Students of IISc and IIT helping fight the Covid 19

Students of IISc and IIT helping fight the Covid 19

Corona fighters, Apps like Banana Gocoronago, CORONTINE and Sampark-O-Meter will tell if you travel with infected or suspects


Till now we believed that only scientists and doctors are contributing to their fullest to fight against the deadly virus corona but now its not the case. The students are also coming up with innovative ideas to keep citizens safe from the outrage of the corona virus.

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Positive aspects of the app created by the students

These apps may be a lifesaver to many of us. We can easily get any updates on this app and stay away from the danger. Now we can assume that India has moved to the third and most dangerous phase which can be so serious if not handled properly. So it is recommended to each and every citizen to take extreme measures. Its seriously like a war and we all are soldiers. We should take part in this war like brave soldiers and support our mother nation. Even students are contributing to our nation then why can’t we?

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New Delhi. Apart from health workers, higher institutions of science and technology in the country are also working together to fight against Corona. The Indian government launched a Corona tracking app like Arogya Setu, on the other hand, institutions like the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) have combined apps like ‘Go Corona Go’ and ‘Sampark-O-Meter’ helping people to escape from the corona and stay alert.

The Go Corona Go App

Go Corona Go app has been developed by IISc, which detects whether a user has traveled or crossed paths with Corona infected or suspects. In addition to GPS and Bluetooth of the smartphone, the app uses the previous Convergence for this purpose. Tarun Rambha, a faculty member of IISc, said that the app uses temperature network analytics in the backend to understand the possibility of being infected for remote contacts.

This makes it possible to identify people who are most at risk of spreading the disease. He further explained that the app gives isolation and probability score alerts as well as helps in increasing social distancing. It also has a geo-facing feature, especially for those who are quarantined themselves. Apart from this, it also tells about the symptoms that may be expected to become infected.

Contact-o-meter app

Rambha told AB of IIT Ropar Tech students have built a contact-o-meter. The app provides information through the map where the corona is most likely to be infected. This app alerts the user to take precautionary measures by issuing risk scores based on several parameters, including self-isolates and consulting a doctor.

Corontine App (CORONTINE)

Students of IIT Mumbai have also designed the Coronatine App together. The app will help track down the suspect when leaving the Quarantine Zone, which can infect many people. This app will be installed by the authorized agency in the suspect’s phone. From time to time, the app will keep the user’s GPS location information on the server of the supervising agency. As soon as the suspect leaves the quarantine zone facing Jio, it will auto detect him immediately.

Students of IIT Delhi have also designed such an app, which will help in tracking such people who have come in contact with Kovid-19 positive. It works with the help of Bluetooth. The app will alert users who have gone close to the infected in the past.

IIT Roorkee has also designed such an app. This allows the suspects to be monitored as well as geo-facing around them. As soon as the quarantine person will break this live facing, the app will immediately alert the system. In the event of GPS not working, it alerts via SMS.

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