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UCI researchers create tech that could help with COVID-19 contact tracing

Spectrum News1, May 9, 2020 (Video)

May 9, 2020

UCI researchers create tech that could help with COVID-19 contact tracing

A software engineer at UC Irvine has helped develop the foundation for something that could eventually help with that contact tracing. And all it takes is using the camera to scan a QR code. And it will take you to site called “TrackCOVID.”  It took a whole lot of coding to create it. Tyler Yasaka started the process using a skill he already has: software engineering. And he has developed a cell phone based app that might one day help him in his next career. “I want to become a medical doctor,” he said.