Frequently Asked Questions
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How is this different from existing Covid Apps?
How is this different from existing Covid-19 digital contact tracing Apps Digital contact tracing Apps have been deployed by numerous governments around the world and their performance has been disappointing. The vast majority of these Apps contain the same technolo... Read More >>
Is there a real world example?
Real world examples A Proxximos precursor was deployed in May 2020 on the Isle of Wight and appeared to effectively eradicate Covid-19 over the 4 weeks post deployment. Oxford University conducted the evaluation and the results were published in The Lancet Epidemiol... Read More >>
How well does Proxximos work?
Proxximos as a mobile App Mobile phone Apps are more challenging. Four things must be true for a system to successfully prevent a transmission of the virus: Both people in an encounter must have phones compatible with App; When they meet the App must measure the ris... Read More >>
Is Proxximos a hardware solution?
Proxximos is largely a Software-as-a-Service solution In the standard system users use an App on their phones, and customers use a WebApp to administer the system. This is designed to be scalable – so that the system can meet the threat of a major bio-risk suc... Read More >>
What are the product benefits?
Prevents cases becoming outbreaks When a case occurs, the system administrator or users receive instant advice on proportional, tailor actions that will prevent an outbreak occurring. This prevents loss of revenue caused by disruptions or closures. Improves biosecur... Read More >>