COVID-19: Using mobile phones & AI for contact tracing while respecting privacy
Contact tracing is a key public health response in combating infectious disease outbreaks such as COVID-19. Mobile technologies provide various ways in which contact tracing may be performed, including the use of GPS, Bluetooth, cellphone masts and AI powered big data analytics to collect data that helps decision-makers understand and manage the spread of COVID-19 within their communities.
Preserving personal privacy while using mobile technology to address COVID-19 is critical towards maintaining public trust and protecting vulnerable individuals in our current state of crisis. This episode features key experts discussing how privacy-preserving techniques such as homomorphic encryption and solutions for mobile phone contact tracing can be deployed, including use cases from Israel and USA.