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July 10, 2020

Health IT Analytics

UCI Uses Campus Wi-Fi to Test COVID-19 Contact Tracing App

The University of California, Irvine is seeking to leverage the campus’s Wi-Fi connectivity to deploy a COVID-19 contact tracing application, which could help reduce the spread of the virus.

A team in UCI’s Donald Bren School of Information & Computer Sciences received a rapid funding grant from the National Science Foundation for the project. The app promises to provide enhanced situational awareness to participants while preserving their anonymity.

Read the full article at Health IT Analytics.


UCI Uses Campus Wi-Fi to Test COVID-19 Contact Tracing App

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