App developed at the University of Waterloo helped a U.S. university avoid potentially hundreds of COVID infections

via KW Record

Covid Watch app was designed in part by PhD student James Petrie. University of Waterloo student James Petrie is among a group of volunteers who have combined their knowledge to develop Covid Watch, an app that uses Bluetooth to detect when users are in proximity to each other and alerts them anonymously if they were in contact with someone later confirmed to have COVID-19.


About Crissy Wright

Crissy Wright is the Community Facilitator at the Manufacturing Innovation Network (MIN).


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