Beyond Hard Hats: Wearables in the Construction Workforce

“Industry experts have long suggested technology like Google Glass has the potential to have a big impact in the construction industry, with the ability to provide data right out at the jobsite,” according to a post on  “However, research is continually showing there are other opportunities as well, such as for BIM (building information modeling), project management, and safety, among other jobsite processes.” Construction-specific products such as connected hard hats and smartwatches, will take some time to break into the industry. Improving jobsite productivity with wearables is a good direction in which to move.

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