Advanced Manufacturing

Factory workers face a major COVID-19 risk. Here’s how AI can help keep them safe

Workers wearing face shields work at an assembly line of mobile phones at Lava International Limited's manufacturing plant, after some restrictions were lifted during an extended nationwide lockdown to slow the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Noida, India, May 12, 2020. Picture taken  May 12, 2020. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis - RC2FNG903YU7

Monitoring social distancing and the use of protective gear can help shield workers from coronavirus. Image: REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Tejpreet Singh Chopra
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Bharat Light & Power (BLP)
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