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Army tests wrist-worn Covid-19 tracking device

Army tests wrist-worn Covid-19 tracking device

Reporter Sean O'Riordan of the Irish Examiner shared news of the Irish Denfence Forces' successful trial of a new COVID-19 tracing system, utilizing technology from Cork software company Digisoft and UK-based accesso Technology Group. The program employed a wearable device - Proximity Band - to keep record of a person's movements and the contacts they have, as well as to alert wearers if they were standing within the recommended 2m distance of another person for certain lengths of time.

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