An introduction to COVID-19 Exposure Notification API

Governments and health authorities around the world are working to find solutions to the COVID‑19 pandemic. All this work to protect the citizens and return to everyday life. Software developers are contributing by developing technical tools to combat the virus and help people. But companies are not going to let themselves be left behind. Technology is the key. Google and Apple decided to sign a partnership to work in a joint effort to enable the use of Bluetooth technology to help governments and health agencies reduce the spread of the virus, with user privacy and security central to the design. Both companies are working closely and in collaboration with developers, governments, and public health providers. All of this to harness the power of technology to help countries around the world slow the spread of COVID‑19. The result of the effort is an API for mobile devices which allows to exchange anonymous codes. If people are at a certain distance for… Read More