Contact tracing via Bluetooth could help track COVID-19 transmission

Contact tracing via Bluetooth could help track COVID-19 transmission

A team of researchers from MIT has developed a novel method of tracking COVID-19 transmission among the population, using Bluetooth “chirps” that could automatically trace COVID-positive contacts and warn those who have potentially become infected, without violating their privacy. The system is called PACT, or Private Automated Contact Tracing. It works by sending random strings […]