Facedrive’s TraceSCAN Announces Contact Tracing Wearable Technology


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Facedrive Inc., Canada’s “people-and-planet first” business and leading tech developer on the forefront of the COVID-19 pandemic, is pleased to announce Facedrive Health’s newly launched COVID-19 contact tracing solution, TraceSCAN Bluetooth wearable technology is available for market next week.

In a recent announcement dated on July 2, 2020, the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development identified that TraceSCAN can play an instrumental role in increasing the reach of the “COVID Alert” and especially valuable for Ontario-wide workplaces, including workers at sporting venues, corporate offices, healthcare and long-term care facilities and any public outdoor sites.

With the availability of TraceSCAN wearables next week, contact tracing will be made possible without smartphones among at-risk demographics, such as senior citizens, children, and low-income individuals. Wearables also are a viable alternative to contact tracing applications for workplaces with restricted mobile usage, such as construction workers, healthcare professionals, farmers and other industry professionals.

The wearable technology will be used for a pilot project taking place on a construction site made available to all workers. Facedrive Health will provide support in deploying the contact tracing solution, training staff and closely monitoring to ensure a successful adoption. The learnings from this pilot project will inform TraceSCAN’s deployment strategy across other various sectors.

“We are extremely excited to take TraceSCAN wearables to market with the endorsement from the Government of Ontario. This takes us one step closer to making the TraceSCAN solution available to businesses across the country and internationally,” said Facedrive Chairman and CEO Sayan Navaratnam.

“We believe that the TraceSCAN wearable technology will be a great addition to the government’s COVID Alert app to make sure we are reaching the underserved and vulnerable demographics and enhance our containment efforts of the pandemic. As an ESG-focused “people-and-planet-first” platform, we are committed to having a meaningful positive impact on the lives and the health of our community,” added Navaratnam.

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