Businesses around the world rely upon a generation to make certain worker safety, accelerate facts delivery, and preserve consistency. In addition, governments have invested in the upcoming generation to combat the COVID-19 epidemic.
Financial advisors, utilities, retailers, and others who have relied on personal communications are hardest hit by this pandemic. However, many companies have escaped the slowdown, and much of the credit is going into digital readiness and technological business change. Businesses are using collaboration tools to support work from home, and retailers are using contactless payment and shipping methods. With increasing social distancing, the use of drones for supply also increases.
In China, self-driving cars deliver medicines and other necessities to disaster-hit areas. Baidu’s automotive platform Apollo has partnered with Neolix to supply a hospital in Beijing.The Apollo Health Organization’s cloud service is provided. In addition, another company, Idriverplus, has used its fleet of automated street cleaners to disinfect hospitals. The Antwork drone, manufactured by the Japanese company Terra Terra, was used to meet the needs of the city infected by the Xinchang virus. In California, the Nuro R2 robotic vehicle is providing food and protective equipment to field hospitals and other quarantined patients.
Full-body infrared scanners are being installed at airports around the world to monitor passengers. These thermal imaging systems detect abnormal body temperatures and identify people who may be infected. Transport stations. The Chinese company Baidu has developed an infrared system based on artificial intelligence to monitor large numbers of people. He installed such a system at Qinghe Station in Beijing. It can control up to 200 people per minute without
causing any confusion. Body scanners and infrared thermometers are also used in banks,
offices, hotels, retail stores, and other public places.
Technology can help clear the mess by tracking down infected people and those who interact with them. The Indian Arogya Setu app uses the smartphone’s bluetooth and GPS to detect other users nearby and issue alerts when a person’s COVID is positive. On the other hand, Apple and Google have developed a system that uses bluetooth transmission to keep track of contacts. Data is stored on the mobile phone and can be accessed through the official WHO application. Italy has launched its Immuni application. Based on this API from Apple- Google. Similarly, Singapore is working hard to develop wearable devices for all residents and the Chinese government has installed security cameras in various locations to monitor people in the quarantine area. Tech companies are also testing facial recognition systems based on artificial intelligence to track infected people.
In this global epidemic, technology is combining video conferencing and digital networking. Virtual events have replaced face-to-face meetings. The Google Cloud Next 20 conference will take place online under the name Digital Connect. Then there is the Collison North America Technical Conference. The internet-based financial software Fintso supports independent financial advisors in effective communication with customers. The National Health Service (NHS) has made Microsoft Teams video conferencing software available to all employees in the UK. Audio/video calls to share patient information from anywhere. Many doctors in China have started using Zoom for online consultations.
Schools and universities have chosen to study online. Many organizations use video conferencing tools, such as Google Meet and ZOOM Meeting, while other organizations have created special learning platforms. As a result, many independent online learning sites have greatly increased their user base during this period. India’s online learning platform BYJU’S has seen a 200% increase in new enrollment.
Organizations use technologies like VPN, collaboration tools, and cloud meetings to seamlessly manage remote work. Now more and more employees are taking over their work from home. For example, Cisco is expanding its Webex software to support the business and provide 24/7 support. Project management tools like Trello and collaboration apps like Slack also make it easy for teams to work remotely. Not only does this technology provide more flexibility at work, but it also saves time for remote workers.
Technology also makes it possible to travel safely in many parts of the world. Unmanned vehicles, robots and drones are used around the world to transport important objects. To maintain social distance, people often shop and order online. The company supports online retailers, food aggregators and restaurants through contactless delivery. The rise of e-wallets and other digital payment methods has also paved the way for a true contactless delivery ecosystem. Location instead of delivering the goods in person.
Lack of communication and the sharing of incorrect data during a virus outbreak can be disastrous, and technology can play a role in solving this problem. Popular services like Google, Facebook and YouTube create transparent scenarios by showing users accurate information. Learning (ML) is used to identify fake news and prevent it from spreading. In addition, other social platforms have joined the World Health Organization (WHO) to provide verified data to users and businesses. In India, telecom operators are playing coronavirus ringtones to spread information.
Technologies like AI, ML, IoT and the cloud have made companies more efficient in their operations. This pandemic has forced companies to move beyond traditional strategies and introduce more technology into their daily operations. Start building a digital infrastructure and prepare to thrive in the new environment.
-Content by NithyaLakshmi