IoT and Future Tech for aiding social distancing by Dr Rishi Bhatnagar
Who would have imagined that COVID-19 would become a global pandemic engulfing 190 countries, bringing the world’s economy to a standstill!
Social distancing is both the new reality and the new normal. It also presents a huge challenge for both businesses and people who depend on face-to-face interactions.
Dr Rishi Bhatnagar, Chair, IET Future Tech Panel and President of Aeris Communications discusses in this whitepaper how various digital and connected technologies have come to the rescue of mankind in this grim situation.
Advancements and applications of digital technologies such as the Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI), Virtual and Augmented Reality (AR/VR), online streaming, video conferencing, robotics, drone technologies etc, have never been more prominent and appreciated than in this moment of widespread social distancing.
Read more to know which individuals and companies are adopting them for work, education and socialising.