wearables News

Google Glass Finds a New Home at the Factory

Remember Google Glass? The vaunted debut of the company’s computerized eyewear six years ago was one of Silicon Valley’s more spectacular flops. Deemed too awkward and pretentious, early users were disparaged as “glassholes” by a critical public. Parent company Alphabet …

LexisNexis: U.S. Insurers Unprepared to Leverage IoT Data for Strategic Business Needs

While insurers in the U.S. recognize the impact the data will have on the industry, few currently have an IoT strategy, are collecting IoT data or have dedicated resources in place, according to a new LexisNexis Risk Solutions research. This …

Workers’ Comp to Benefit From New Technology

New technology promises to improve workers’ compensation programs, according to a Marsh webcast broadcast last week. According to Tom Ryan, market research leader, for Marsh’s Workers Compensation Center of Excellence, there are many areas of workers’ comp that can benefit …

Commentary: Soon Work Equipment Will Include Wearable Tech

The wearable technology startups that get attention make products a Silicon Valley executive or journalist might use – fitness trackers, virtual-reality gaming headsets, jewelry that delivers text-message alerts. It’s lifestyle stuff. But wearable development in the near future depends on …

Insurance Industry Explores Google Glass Uses

Improved customer service may be just one benefit insurers could see by using Google Glass in their operations. Michael Clifton, vice president of Insurance for Cognizant, described some of the benefits in the company‚Äôs white paper last year, Google Glass: …