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FedEx has introduced a new Bluetooth based asset tracking system in time for anticipated shipping of COVID-19 vaccines, as well as for other emergency pharmaceuticals and medical supplies. Customers in …

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The NHS in Scotland has deployed a Bluetooth and Wi-Fi based mesh network to reduce the spread of viruses including Covid-19 at a care home in Inverness. IoT networking company …

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A new Bluetooth specification is being developed so wearable devices can participate in existing smartphone-based coronavirus (COVID-19) notification systems, being deployed with Bluetooth technology. The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) …

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Telefónica’s new digital-change unit, Telefónica Tech, has adapted its existing catalogue of IoT and big data solutions for the post-coronavirus recovery of the retail, tourism, hospitality, transport, and mobility sectors, …

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Deutsche Telekom is offering a sensor-based people counting solution and alert system to retailers in Germany manage in-store traffic volumes and social distancing as they reopen after lockdown. The solution …

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Siemens

  German company Siemens has developed a workplace distancing solution that helps manufacturers to simulate and manage employee exposure risks while enabling productivity throughout their facilities In a release, the …

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IoT-based sensor technologies will become increasingly essential as a means to track and monitor such things as location, distance, and presence in the post coronavirus (Covid-19) era, according to the …

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Covid-19 coronavirus

Short-term impacts from the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic on the burgeoning internet-of-things (IoT) market will see an 18 percent slump in new wide-area connections in 2020 compared with previous forecasts. However, …

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5G robot

  South Korea’s largest telecommunications operator SK Telecom, together with Omron Electronics Korea, has developed a 5G-powered autonomous robot to fight COVID-19. Featuring technologies such as 5G, AI, autonomous driving …

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Singapore is trialing the usage of a robot dog from Boston Dynamics to assist with social distancing measures in parks, gardens and nature reserves. The announcement by Singapore’s Smart Nation …

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