Lucas in the News
Modern Mobility: Wear It While You Work | Modern Materials Handling
“There’s a lot of awareness now in terms of the ‘fit for use’ of a device,” says Krishna Venkatasamy, chief technology officer for Lucas Systems. “Ten years ago customers would buy a scan gun whether they needed it or not. But now if they’re using voice for data entry, why carry the gun, too? Buyers are smarter and are deciding on devices based on their fitness for the application.”
The industry is moving toward shrinking form factors for devices, Venkatasamy says, especially in voice-directed applications. In fact, he says some customers are now working to use Lucas’ technology on a smart watch. If users seldom need a screen, a smart watch’s processing power, memory and Wi-Fi connectivity make it a fit for a stand-alone device. Read the full article.