Wearable Devices Used for Employee Location Tracking

What is Employee Location Tracking?

Employee Location Tracking is the act of measuring, recording and monitoring an employees location within the context of their job. It can involve both indoor location tracking and outdoor location tracking which general require different technologies to achieve.

Benefits of Employee Location Tracking

Employee Location Tracking on it's own can provide improved worker security and safety, especially when managing evacuation procedures during an emergency. In addition, tracking worker locations can enable many other workplace applications with a wide range of benefits including improved productivity, increased safety, and reduced costs.

How Do the Following Wearables Provide Employee Location Tracking?

The following list of wearables are capable of providing Employee Location Tracking because they include sensors designed to track location and can transmit data over a wireless network. Some devices have built in GPS sensors for outdoor location tracking, while other devices may rely on Bluetooth, Ultra-Wideband, or Wi-Fi triangulation in order to track worker location indoors or underground.

Related Workplace Applications

Indoor Location Tracking, Location Based Notifications, Outdoor Location Tracking, Contractor Reconciliation, Occupational Health and Safety, Lone Worker Monitoring, Digital Zone Board, Short Term Exposure Monitoring & Long Term Exposure Monitoring

RealWear HMT-1

Worn on the Head and used for Industrial applications.
The RealWear HMT-1 provides the foundation for an integrated workforce. Use it in wet, dusty, hot, dangerous, and loud industrial...

Zebra Dart Tag

Worn on the Body (Anywhere) and used for Industrial applications.
This small device tag can monitor and track the location of assets and personnel visibility in real time using Ultra-Wideband (UWB)...

Leica Pegasus Backpack

Worn on the Torso and used for Industrial applications.
The Leica Pegasus Backpack is a reality capture sensor platform that provides a mobile mapping solution. The wearable backpack contains 5...

Zebra WT6000 Wearable Computer

Worn on the Wrist and used for Industrial applications.
The Zebra WT6000 is a multipurpose computing device that is worn on the wrist and a part of Zebra's line of Total Wearable Solutions. It is...

Deloitte Smart Helmet

Worn on the Head and used for Industrial applications.
The Smart Helmet Clip is an industrial-grade wearable device that facilitates safer productivity in heavy industries. It has a modular...


Worn on the Wrist and used for Lifestyle & Fitness applications.
The Leikr GPS sport watch is designed for accessible, realtime functionality through WiFi connectivity and a propriety Linux based...