IOT NEWS

Industrial IoT News

Industrial IoT Home

Polte Introduces COVID-19 Distancing and Contact Tracing IoT Solution

By Ken Briodagh
June 22, 2020

Polte recently introduced Polte Proximity, a solution designed to deliver secure social distancing and contact tracing to support organizations returning to work amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

“People are the most important assets of any organization. We realized that Polte's asset tracking solution was easily adapted to create a better, more secure way for organizations to allow their people to feel more confident about going back to work,” said Ed Chao, CEO, Polte. “We are excited to accelerate an organization's ability to automate monitoring of new safety policies while empowering employees as part of the new normal in business operations.”

The Polte Proximity solution reportedly is made up of a Mobile IoT device, an ID badge or facility access card, the Polte IoT Cloud, and analytics. The device connects to 4G LTE and 5G cellular networks and cloud computing infrastructure in order to trace employees.

Polte said its goal is to harness Mobile IoT and cloud computing technology to help companies slow the spread of COVID-19 and automate monitoring of new safety protocol compliance. Polte also has committed to donating half of the profits from Polte Proximity in 2020 to COVID-19 relief efforts.


Ken Briodagh is a storyteller, writer and editor with about two decades of experience under his belt. He is in love with technology and if he had his druthers would beta test everything from shoe phones to flying cars.

Edited by Ken Briodagh

Editorial Director

SHARE THIS ARTICLE
Related Articles

Sage Clarity, IIoT Solutions Provider, Releases ABLE 4.2 for Manufacturing Operations

By: Alex Passett    1/24/2023

Sage Clarity, a provider of next-gen manufacturing software for cutting-edge IIoT solutions, has released ABLE 4.2. This ABLE update is replete with n…

Read More

Opti-Harvest Taps Veea as its Edge Platform

By: Matthew Vulpis    1/10/2023

Opti-Harvest and Veea have implemented several precision farming systems and announced the general availability of a comprehensive edge and cloud solu…

Read More

A Magic 8 Ball for IoT: Guidehouse Insights' IoT Rundown and Long-Term Predictions

By: Alex Passett    12/30/2022

Market opportunities continuously grow in the ever-intelligent world of IoT. Guidehouse Insights predicts what's down the IoT road from 2023 to 2031.

Read More

Basic Industrial IoT: What AWS and Microsoft Azure Offer

By: Alex Passett    12/30/2022

Both Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure are markedly strong contenders in the industrial IoT space. When assessing their solutions, important con…

Read More

Telefonica and Pente Team up to Create 5G Cloud Platform

By: Juhi Fadia    12/30/2022

Telefonica has teamed up with Pente, an enterprise cellular 4G/5G platform provider, to create and deploy a new managed 5G Cloud service using Pente's…

Read More