Apple releases iOS 13.7 with “Exposure Notification Express” bringing COVID19 contact tracing to all

apple and google expand covid19 api rect

Today Apple launched iOS 13.7, only after 1 beta update. The new update allows users to make use of its COVID19 exposure notification API without the need for an app, as The Verge reports:

Apple and Google are launching a new auto-generated software framework to help states deploy their own contact tracing apps. Developed as an extension of the earlier exposure notification framework, the new system allows public health authorities to avoid the broader development work of launching a standalone app, simply configuring the basic framework to their state’s needs. Existing applications won’t be affected by the new framework, and adopting the framework won’t prevent states from launching more involved apps in the future.

Default image
Sami started falling in love with Apple in 2010 with the iPhone 4S. As a registered developer, he deeply admires the world of Apple. Sami is an aspiring journalist, writer, and actor. He also has devoted his life to sharing his passion and knowledge with others around the world.