Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc’s CEOs on Friday announced that they are planned to working together to create a contact tracing technology for Android and Apple phones.
This technology will help Government organizations and health care organizations to find Coronavirus infected people and also make sure as soon as they get into COVID-19 testing and quarantine quickly.
This technology will use Bluetooth to find infected people and whenever someone near to them your smartphone alert you 6 feet before.
Both leaders told on Twitter that, This technology will help slow down the Coronavirus spread without compromising the privacy of the users.
Contact tracing can help slow the spread of COVID-19 and can be done without compromising user privacy. We’re working with @sundarpichai & @Google to help health officials harness Bluetooth technology in a way that also respects transparency & consent. https://t.co/94XlbmaGZV
— Tim Cook (@tim_cook) April 10, 2020
To help public health officials slow the spread of #COVID19, Google & @Apple are working on a contact tracing approach designed with strong controls and protections for user privacy. @tim_cook and I are committed to working together on these efforts.https://t.co/T0j88YBcFu
— Sundar Pichai (@sundarpichai) April 10, 2020