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ShareRing has launched an application based on blockchain, which will allow privacy protection and fast data exchange. It will also be able to be used for the early detection of people infected with the COVID -19 virus. The offer was sent to 2.6 million hotel service providers currently using other services of the company.

The ShareRing app, focusing on the travel industry, allows users to upload important documents such as e-Visa, passport information, travel insurance, flight and accommodation reservations, and negative COVID-19 test result.

In case the user receives a positive virus test, the application will send the necessary information to the government. This method will enable quick verification and notification of people who have had contact with an infected person.

The application can also integrate with systems eVOA, insurers, airlines, hotels and other relevant organizations. This will allow companies to use the application to disclose test results without issuing any personal information. Jane Sadler-Kidd, Co-founder of ShareRing, explained that documentation and personal information do not leave the device.

“When someone signs up for ShareRing ID, we save a photo, video, name, address, etc. We store them in an encrypted file that never leaves the user’s device. We store all this collected data in blockchain. In order to accelerate the implementation process, our company enables governments and companies to integrate the passport application with existing solutions without the need to use the ShareRing brand. “Passport Covid-19 ″ it’s cheap and attractive to users.

“The application encourages its use due to the fact that it protects the privacy of consumers”

said Jane Sadler Kidd, Co-founder of ShareRing.

utilization blockchain to fight the pandemic

Contact tracing isn’t the only front on which companies are using blockchain to fight a global pandemic. The world’s third largest pasta producer, De Cecco, employs the My Care based on VeChain. This is to ensure the safety of workers and operators throughout Italy.

In March 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) launched a blockchain-based platform MiPasato facilitate the fully private exchange of information between individuals, governments and healthcare institutions.

The Netherlands also uses the platform Blockchain Tymlez to map and analyze the country’s medical supply chain, while a similar application is used in the US and Canada in partnership with IBM.

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