2019 Tech Roadmap For EHS Technologies

Published 23 January 2019 by Bill Pennington &

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Executive Summary

This Tech Roadmap report clarifies the business value, pace of innovation and maturity of 25 Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) technologies. Verdantix conducted a fact-based assessment of the maturity, innovation, future prospects and business value of each solution. EHS managers responsible for selecting technologies to support processes, systems and objectives should use this report to identify the technologies that can add value to their operations. The technologies identified are blockchain for EHSQ, exoskeletons, augmented reality HMD’s and software, virtual reality training, wearable hazard sensors, wearable vital sign monitors, mobile workforce solutions, IIoT safety platforms, proximity sensors, predictive analytics, UAV solutions, EHS software, product compliance software, sustainability software, online SDS database,  EHS mobile apps, contractor management platforms, digital training, EHS regulatory database, stationary environmental sensors, stack emission monitors, and internal databases. 

Table of contents

Tech Roadmap Analysis As A Tool For Corporate Managers And Vendors
Key Questions Answered By Tech Roadmap Analysis
Tech Roadmap Analysis Aligns With Regulatory Compliance, Safety And Risk

Tech Roadmap For EHS Technologies
Defining The Market For EHS Technologies

Tech Roadmap Methodology
Identifying The Five Market Phases Of Technology Maturity
Three Technology Life Cycles Differentiate Business Value
Technology Adoption And Success Influence Positioning Pace Of
Innovation Determines The Time To Next Life Cycle Phase
How To Use Tech Roadmap Analysis For Portfolio Management

EHS Technologies In Phase 1: Research and Development
1.1 Blockchain For EHSQ

EHS Technologies In Phase 2: Launch
2.1 Active Exoskeletons
2.2 Passive Exoskeletons
2.3 Augmented Reality Head Mounted Displays
2.4 Augmented Reality Software
2.5 Virtual Reality Training
2.6 Wearable Hazard Sensors
2.7 Wearable Vital Signs Monitors
2.8 Mobile Workforce Solutions
2.9 Safety IIoT Platforms
2.10 Proximity Sensors
2.11 Predictive Analytics

EHS Technologies In Phase 3: Growth
3.1 UAV Solutions
3.2 EHS Software — On Premise
3.3 EHS Software — Cloud
3.4 Product Compliance Software
3.5 Sustainability Software
3.6 Online SDS Database
3.7 EHS Mobile Apps
3.8 Contractor Management Platforms
3.9 Digital Training

EHS Technologies In Phase 4: Maturity
4.1 EHS Regulatory Databases
4.2 Stationary Environmental Sensors
4.3 Stack Emission Monitors
4.4 Internal Databases

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Figure 1. EHS Tech Roadmap Technology Solution Groupings
Figure 2. Tech Roadmap For EHS Technologies

