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ProGlove named a Cool Vendor by Gartner in May 2020

27th May 2020
Alex Lynn

ProGlove has been named a Cool Vendor by Gartner. According to the report, technology and service providers selling into the manufacturing market often identify gaps in their portfolio that they cannot fill due to lack of skills and resources. These Cool Vendors may be of interest for providers to create more complete solutions for their customers.

“We are delighted to be named a Gartner Cool Vendor,” said Andreas Koenig, CEO, ProGlove. “In our opinion, Gartner analysts are instrumental in helping supply chain leaders understand the importance of digital transformation. We believe this designation validates our commitment to human-centred design and the digital connection between people and processes in industrial settings. To be recognised in this 2020 Cool Vendor report is an honour.”

The combination of worker ergonomics plus process efficiencies makes ProGlove notable to leaders in manufacturing, distribution, and logistics. The company’s flagship product is the MARK family of ultralight wearable barcode scanners. The MARK system untethers workers from workstations to keep work flowing and saves up to six seconds per scan. Acoustic, optic, and haptic feedback signal success for each scan and keep hands free for other tasks.

The MARK wearable may also be used in conjunction with a new app for Android to remind workers to maintain social distance. The MARK Display scanner also features a high-contrast, non-reflective, e-ink display to bring crucial information right to the back of the hand of the mobile worker. This is of value in reducing the number of times other screens must be consulted for instructions and next steps. 

As COVID-19 continues to re-shape the supply chain - and impact workers throughout- solutions that deliver on both personal safety and workplace efficiency in this era of digital transformation are of immediate value.

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