AMAZON IS TESTING A WEARABLE DEVICE THAT LIGHTS UP AND BEEPS WHEN WAREHOUSE WORKERS GET TOO CLOSE TO EACH OTHER
Amazon is testing a wearable device that notifies
fulfillment center workers when they’re violating social distancing rules.
The device is a clear plastic sleeve with a clip that features an LED light and audio system, according to a memo seen by CNBC. When workers are too close to one another, the wearable emits a loud beeping noise and the light flashes. Amazon’s facility in Kent, Washington, will begin deploying the device starting Wednesday, according to a private online group for warehouse workers.
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