0
Wireless

Apple, Google release Exposure Notifications Express to ease Covid-19 contact tracing

Wednesday 2 September 2020 | 10:16 CET | News
Apple and Google have released updates of the iOS and Android operating systems that will allow public health authorities to send Covid-19 tracing alerts to mobile users even without a dedicated app installed. The Exposure Notifications Express update is rolling out with iOS 13.7 and will be available soon in an Android update as well. It's expected to be adopted by a number of US states working on contact tracing systems for the coronavirus. 

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Apple / Google
Countries: United States / World
::: add a comment
This article is part of dossier

Coronavirus


Add comment

Please login or register to leave a comment.

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Google to scale back free online storage for photos

Published 12 Nov 2020 09:14 CET | World
Google is scaling back its free online storage in the Google Photos app. From June 2021, all photos will count towards the 15 GB ...

Apple launches iPhone Health Records feature in UK, Canada

Published 08 Oct 2020 10:40 CET | Canada
Apple has announced the launch of the new Health Records feature for iPhone users in the UK and Canada....

Google rebrands G Suite as Google Workspace, adds features

Published 06 Oct 2020 13:57 CET | World
Google Cloud has rebranded its 'G Suite' of office apps as 'Google Workspace' and added a number of new features with a view to ...

NHS Covid-19 app downloads reach 12.4 million

Published 29 Sep 2020 11:15 CET | United Kingdom
Downloads of the new NHS Covid-19 app for England and Wales have reached 12.4 million as of noon on 28 September....

UK mobile operators zero-rate in-app activity for new NHS Covid-19 app

Published 24 Sep 2020 10:58 CET | United Kingdom
The new NHS Covid-19 app has launched across England and Wales. App features include contact tracing using Bluetooth, QR check-in ...

Portuguese Covid-19 tracking app to be available on Huawei mobile phones

Published 15 Sep 2020 13:55 CET | Portugal
Portuguese R&D lab INESC TEC is working with Huawei to launch the Portuguese Covid-19 tracking app in the brand's app store. ...

England, Wales NHS Covid-19 contact tracing app to launch 24 September

Published 11 Sep 2020 15:35 CET | United Kingdom
The UK Government has confirmed the launch of the NHS Covid-19 contact tracing app in England and Wales on 24 September....

Google drops plans to lease Dublin office space for 2,000 employees

Published 07 Sep 2020 22:44 CET | Ireland
Google has abandoned plans to lease more than 200,000 sq ft of office space in Dublin for up to 2,000 employees, reports ...

Spain expands Covid-19 tracing app to Madrid and Navarra, to release source code

Published 03 Sep 2020 09:16 CET | Spain
Spain's Secretary of State for Digitalisation and Artificial Intelligence has confirmed that the country's contact-tracing app ...

Apple, Google update specifications for Covid-19 tracing apps

Published 27 Apr 2020 10:18 CET | World
Apple and Google have published an update of the joint technical specifications they are developing for mobile apps to trace ...

Apple, Google cooperate on Covid-19 contact tracing technology for smartphones

Published 14 Apr 2020 08:58 CET | World
Apple and Google have agreed to work together on software to trace people infected with Covid-19 and their contacts. They are ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

26 Oct Cabsat
26 Oct MWC Los Angeles
27 Oct Telefonica Deutschland Q3 2021
27 Oct Spotify Q3 2021
27 Oct Twilio Q3
27 Oct Netgear Q3
27 Oct Ooredoo Q3 2021
27 Oct Megacable Q3
27 Oct Vertiv Q3
27 Oct TIM Q3 2021
27 Oct Hrvatski Telekom Q3 2021
27 Oct Android Dev Summit
27 Oct Digital Utilities Europe 2021
28 Oct Swisscom Q3 2021
28 Oct Telenet Q3 2021
28 Oct Nokia Q3 2021
28 Oct Telenor Q3 2021
28 Oct CyrusOne Q3
28 Oct Telefonica Brasil Q3
28 Oct STMicroelectronics Q3
28 Oct Comcast Q3
28 Oct Rovio Q3 2021
28 Oct MTN Nigeria Q3 2021
28 Oct Millicom Q3 2021
28 Oct American Tower Corporation Q3
28 Oct HKBN FY results
28 Oct Amazon Q3
28 Oct Samsung Electronics Q3 2021
28 Oct CoreSite Q3 2021
28 Oct Airtel Africa Q3 2021
28 Oct Poly fiscal Q2
28 Oct Veon Q3 2021
28 Oct Apple fiscal Q3
28 Oct Cellnex Q3 2021
28 Oct Berec stakeholders forum
28 Oct Facebook Connect
::: More Calendar Items