SuperCom to leverage new technology to combat Covid-19

13 March 2020 (Last Updated March 13th, 2020 14:00)

Israel-based SuperCom is set to leverage its people tracking technology PureSecurity to help prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

SuperCom to leverage new technology to combat Covid-19
PureHealth will help prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. Credit: CDC/ Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAM.

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Israel-based SuperCom is set to leverage its people tracking technology PureSecurity to help prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

PureHealth, the solution offered the by company, will provide quarantine and isolation monitoring to assist governments in their effort to contain the spread of infectious diseases such as coronavirus.

A non-intrusive patient-friendly system, the solution leverages the PureSecurity technology and constantly tracks patient’s location within buildings, vehicles and outside.

The solution includes a waterproof, hypoallergenic Bluetooth ankle bracelet, a smartphone and SAAS software in the cloud. It is customisable for various models and offers smartphone-only monitoring.

Furthermore, it allows comprehensive monitoring methods using Bluetooth-bracelet and other components.

It is capable of operating standalone or with additional security and location accessories as needed.

The company states that it is already in talks with different government entities regarding the potential deployment of the solution.

SuperCom Americas president Ordan Trabelsi said: “As the spread of the coronavirus continues and has been declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO), governments and their people are taking serious measures to help combat the spread of the virus. In regards to monitoring and isolation, we at SuperCom have the ability to help.

“Our technology is ready for deployment and works within existing healthcare containment models for control and surveillance of patients with infectious disease. We have seen that every day counts and are poised to assist the global health care community in their efforts to track and contain this pandemic.”

PureSecurity technology has been globally deployed by SuperCom for tracking and monitoring of thousands of people with mandatory location restrictions.

Meanwhile, coronavirus cases across the globe are continuing to increase.