Reading the room: how and why IoT sensors improve collaboration and wellness in meetings


The Future of Work Theatre
C Collaboration

Dr Nigel Oseland, independent workplace strategist and Chris Parker, senior product manager, Sharp, present the latest research on the impact of indoor air quality, temperature and lighting on office worker performance and wellness. Sharp’s latest interactive display, the Windows collaboration display, offers a quick meeting start, and includes IoT sensors that give rich data on environmental conditions and meeting room usage. This spatial intelligence offers the chance to create better systems for automating a more comfortable meeting room environment. Better meeting spaces support improved concentration, attention span, cognitive functioning, mood and motivation, giving you better value for the most expensive areas of your office.

What you will takeaway from this session:

  • How air quality, temperature and lighting affect worker performance and wellness
  • How you can improve collaboration and productivity by measuring the environmental conditions of the meeting area
  • How future trends in smart display technology will improve engagement and collaboration
  • How IoT sensors and the intelligent cloud will play a central role in the design and management of the future workplace

Senior Product Manager
Sharp Electronics Europe
Environmental Psychologist
Workplace Unlimited