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SocialDistancingAssetTrackingEmployee Gatheringin EmergenciesPatientTrackingFindEquipmentIndoorNavigationPhysical AccessControlTeleconferencesystemProximity-BasedPatient Data SharingControlledAccessSocial DistancingWhen users get within a pre-set zone, the UWB device can remind them to maintain social distance by signaling an alarm. The UWB device can also generate warning signals when users are nearing one another.Controlled AccessFor production safety and security, tools and/or facilities are locked from unauthorized access; only users equipped with a UWB-enabled device and with correct credentials are allowed to use and access these tools and/or facilities. Physical Access ControlThe entry point of an office building automatically unlocks or locks when authorized holders of UWB-enabled devices (e.g. access badges, wearables or smartphones) approach or leave, in a hands-free and secure manner. Indoor NavigationPeople can use high-accuracy, turn-by-turn indoor navigation services to guide them to a specified destination in the facility, such as a shop or the conference room for a meeting. Employee Gathering in EmergenciesIn case of emergency, a UWB-enabled infrastructure helps the facility's management system to track and trace any employees remaining onsite. Asset TrackingIn an industrial location, a management system with a UWB positioning infrastructure tracks assets. Find EquipmentUsing UWB’s precise positioning capabilities, authorized employees can quickly locate the equipment they need.Patient TrackingIn a hospital, a management system with a UWB positioning infrastructure tracks patients. Teleconference SystemA UWB-enabled teleconference system in a conference room identifies attendees that are not yet present and sends those attendees a notification of upcoming meetings. Using the notification, the attendees can use indoor navigation to get directions to the intended conference room. Proximity-Based Patient Data SharingBased on the patient’s pre-authorization, medical staff can obtain the patient’s data as they approach the patient. Medical personnel can quickly understand what the patient needs.

Wherever people work, from the factory floor and the warehouse to the office, the classroom, or the hospital ward, UWB keeps people safe and increases productivity.

UWB badges and wristbands take the guesswork out of social distancing, with precise measurements of distance and movement, supported by alerts when people get too close.

That same ability to monitor location and movement makes asset tracking more precise and more useful, with real-time details about what’s where. People find equipment and tools faster, and fewer items go missing.

Precise indoor directions make it easier to navigate large-scale work facilities, such as warehouses or multi-building campuses, while logical and physical access control increase security, ensuring only authorized personnel do things like use computers to view information or adjust settings, operate dangerous machinery, or enter secured areas.

Teleconferencing is more productive, as the system can recognize who is in the room and identify the speaker. People don’t have to explain who’s on the call before the discussion begins and everyone can speak more freely, without having to announce themselves first.

In medical facilities, UWB helps people find the services they’re looking for, and proximity-based patient data sharing makes it easier to access relevant medical records whenever they’re needed. Patients are free to roam, yet caregivers know who’s where, even in a crowd.

Also, in emergencies, UWB lets safety teams and first responders confirm that everyone is safe and nobody has been left behind.