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Contact Tracing Technology - Apple and Google

Apple and Google partner on COVID-19 contact tracing technology

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What is the need are you focusing on?

The necessity of providing a betterment to the citizens, workers and healthcare workers is in full demand. The technology has developed so rapidly in the these years but on the other hand it still needs to be updated in the health care sector.

What is the best example of business adaption you’ve seen in response to COVID-19?

Where software developers are crafting technical tools to help combat the virus and doctors are helping patients to fight against the disease. Google and Apple came up with a contact tracing technology by the use of Bluetooth technology to reduce the spread of virus considering user privacy and security control. It will launch an application which includes Application Programming Interface (API’s) and Operating System Level technology. The application will initially will be handed over to the public health authorities and later it will be available to download via Android and iOS stores.

What is your profession?

Graphic Design student

Where are you located (country)?

India

Where are you located (region)?

  • Southern Asia

Which industry do you work in?

  • Communications/Visual Design
  • Student

Are you aware of any open source efforts, hackathons or other collaborative efforts related to your submission? Are you participating in these efforts?

Yes I am aware of these sources.

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