How do you think IoT will be used in a post-Covid world?

Top Answer : One area I see companies utilizing IoT is when offices open back up. All these counties are adding instructions (e.g. you can only have 25-50% of employees in your office). I definitely see companies utilizing IoT to monitor that, and giving employees an app or something so they can check and see if there’s space in the office for them to go in today.

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Yellow Hard Drive
Software
One area I see companies utilizing IoT is when offices open back up. All these counties are adding instructions (e.g. you can only have 25-50% of employees in your office). I definitely see companies utilizing IoT to monitor that, and giving employees an app or something so they can check and see if there’s space in the office for them to go in today.
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Green Hard Drive
Health Care and Social Assistance
You're right, we already have that process operationalized for the past two months. There’s this app called Apricity we have been using with our call center agents who are essential workers. At 8:00 AM they have to answer six questions on the app and then the nurse will get a feed so they know if the station is green, orange, or red. This was an IT challenge, where I had to integrate that data to badging.  If it is orange or red, I need to turn off the badge. And if they didn't even log into the app, I know the badge will be turned off. It's gonna be a nightmare because people are going to queue up outside without social distancing!
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Black Charger
Finance, Banking & Insurance
When people come back to work, what will the process be? How are you going to collect the data and secure it? Do the employees know that you're doing that.  Do they know where it's being stored and how long you’re going to keep it? We don't have the answers, so the way we're dealing with it is that we're not letting anybody come back yet. But eventually, we will. For example, with these thermal cameras that look at people's temperature, a new crop of very sophisticated IoT devices are going to come online. From an IT perspective, we want to know...are they secure, where did that data go, and what's happening with it? That's going to be very tricky.
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Pink Terminal
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There's a company that sells robots for COVID right now. Instead of paying a medical staff member to sit on site to check peoples temperature to offer whatever medical service they need, those robots go around and actually check their temperatures and things like that.  I think that’s going to become a little more popular now that we're trying to figure out how we operate after this apocalypse we've all been living through. I think it's going to change the scope of everything.
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Blue Hard Drive
Finance, Banking & Insurance
I anticipate we'll see more rapid adoption of IoT technology in the commercial real-estate industry. Although PropTech funding has dipped significantly, industry experts anticipate a rebound in 2021. IoT will enable us to return to work/office more swiftly and safely..with things like proximity monitoring solutions, respiratory sensors etc..
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