Apple and Google Launch Exposure Notifications Express That Enables Contact Tracing Without Needing an App

Soon after the pandemic broke, Apple and Google worked together on a contact tracing API. Contact tracing works by using Bluetooth signals from smartphones that are in close proximity. All of this is done without identifying the user or collecting location data. In case a person is tested positive for Covid-19 then the others who came in contact with the person will get a notification. Apple and Google have now introduced a new exposure notification tool that doesn’t require an app.

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