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Bluetooth SIG to extend reach of Covid-19 exposure notification systems to wearables

Wednesday 19 August 2020 | 10:23 CET | News
The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) said it's working to create a specification that will enable wearable devices to participate in an existing smartphone-based Exposure Notification System (ENS). By extending an ENS to include wearables, such as wristbands, it can better address population groups where smartphone usage remains low, including children in primary school and older adults living in care facilities. An initial draft of the specification is expected to be released and available for review within the next few months. 

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