As governments and businesses around the world strive to get people back into their offices after the global shutdown, keeping employees healthy and safe is a major concern and physical distancing measures need to be in place to protect employees. Signify Innovations, the world leader in lighting, claims to have developed feature-rich app to help businesses in keeping employees healthy and safe while returning to their respective workplaces.
“More than ever, technology can now help us ensuring that businesses can deliver an optimal working environment as we gradually start to make our return to office life. Interact will support to ease the transition and keep everyone safe and healthy,” said Ronnie Koster, Global Systems Business Leader Office and Industry at Signify.
In fact, the lighting major recently announced that it has optimised features in its Interact Office software applications (Space Management and Workspace App) to help employees keep their distance and stay healthy & safe in the office. Signify claims that by using the Interact software applications powered by the connected lighting infrastructure, building managers can take critical decisions based on data rather than assumptions.
According to the company, its Interact Office Workspace App enables companies to use their connected lighting infrastructure for indoor navigation; guiding employees to uncrowded areas of the building and enabling them to reserve a desk in a space where occupancy is still at acceptable levels. All the while ensuring physical distancing rules are maintained.
The Space Management Application provides data insights that enable building managers to make informed decisions about how to best manage their space. The application effectively monitors real-time occupancy data, allowing building managers to identify the most densely populated areas in the building and set COVID-19 related occupancy limitations. Data collected from the Interact connected lighting system can also identify any high-traffic areas so they can be cleaned more frequently.
Signify is committed to protecting employee health, safety, and wellbeing. The company recently launched new IoT sensors with Environmental monitoring capabilities – including monitoring temperature, air quality, noise levels, daylight levels, and relative humidity. Another example of Signify is enabling businesses to monitor their office environment and optimise conditions for their employees.
Signify is the world leader in lighting for professionals and consumers and lighting for the Internet of Things. Signify’s Philips products, Interact connected lighting systems and data-enabled services, deliver business value and transform life in homes, buildings and public spaces. With 2019 sales of EUR 6.2 billion, the company has approximately 38,000 employees and presence in over 70 countries. Signify, which has been named Industry Leader in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for three years in a row, is continuously busy unlocking the extraordinary potential of light for brighter lives and a better world.