OKW BODY-CASE: Wearable Plastic Enclosures for IoT & IIoT Applications

05-01-2024 | OKW Enclosures | Industrial

The surge in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and mobile electronics is driving the demand for OKW's BODY-CASE wearable plastic enclosures, renowned for their IP 65 protection rating. These ergonomic enclosures are pivotal in advancing IoT and IIoT applications, including automation, data recording and transmission, geo-location, and emergency communication systems, among others.

Ergonomic Design for Enhanced User Experience

OKW's BODY-CASE enclosures are designed with user comfort in mind, making them ideal for a wide range of applications such as medical devices, sports, and wellness electronics. Their wristwatch-style design allows for versatile wearability, whether on a standard 18mm watch strap, around the neck, clipped to apparel, or carried in a pocket, ensuring technology is always within reach without compromising style or discretion.

Customisation Meets Innovation

These enclosures offer a variety of top sections to accommodate different user interfaces, including touch screens, membrane keypads, and buttons. A soft-touch seal between the top and bottom sections enhances comfort, while the assembly with tamperproof Torx screws ensures security and durability. Power options are flexible, supporting both direct PCB-mounted round/button cells and rechargeable batteries with inductive charging capabilities.

Tailored to Your Needs

Available in three standard sizes and molded from UV-stable ASA plastic, the BODY-CASE enclosures come in traffic white, with a TPV seal available in vermillion or lava. Accessories such as docking stations, wrist straps, and carrying options expand their utility, while OKW's customisation services, including CNC machining, printing, and assembly, allow for a personalised touch.

Applications Across Industries

The BODY-CASE series is not just a housing solution but a component of wearable technology that seamlessly integrates into daily activities. It's suitable for mobile data recording, wearables, tracking devices, emergency systems, bio-feedback sensors, and much more, offering reliability in environments where safety and constant connectivity are paramount.

Conclusion

OKW's BODY-CASE wearable enclosures are at the forefront of the wearable technology revolution, offering a blend of style, functionality, and customisation. With their ergonomic design, versatile wearability, and robust protection, they are set to meet the growing demands of the IoT and IIoT sectors, making them an essential component for developers and manufacturers aiming to enhance user experience and device functionality.

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By Seb Springall