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The social-distancing wearables helping in the fight against Covid-19: ‘It keeps the people apart because it’s annoying’

At Enrico Iori’s Italian factory and US offices, about 150 employees wear bracelets, belt clips and lanyards that light up, vibrate and make irritating sounds whenever they get within six feet (1.8 metres) of each other.“We had no outbreak, we had no internally generated cases,” said Iori, the founder and chief executive officer of IK Multimedia, a maker of products for the music industry that has segued into producing pandemic-related wearables. “And the good news is that the people stay apart…

Read the original article at South China Morning Post

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