The safety precaution of wearing masks is here to stay in 2021. This new normal trend has inspired UK-based company Binatone to release the “world’s first face mask with integrated earbuds and microphone,” the MaskFone.
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A little light weekend reading, links contributed by the Global Sources analyst team. China-Vietnam sourcing shift enters phase two, bringing more box congestion When people talk about going ‘China +1’ or moving production out of China, it’s important to be aware that many places aren’t yet ready to take over China’s role completely. […]
Since the pandemic in early 2020, the educational system has been greatly affected worldwide. To help reduce the spread of COVID-19, governments from several countries then imposed quarantine measures, thus affecting schools. UNESCO states that “over 1.18 million learners in 186 countries, representing 67.7% of the total number of enrolled students, have been affected.” As a means […]
Service robots are proving to be highly useful in today’s pandemic and are expected to increase in value in the years to come. Image Source: Flavio Lo ScalzoReuters from PRI The healthcare sector around the globe has been immensely overwhelmed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This is where the valuable aid of robots comes into […]