Magazine Article | August 25, 2015

How Wearable Technology Can Solve The Impending Baby-Boomer Brain Drain

Source: Field Technologies Magazine

By Brian Ballard, CEO, APX Labs, www.apx-labs.com

Smart glasses are an effective way to preserve “tribal knowledge” and pass it on to the next generation of workers.

As baby boomers retire, businesses in many industries are experiencing a skills and knowledge shortage. As employers try to bridge the gap caused by this “brain drain,” they are looking to new technologies to capture the wisdom of their experienced talent, digitize it, and share it with new employees.

Forward-thinking companies have discovered that smart glasses are a perfect tool to accomplish this goal. There are many smart glasses vendors on the market today, delivering a range of form-factors and price-points. A common feature of almost all these is the ability to capture video, images, audio notes, and other content while the worker is hands-on, doing their day-to-day job.

VIEW THE MAGAZINE ARTICLE!
Signing up provides unlimited access to:
Signing up provides unlimited access to:
  • Trend and Leadership Articles
  • Case Studies
  • Extensive Product Database
  • Premium Content
HELLO. PLEASE LOG IN. X

Not yet a member of Field Technologies Online? Register today.

ACCOUNT SIGN UP X
Please fill in your account details
Login Information
ACCOUNT SIGN UP

Subscriptions

Sign up for the newsletter that brings you the industry's latest news, technologies, trends and products.

You might also want to: