Yearly Archives - 2020

Align Your Business with 2021 COVID-19 Legislation

If one of your employees tests positive for COVID-19, you obviously want to do your very best to immediately stop the spread and keep your workplace safe. But now, at least in California, that task also involves fulfilling specific legal requirements quickly or risking having your business shut down. Most daunting is that these new...

Turing Shield is Nominated for the 2021 Edison Awards

Thomas Edison had more than 1,000 successful U.S. patent applications and changed our world with such innovations as the light bulb, the phonograph, and the alkaline storage battery. His spirit of invention is honored through the annual Edison Awards, which celebrate the most innovative products in the world. Being recognized as an Edison winner is...

Turing Video and JLL Team Up to Bring Advanced AI Security to the Real Estate Industry

Turing Video seems to have “put a brain on the camera, giving it the ability to think.” That’s how Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE: JLL) describes the Turing Machine that is revolutionizing security and safeguarding against the global pandemic — and beyond. Now, JLL has partnered with Turing Video to bring this technology to the real estate...

Keeping Grocery Stores Safe with Turing Shield

COVID-19 has changed our world and our lives. We have watched the pandemic surge, claiming more than a quarter of a million lives. We worry about our loved ones. Nothing feels the same as it did just a year ago. And yet there is one thing that has remained blissfully the same: there has always...

Importance of Face Mask Compliance and Safety for Businesses

Across the country, businesses have been struggling to open and remain open. Over 100,000 small businesses had permanently closed due to COVID as of May and many big names have filed bankruptcy, including JCPenny, Pier 1, Hertz, and Gold’s Gym. Other businesses that are considered essential have been open, but at great risk to...

Reopening Federal Agencies and Institutions Safely and Efficiently

COVID-19 cases are spiking around the world — and also in U.S. federal agencies and institutions. But unlike, say, a donut shop, the government and the military can’t just shut down indefinitely and wait out the pandemic. At the same time, no one would advise letting the virus run rampant through our government offices and...

The Turing Shield: Helping Universities Reopen with Confidence

There is a general consensus that our colleges and universities should reopen but there is an even stronger consensus that we need to do so as safely as possible. How can our colleges and universities rebound from last spring’s campus closures and find innovative ways to educate while keeping health, wellness, and equity as the...

Prepare for a Fall Surge of New COVID-19 Cases — and Lawsuits

As we round the bend into winter, two very alarming statistics are on the rise — the number of new COVID-19 cases and the number of pandemic-related lawsuits filed against employers. The combined effect of these two statistics will surely have detrimental consequences on our society and economy. More specifically, they threaten to bring even...

H.R. 7340: Chai Suthammanont Remembrance Act – Bill to Protect Federal Workers Passed

With the United States Congress and its constituents enduring such a tumultuous 2020, the public has barely noticed their recent introduction of a monumental bill to help protect themselves and all other federal employees from workplace exposure to coronavirus. This legislation, which passed in The House of Representatives on Sept. 30 and was introduced...

Amazon reports nearly 20,000 COVID-19 Cases

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, businesses across the world have grappled with one very important question: How can they continue to function while keeping employees as safe as possible? That question has played out dramatically at Amazon, which has reported more than 19,000 cases of COVID-19 amongst its 1.37 million employees. Amazon claims that its rate...