Irish tech firms join the fight against the coronavirus
From patient-assessing bots to using data to track symptoms, software developers and start-ups are building tools to take on the current crisis
An Irish business has developed a bot that can help work out the chances of becoming infected with coronavirus and provide location data to the health service about potential outbreak spots.
The Medbot by Akkure, a start-up based out of NovaUCD in Dublin, uses HSE guidelines to provide a 90-second self-assessment to patients, with more than 33,000 tests conducted since it was launched last month.The bot then provides advice on what the user should do...
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