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World’s Largest Utility Deploys RealWear Voice-Controlled Hands-Free Wearable Computer

February 08, 2019 / IoT Business News

China’s State Grid boosts worker safety compliance and productivity for high-voltage live-line maintenance using state-of-the-art RealWear HMT-1 Android head-mounted hands-free wearable computer. RealWear, Inc. today announced that State Grid, the world’s largest utility, selected RealWear as its supplier of hands-free computers for its line workers and electrical engineers to improve safety and productivity. State Grid said it chose RealWear HMT-1 over AR smart glasses or other headsets for its unique purpose-built, safety-conscious form factor, including a 100% hands-free user experience. Andy Lowery, Cofounder and CEO of RealWear, said: Lowery continued: “This is why the HMT-1 is the preferred wearable choice for hazardous environments like the utility sector. Having the support of your team right there with you when handling dangerous procedures can help mitigate accidents while speeding maintenance procedures. We’re proud to see the HMT-1 help keep the ligh...