The Machine Podcast Ep 22: Technology vs COVID-19 from WIT Research


During the twenty second episode of 'The Machine' podcast, Rob speaks to two researchers from TSSG at WIT about the projects they are currently working on in relation to COVID-19.

Applying their expertise in information communications technology (ICT), researchers from TSSG at WIT are working to develop both short as well as long term solutions for COVID-19. Rob O'Connor spoke with Frances Cleary and Stepan Ivanov of TSSG to discuss some of their projects including 1) ensuring social distancing though wearables 2) blockchain based certification of public health policies 3) clinical data as a service software platform and 4) contact quotas to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Details on these projects (and more) can be found on and

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