ICONLOOP and the Jeju Particular Self-Governing Province this week introduced its blockchain-based contact tracing system Jeju Security Code is now totally operational following the profitable completion of a pilot program. Jeju Security Code supplies safe, personal contact tracing for COVID-19 for Jeju Island’s 15 million annual guests.
Jeju Security Code was developed collectively by ICONLOOP and Jeju Island by way of a public-private partnership settlement. Since August, the system has been used at public establishments on the island. A pilot program was carried out at a lot of companies, together with eating places close to the Jeju Provincial Workplace. Primarily based on constructive response to the pilot program, Jeju Security Code was included as a part of the Security Internet Strengthening undertaking within the Jeju-Kind New Deal Complete Plan in October. Already, 5,000 companies on Jeju Island have accomplished purposes to register for the system.
As Korea’s hottest home vacationer vacation spot, numerous folks go to high-traffic areas all through Jeju Island, making it essential to deploy efficient contact tracing strategies. The Jeju Security Code system simplifies this course of by enabling fast entry to an contaminated individual’s document of the place they visited, and who they got here involved with, permitting them to be rapidly notified.
To make use of the Jeju Security Code app, guests scan a QR code at a enterprise or vacationer vacation spot. Enterprise homeowners can place QR codes all through their services, permitting folks to examine in with out congregating or forming a line. Customers don’t want to join an account to examine in. When a customer checks in, their location is authenticated, with out the enterprise needing to retailer any of their private info.
“With the Jeju Security Code, we’re working to ascertain a prevention system that works for each Jeju residents and vacationers utilizing know-how,” stated Kim Jong-hyup, CEO of ICONLOOP. “As our each day lives change, ICONLOOP continues to work in direction of a safer and safer world by way of these improvements.”
This course of prevents forgery or the altering of customer info. When utilizing the Jeju Security Code, private identification info and customer document info is encrypted and saved on the blockchain. This info is just used for the aim of epidemiological investigation of confirmed instances.