There will be many devices and applications for the “touchless” office, including thermal cameras, facial recognition, wireless USB, NFC (Near-field communication), QR codes, personal devices and apps, voice, sensors, wearables/AR for meetings, and LIDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) for occupancy.

This talk covers them all and gets into how the AV technology industry will play a role in deploying these for clients. But here’s one thing to consider as we move to a more common work-from-home world: personnel development and mentoring.

“What we can’t lose sight of is our next generation. How are they going to learn? We learned from others teaching us on the job, if everyone is working remotely, how will the next generation be taught and mentored?”

Pete Coman, Global Workplace and Education Technology Specialist, PTS Consulting