Android versionWhile the source code for the Android version of the application will be available for review on GitHub, the iOS version of the application will be released as open source within the next two weeks, the Ministry of Electronics and IT said in a statement. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus | Aarogya Setu app is now open source, says government
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Aarogya Setu, India’s coronavirus (COVID-19) contact-tracing and self-assessment app is now open source. The COVID-19 app, which supports 12 languages, is available on three platforms – Android, iOS and KaiOS (Jio Phones). The app reached the mark of 100 million (10 crore) downloads in 41 days. It had more users than any other contact-tracing app in the world as on May 26, 2020, as per a statement by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY). … [Read more...] about Aarogya Setu app is now open source: what does it mean?
Contact tracing is at the core of our response to Covid-19. But the process involved a lot of legwork and was laborious to say the least, taking 6 to 7 days to trace one contact. But now the Contact Tracing App developed by the in-charge of State War Room reduces the work to just 24 hours. This app have been given to the Haryana government to assist them in Covid management and contact tracing. Once a patient tests positive, people who were in contact with the patient for the last 14 days are noted and updated in the app. This app will then alert other people who will trace and track contacts in other districts and state. Then the contacts are tested, stamped and quarantined, if they test negative. Why a contact tracing app Secondary contacts are the ones the primary contact was in touch with or came from the same area. We need to track all of these people and we need to quarantine them within a few hours. If we don’t, the infection will spread.” So it becomes critical … [Read more...] about Haryana downloads Karnataka’s contact tracing app
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"Transparency, privacy and security have been the core design principle of Aarogya Setu. Opening the source code to developer community signifies Government of India continuing principal to these commitments. No other government anywhere in the world has been open source at this scale," Kant said. … [Read more...] about Aarogya Setu app becomes open source to address privacy concerns