Guardhat will present the Smart Connected Worker platform as a participating sponsor of The Smart Factory @ Wichita



DETROIT, November 1, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Guardhat today announced that it is a participating sponsor of The Smart Factory @ Wichita, a new Industry 4.0 immersive experience center from Deloitte.

The Smart Factory @ Wichita is a 60,000 square foot sustainable space located on Wichita State University Innovation Campus. The smart factory includes a fully operational production line and experienced laboratories to develop and explore the innovative capabilities of the smart factory. As a participating sponsor, Guardhat will work with Deloitte to advance the execution of smart factories and enable manufacturers to quickly adopt cutting-edge Industry 4.0 technologies to create new business models and improve safety, quality. , productivity and sustainability. As part of the sponsorship, Guardhat intends to leverage the powerful ecosystem of The Smart Factory @ Wichita to help customers across industries innovate and modernize their workplaces with cutting-edge solutions for connected workers, including smart headsets and other wearable devices that enable real-time situation. awareness, immediate emergency response, environmental, biometric and risk monitoring, remote expert assistance, etc., to improve worker safety and productivity.

“Guardhat helps frontline workers do their jobs with greater ease and impact, and stay safe while doing it,” said Saikat Dey, CEO of Guardhat. “Our connected worker platform is part of the larger digital transformation technology ecosystem. Being integrated with Smart Factory @ Wichita means we can collaborate, test, test and explore with some of the brightest, most forward-looking minds in industrial operations and IT / OT convergence. It is also crucial to have a place where customers can experience this technology live. It’s “see it believe it” technology – new form factors that deliver real-time, proactive and preventative alerting and intelligence. This factory shows where manufacturing needs to move and move fast, to retain and build a smarter, safer and more technologically-aware workforce. “

The Smart Factory @ Wichita is a highly digitized connected production facility that uses technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT) and robotics to help businesses make products, create a new business value, to unlock data-driven insights and automate or eliminate business processes. These technologies allow people to do their jobs more productively and efficiently, while improving overall quality and safety. The Smart Factory @ Wichita will bring digital transformations to life by demonstrating how to merge existing technologies with new innovations, sparking a dialogue on how businesses can accelerate their journey to scalable and sustainable capabilities.

“The integration of companies like Guardhat into The Smart Factory @ Wichita will accelerate the adoption of Industry 4.0 technologies and the value they can bring to manufacturers in all ecosystems,” said Stephen laaper, Director, Deloitte Consulting srl. “Connected worker technology helps protect workers, amplify their impact on production, and provide information for further improvements. The combined power of Guardhat and our other sponsors will present the incredible opportunities made possible by true digital transformation. ”

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About Guardhat

Guardhat is a pioneer in end-to-end connected worker safety solutions for industrial workers. The company offers advanced wearable technology; a proprietary platform of connected workers – unmatched in its ability to ingest, manage and analyze unstructured data; easy-to-deploy monitoring and reporting software; and a growing ecosystem of partner integrations. With Guardhat, companies can monitor the location, health and working environment of workers to speed up reaction time and proactively help resolve safety issues. Guardhat is headquartered at Detroit, Michigan and operates globally. The company holds 13 patents in real-time tracking systems, portable solution design and connected work software. For more information visit:

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