Organisations mentioned

a1-cbiss, ABB, Accuvio, Acumentive, Aerialtronics, Aerodyne, Aeron, Aeronavics, Aeryon Labs, AirShark, Airsweb, Airware, Alcumus Group, Alpha Industrial Drones, Altech Environment USA, Amazon Web Service (AWS), American Water, Apple, APM Terminals, Ascending Technologies, Ashland, Assent Compliance, Atheer, Atoun, Audi, Avetics, Avetta, Avnet, Babcock & Wilcox, BAE Systems, Beca, Bioservo Technologies, Blackline Safety, Bloomberg Environment, Blue Vision, BlueUp, BMW, Bosch, Bosch Sensortec, BROWZ, B-Temia, Caterpillar, CEMTEK Environmental, CEMEX, Chemscape, Chipotle, Cineon Training, Claitec, Cleandrone, CODEL Monitoring Solutions, compacer, ComplianceMetrix, Comply1, Contractor Compliance, Cority, Corvex Connected Safety, Cyberdyne, Cyberhawk, Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME), Dakota Software, DAQRI, DEKRA, Delair-Tech, Deloitte, Delta Drone, DevonWay, DJI, DNV GL, Donesafe, dorsaVi, Draganfly, Drone On Demand, DroneBase, DroneView Technologies, DuPont Sustainable Solutions, Durag Group, EasyM2M, EcoOnline, Ecotech, Effective Software, EHS Insight, ehso, Ekso Bionics, Eleksen, Emerson, Emerson Process Management, Enablon, Endress+Hauser, Enhesa, ENMET, Enviance, EON Reality, Epson, Equipois, Equivital, ERA EHS, Essensium, Ethosh, ETQ, EVORA Global, Exhauss, Express Logic, Extronics, Fabriq OS, FarmaTrust, Fatigue Science, FER Strumenti, Fitbit, Flyability, Focused Photonics, Ford, Garmin, Gasmet, Gensuite, Globe Manufacturing, Go-ARC, Gobio Robot, Google, Grainger Industrial Supply, GreenRoad, Guardhat, Heads Up, Health & Safety Institute (HSI), Heddoko, Hexoskin, Hitachi, Honda, Honeywell, Horiba, HORIBA Process & Environmental, HTC, IBM, Ideagen, Immersive Factory, Industrial Scientific, Industrial SkyWorks, Industrial Training International, Innophys, IntegrityNext, Intelex, INX Software, iPoint-systems, IsoMetrix, JLL, J.P. Morgan, Kenzen, Kespry, KHA Environmental, Kinetic, Kittiwake Procal, Laevo, Lendlease, Levitate Technologies, Librestream, Lockheed Martin, Logical Safety, Lone Worker Solutions, Lumus, M3SH, Magic Leap, MākuSafe, Maven Machines, Measure, Mercury Instruments, Meshify, Meta, Microsoft, MIRA, MMC, Modjoul, myosh, Myzone, Noonee, Northern Centre for Advanced Technology (NORCAT), Northpass, Obey Proximity, Oculus, ODG, Openforce, Optalert, Optinvent, Oracle, Pace Environmental, PaleBlue, Panasonic, Pega, Pilsner Urquell, Predictive Safety, Predictive Solutions, ProcessMAP, ProductIP, ProntoForms, Pro-Sapien, Provenance, Proxipi, Proxitron, PSI Corp, PTC, QinetiQ, Quentic, RB3D, Reactec, RealWear, RectrixAS, Red-On-Line, Redpoint Positioning, RegScan, ReWalk, Rex Bionics, Robo-Mate, Robo-Mate, Rosemount, S3-ID, SafetyCulture, SafetyStratus, SAI Global, SAP, Sarcos, Schneider Electric, Scott Safety, Seebright, Selerant, senseFly, Sentera, Sentient Computing, Serious VR, SHE Software, Shimadzu, Siemens, Simple But Needed, Sine, SIS, SiteHawk, Skeye, Skillsoft, Sky-Futures, SkySpecs, SmartCap, SMS360, SolePower, Sony, Sphera, Strat Aero, Streamline Simulations, STRIVR, StrongArm Technologies, suitX, Sulon, Sustrana, Symeo, Team UAV, Tekran Instruments Corporation, Teledyne Monitor Labs, Ten Degrees, TenForce, Terra Drone, Texo Drone, The Besure Project, The Safety Compass, Thermo Fischer Scientific, thinkstep, Toshiba, Traction, Triax Technologies, Trimble, Trumbull Unmanned, UAS Flight Ops, Ubimax, UL, UL EHS Sustainability, Unergy, Upskill, Vault Intelligence, Vector Solutions, VelocityEHS, Veriforce, Verisk3E, Vigo Technologies, Viper Drones, Virtalis, VR Safety, Vuzix, Walmart, WhaleTeq, Wolters Kluwer, XVR Simulation, Xylem, Yokogawa Electric Corporation, Young & Global Partners Solutions, Yuneec, ZEISS

About the author

Bill Pennington

Senior Analyst

Bill is a Senior Analyst covering Verdantix research on applications EHS software, best practices and innovative technologies. His current agenda focuses on EHS and sustainability services, product stewardship as well as benchmarking EHS technology buyer’s budgets, priorities and preferences globally. Bill comes from a background of corporate EHS roles in the manufacturing and logistics industries. He holds an MBS degree in sustainability from the Rutgers University.

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