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You’ll no doubt be aware that COVID-19, alongside the devastation it has caused, has brought unexpected benefits to our planet. Air quality is rapidly improving, disparate communities now pull together, and fish have reappeared in the canals of Venice. But could this time of lockdown also benefit your business? Yes, it could.

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27 Apr 2020

Coronalert: your comfort zone for the pandemic

The world is in lockdown, and we’re living in unprecedented times. What’s more, the anxiety is made worse by frequently updated quarantine restrictions and fears for our own, and our family’s, safety.

But what if a simple app could help keep you and others safe?

Incubated by QEM Ltd, our team at Nuclyus Ltd have been working alongside their Western Australian colleagues to create Coronalert. The app is both a pandemic zone alarm and monitor to help responsible citizens stem the spread of infection without sacrificing privacy – using blockchain and encryption technologies. It’s particularly useful for those living in areas where conflicting lockdown rules exist from zone to zone – like the USA, for example.

Case study: boundary notifications

Alex, a Coronalert user, lives in a suburb under lockdown, neighbouring another with different quarantine rules. Though he’d like to go for a run, he is limited to staying within 200m of his home. He sets out, and as he reaches his 200m boundary, is alerted by Coronalert and is able to modify his route. If, within his run, he crosses into another zone with different quarantine rules – a playpark for example ­– Coronalert notifies him of these, so that he can comply immediately. Alex’s actions are optionally recorded on blockchain so that these can be accessed for research or other purposes.

Case study: contact tracing

Alice has woken today with a cough and a fever, and has tested positively for COVID-19. A Coronalert user, she is now able to recover in bed while the app retraces her footprints over the last 10 days.  The app then anonymously contacts any Coronalert users with whom she has had contact under 2 metres, advising them to quarantine, and all without impacting upon Alice’s privacy.

Safety for everyone

The app measures three crucial things that maximise your safety and the safety of others: distance from home; zone boundary crossing; and contact with an infected person. But, crucially, these three activities are measured with adaptable privacy settings that are wholly dictated by your consent.

Privacy, in the age of Coronavirus

The are many ways to track people. Governments are using them now. Telcos are handing over your location data as we speak. Coronalert is different. Coronalert is personal. It’s for you, not the state. It’s a tool to help you keep yourself and your loved ones safe. And Coronalert is private. No personal information leaves your device, unless you ask it to.

It’s ready now

The app is ready to launch right now. If you’re interested, let’s talk.