Sunday May 31, 2020

Tech firm turns its sights on social distance monitoring devices

Making sure employees keep a safe distance from one another will be a chore as we gradually get back to the workplace following the Covid-19 lockdown, but one company is offering employers a hi-tech solution

Killian Woods

Business reporter

10th May, 2020
Conall Laverty, founder and chief executive of Wia: smart sensor technology tracks flow of workers in office. Picture: Fergal Phillips

Irish tech company Wia has begun to develop products that help firms monitor and practice social distancing in the workplace.

Lockdown measures imposed in Ireland due to the global pandemic are set to ease over the coming months, with many offices expected to reopen. However, the reopened workplaces will be expected to ensure appropriate social distancing arrangements have been put in place.

Conall Laverty, the founder of Dublin-based Wia, said the firm had developed a...

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