TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Facedrive Inc. (“Facedrive”) (TSXV: FD), Canada’s “people-and-planet first” business and leading tech developer, is pleased to announce that TraceSCAN Wearables, Facedrive Health’s COVID-19 contact tracing wearable solution announced ready for market on July 7, 2020, is now available on Microsoft App Store.
Facedrive’s TraceSCAN Wearables is a windows application that features Bluetooth wearable technology integration to enable contact tracing at workplaces across Ontario, such as sporting venues, corporate offices, healthcare and long-term care facilities and public outdoor sites. TraceSCAN Wearables is a viable alternative to “mobile only” contact tracing applications and especially valuable for workers whose cell phone usage is restricted, such as construction workers, healthcare professionals, farmers and other industry professionals.
The TraceSCAN Wearables application is available for download from the Microsoft Store by invite only. This app is part of the TraceSCAN Wearable technology package, which also includes wearables that will be distributed to each of the participating businesses to enhance workplace health and safety. TraceSCAN will work closely with participating businesses to enable and enhance pandemic management and mitigation policies in a highly customized manner. The TraceSCAN Wearables app will be used by participating businesses to assist with contact tracing efforts in the workplace as businesses reopen and people return to work. Contractual terms and conditions are being negotiated with partnering businesses, and will be disclosed once finalized.
“We are extremely excited to have TraceSCAN Wearables app be available on Microsoft Store and look forward to working with businesses across the country and internationally in adopting the wearable technology,” said Facedrive Chairman and CEO Sayan Navaratnam. “We believe that the TraceSCAN wearable technology will be a great addition to support the re-opening of the economy all which working alongside businesses to enhance our COVID-19 containment efforts in the workplace. As an ESG-focused “people-and-planet-first” platform, we are committed to having a meaningful positive impact on the lives and the health of our community,” added Navaratnam.
Facedrive is a multi-faceted “people-and-planet first” platform offering socially-responsible services to local communities with a strong commitment to doing business fairly, equitably and sustainably. Facedrive Rideshare was the first to offer green transportation solutions in the TaaS space, planting thousands of trees and giving users a choice between electric vehicles, hybrid vehicles and conventional vehicles. Facedrive Marketplace offers curated merchandise created from sustainably sourced materials. Facedrive Foods offers contactless deliveries of healthy foods right to consumers’ doorsteps. Facedrive Health develops innovative technological solutions to the most acute health challenges of the day. Facedrive is changing the ridesharing, food delivery, e-commerce and health tech narratives for the better, for everyone. Facedrive is currently operational in the following cities and municipalities of Ontario: The Greater Toronto Area, Hamilton, London, Guelph, Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge, Orillia and Ottawa.
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