Apple-Google contact tracing protocol may not work with Aarogya Setu

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Apple-Google contact tracing protocol may not work with Aarogya Setu

May 21, 2020 16:08 IST

Apple and Google's contact tracing protocol that was rolled out officially on Thursday, will likely not work with India's Aarogya Setu Covid-19 contact tracing app. While the Apple-Google system uses only Bluetooth to track community spread, Aarogya Setu uses both Bluetooth and precise GPS location data to track users. The tech giants have previously stated that their protocol will be limited to one app per country to ensure the widest possible installation, and since the protocol restricts the use of GPS and background Bluetooth data, it will likely not work with the Aarogya Setu app.

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