Social Distancing and Contact Tracing using Niruha System’s BLE beacons and products

Covid has changed the way we see the world around us​. It has changed our routine, the way we travel, the way we work and it will change the workplace dynamics. ​Not everyone can work from home and essential manufacturing and workplaces still need to operate. In addition to following safety protocols, technology adoption will be necessity in navigating through this crisis​.

At Niruha Systems, we are committed to bring in innovative and operationally easy to use products and solutions and our team has come make an entire Social Distancing suite with various options based on kind of deployment that would suit granularity of your traceability needs and operations. Lets look through all the approaches that can be adopted.

Key Requirements 

  1. Social distancing between individuals​
  2. Social distancing violation alerts​
  3. Location of violation​
  4. Individual or Location Contact Tracing

Depending on kind of infrastructure, business process, operations and internal policies; one of following approaches can be used.

Approach 1: Zone based density control and Zone based Contact Tracing

Implementation:

  1. Deploy nibleWay or nibleWayMini BLE gateways across the premises to create zones.
  2. Identify, track and monitor people in the zone
  3. Define rules to trigger alerts and alarms based on density of people in the zones
  4. Track trail of person across different zones in the premise

Achieves:

  1. Zone based contact tracing to check trail on space shared by people
  2. Isolate only the affected zones when positive case if detected without interruption in operations of other areas.
  3. Can be continued to be used for workforce management and workforce safety

Products Used:

nible for each employee and visitor, nibleWay for creating zones across premises, APT for monitoring, data mining and alerts.

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Approach 2: Social Distancing & Contact tracing with mobile and BLE Beacons

Implementation:

  1. nible BLE beacons assigned to each employee and visitor
  2. SoftGateway app will be installed on each employees phone
  3. App on the phone raises an alert when social distancing norm is violated and report this violation to the server

Achieves:

  1. Social distancing violations between individuals
  2. Contact tracing among individuals

Products Used:

nible for each employee and visitor, APT Soft Gateway App for BLE Enabled smartphones, APT for monitoring, data mining and alerts

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Approach 3: Approach 2 + Approach 1 with sense of Location

Implementation:

  1. nible BLE beacons assigned to each employee and visitor​
  2. Each person carries phone with APP​
  3. Phone raises alert when social distancing norm is violated and send this data to server​
  4. Know the location where social distancing norm was violated​

Achieves:

  1. Social distancing violations between individuals
  2. Contact tracing​ among individuals
  3. Knowing location where violations happened​
  4. Zone based contact tracing to check trail on space shared by people
  5. Isolate only the affected zones when positive case if detected without interruption in operations of other areas.
  6. Can be continued to be used for workforce management and workforce safety

Products Used:

nible for each employee and visitor, nibleWay for creating zones across premises, APT SoftGateway mobile App,  APT for monitoring, data mining and alerts.

social distancing and contact tracing BLE

Approach 4: Social Distancing & Contact tracing with mobile phones

Implementation:

  1. APT Soft Gateway for Social distancing mobile app is installed on each individuals phone.​
  2. Each person carries phone with them at all times.​
  3. Phone raises alert when social distancing norm is violated and send this information to server for contact tracing​​

Achieves:

  1. Social distancing violations between individuals​
  2. Contact tracing among individuals​

Products Used:

APT SoftGateway mobile app and APT for monitoring, data mining and alerts.

social distancing BLE

The above discussed approaches are sustainable and easy to use with higher ROI even past the covid situation in means of Workforce Safety, Workforce Management and Resource Management

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