Feb 25, 2021

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Focus Shift To Game Changing Technologies In KSA-Impact Of Covid 19

The rapid spread of Covid-19 in Saudi Arabia introduced new challenges across the business landscape, and most IT companies had to shift to “work from home” mode due to safety reasons. Communication was the biggest challenge that they faced during these times. With the arrival of vaccines in the market, many companies have started functioning from their own premises once again. They have improvised their work patterns with some interesting game-changing technologies.

IoT, AI and Machine learning implemented office working procedures are the new workspace technologies in 2021. These technologies consist of robots for helping in work processes, IoT powered social distancing and more. The upgraded software solutions and technology proved the disciplined way of innovation during the pandemic situation.

The Saudi Vision 2030 framework, released in 2017, paved the way for digital transformation. The onset of COVID-19 enabled the implementation and testing of this transition.

AI and ML in Contactless Thermal Screening

To check the temperature of all office coming employees maintaining a no-contact norm, a thermal temperature measurement tool is required. This thermographic screening method uses cameras with infrared visions that measure the temperature of each individual and send alerts if anyone with a high temperature is detected. The camera is capable of checking 100 people at a time and sending data to the device with the help of AI and machine learning technologies.

AI sensors and ML for interaction tracking

AI Technology Enables To Monitor Social Distancing

Wearable devices that produces alerts when employees are not adhering to the social distancing regulations have been installed in some companies. Through this employees will be aware of maintaining the stipulated gap with the use of sensor powered secure distance providing system. This is facilitated again been made by combining the power of AI and machine learning.

Amazon implemented a contact-less monitoring device, called “Distance Assistant”- an AI powered screen with green circles around employees to maintain social distancing.

Robots in the workplace

Cobots Reduce Human Workload

For Sanitation and Disinfection, Milagrow Humantech developed a disinfection robot that leverages light detection and ranging technology along with simultaneous localization and mapping technologies to navigate the premises and sanitize the floors without any human intervention.

There are robots that are designed to support humans in their work called cobots or collaborative robots. Cobots can lift and shift items and the physical burden on employees is reduced. Thus the social distancing is easily maintained.

Looking into the future

IoT solutions, AI, machine learning etc., are among the many innovations that improve safety within the workplace and ensure that firms can survive the crisis. It is proved that technologies can transform the working environments and can shield business operations from disruption.

In Saudi Arabia, integrating artificial intelligence across different work scenarios could help in combating future outbreaks or crisis.

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