- Year: 2020
- Award: World Summit Award
- Category: Smart Settlements & Urbanization
- Producer: Evert Bulcke, Kimball Felix, Nico Janssens
- Country: Belgium
- URL: https://rombit.be/worker-safety-solutions/
Romware from Belgium uses plug-and-play IoT technology to make industrial sites safe. Accidents at work have significant human and economic consequences. Romware wearables prevent man-machine collisions, notify emergency response teams in man down scenarios, and support evacuation procedures. The Romware scale-up adapted the industrial safety wearable into a bracelet for social distancing at work. Romware Covid prevents the spread of the coronavirus among employees, by combining physical distancing alerts with follow-up contact tracing.