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73% Open to Wearables at Work but Potential Privacy Issues Could Be a Concern

October 27, 2014

IoT Statistics - consumer attitudes to data collection through wearable smart devices.

If you use wearables at home, it might be evident how these little tracking devices could be beneficial in the workplace. However, the potential for companies to collect this information without employee knowledge or consent raises the issue of transparency with regards to data collection. Whether monitoring our daily steps, using intelligent I.D. badges to access buildings and rooms, or wearing smart glasses to check email on-the-go (and much, much more!), a majority of workers (73%) are open to the idea of bringing wearables into the workplace, according to a study released on Monday, October 27, from Kronos Incorporated conducted … Continue reading 73% Open to Wearables at Work but Potential Privacy Issues Could Be a Concern