Singapore rolls out Bluetooth token nationwide

Staff reporters
Thu, 10 Sep 2020

Singapore is rolling out its version of a Covid Card nationwide, the Trace Together Token, starting on Sept. 14.The Trace Together Token uses Bluetooth signals to detect and record encounters with other token users. In addition to the tokens, Singapore has also been running a Trace Together app which also uses Bluetooth technology, in order to contain and help control the spread of covid-19. The tokens are free, and were first given out to vulnerable seniors starting in late June.The tokens are expected to speed up contact tracing and improve a...

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