Google has recently launched a new tool that will help people in maintaining social distancing. The new tool is called SODAR and is available on Android devices. The SODAR tool will use the phone’s camera to visualize the around 2 metres of the user via Augmented Reality. The 2 metres of radius around the user will visualize in a White circle.
The SODAR tool uses WebXR to visualize 2 metres social distancing guidelines around you.
How to use SODAR?
To use the SODAR tool, click on the link https://sodar.withgoogle.com/ from Android phones, if you open this link in PC then just open your camera and scan the after opening the link. After launch the SODAR tool and allow the required permissions and point the camera at the ground. You have to point it down and move around. Once the tool finds the ground point, it will project a 2 metres circle around you and ensures the social distancing.
Google is likewise dealing with Apple to produce a system for contact tracing. The API is now offered, and Switzerland ended up being the first nation to utilize it to create its own contact tracing app called SwissCovid. The app is currently in pilot screening and will be utilized by the EPFL staff members, ETH Zurich, the Army, and some health centers and federal government companies. Due to personal privacy includes contributed to the API by Google and Apple, the SwissCovid app can not track user area.