Proxxi, a Vancouver based startup, created a new wearable gadget named the Halo, which can act a workplace social distance tracker. The Halo will cost $100 and will be shipped to customers beginning on May 4th.
The wearable gadget is worn on the user's wrist and it will vibrate when a person is within 6 feet of another. The Halo runs on low-power Bluetooth connections that can connect to other devices. Additionally, Proxxi stated that the device does not have location tracking, and it does not have personal information tied to the device.
Overall, the wearable gadget provides a solution for workplace safety due to the outbreak of COVID-19. Additionally, the device addresses privacy concerns that users may have.
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