TORONTO–(Enterprise Wire)–Facedrive Inc. (“Facedrive“) (TSXV:FD) (OTCQX:FDVRF), a Canadian “individuals-and-world initially” technological know-how ecosystem, is pleased to announce that TraceSCAN, the COVID-19 wearable get hold of tracing resolution developed by Facedrive Wellbeing, has been adopted for reserve-vast use by the Waywayseecappo Very first Country (“Waywayseecappo“) situated in Western Manitoba pursuing a successful pilot venture. Waywayseecappo is a Treaty 4 Ojibway Very first Country. Lots of Initially Nation communities have been strike by the pandemic outbreak especially really hard, and Waywayseecappo is taking a hands-on approach in adopting the TraceSCAN cutting-edge wearable alternative to fight the progress of COVID-19 virus in their community and serve as a blueprint for other 1st Nations.
Adoption of the TraceSCAN technological innovation on a reserve-extensive scale will require equipping all members of the Waywayseecappo local community, which includes frontline staff, faculty youngsters and senior citizens, with a personalized wearable unit, as effectively as installation of the supporting infrastructure all through the Very first Country. Guests will be equipped with the technological innovation. The TraceSCAN crew has traveled to Waywayseecappo for deployment of the technology, awareness transfer and to increase recognition of speak to tracing endeavours and their efficiency in preventing the spread of the virus. Additionally, a selection of specialized assistance workers have been properly trained domestically to make certain ongoing assistance to all TraceSCAN customers. The reserve-huge adoption of TraceSCAN has been incredibly perfectly-acquired by the community members and garnered significant interest from neighboring corporations, reserves and cities now thinking of expanding the rollout into their territories.
The TraceSCAN make contact with-tracing wearable alternative is run by slicing-edge Bluetooth technologies enabling it to perform as a standalone unit. Produced jointly by Facedrive Wellness and a team of researchers from the College of Waterloo, TraceSCAN has acquired endorsement of the Authorities of Ontario and support for more organization deployment. TraceSCAN answers are driven through Microsoft Azure which, as documented earlier, marks the first action in a collaboration in between Microsoft Azure and Facedrive. Next various thriving implementations with organization prospects these kinds of as LiUNA, Air Canada, and some others, and a spiking demand from customers for multifunctional linked health and fitness options, TraceSCAN has quickly expanded its use case eventualities into various business sectors these kinds of as recreation, vacation, food stuff processing, design and other industries.
The engagement with the Waywayseecappo local community arrives as an integral move furthering the firm’s ESG mandate throughout its overall health, TaaS, foodstuff supply, market and communication system verticals. Technologies this sort of as TraceSCAN appear forth to participate in a very important part among the communities troubled by a lack of sources or health care amenities in these unprecedented times. As many Initial Nations communities still have data connectivity challenges rendering application-primarily based remedies substantially significantly less effective, TraceSCAN stands out as a solution of option with slicing-edge Bluetooth wearable technological know-how enabling it to accomplish the call tracing functionality with no use of a cell gadget. The adoption comes on the heels of Phil Fontaine’s appointment as a Strategic Advisor to Facedrive. An aboriginal Canadian chief and previous a few-phrase Countrywide Chief of the Assembly of To start with Nations, Mr. Fontaine is an articulate advocate for the long term of Canada’s indigenous peoples. Mr. Fontaine will carry on to enjoy an necessary job in liaising with the Waywayseecappo group and speaking the desires of the reserve to Facedrive. Must TraceSCAN be applied by other First Nations communities, it is expected that Mr. Fontaine will also engage in a very similar job.
“We are delighted to have correctly completed the pilot venture with the Waywayseecappo local community, and are now moving ahead with a complete-scale adoption of the TraceSCAN technology amid all of its associates. The Waywayseecappo To start with Nation is the initially Indigenous Country to put into action our wearable remedy to safeguard its citizens and aid quit the distribute of COVID-19, and we realize the honor and the accountability that arrives with it. Our groups are doing the job tirelessly the two onsite and at foundation to assure clean implementation, great shopper expertise and, earlier mentioned all, helpful make contact with tracing among the all customers,” reported Sayan Navaratnam, Chairman and CEO of Facedrive. “We see this adoption as a big milestone primary to likely rollouts amongst other To start with Nations, with enormous possibilities to equip above 1.6M Indigenous community citizens with this speak to tracing technological know-how in Canada alone. It is a component of our commitment as an ESG ecosystem to keep on supplying vital and time-crucial health solutions to all associates of our society.”
“We have acquired optimistic feedback and remarkable results following our pilot project with TraceSCAN. Our local community feels self-confident and optimistic about successfully navigating this pandemic with enable of this revolutionary still effortless-to-use speak to tracing engineering,” reported Murray Clearsky, Main of the Waywayseecappo To start with Country and a chief of his community’s virus spread avoidance attempts because the beginning of the pandemic. “Upon very careful thing to consider, we have created the choice to shift forward with this resolution and offer all our people with the TraceSCAN products. The Waywayseecappo customers are supportive of the concept and seeking forward to receiving instruction and products,” included Clearsky.
About the Waywayseecappo First Country
The Waywayseecappo 1st Nation is situated 32 km east of Russell in Manitoba, Canada. The To start with Country is 10,059 hectares big, and is situated in close proximity to the southwestern corner of the Riding Mountain National Park. It is bordered by the Rural Municipality of Rossburn and the Rural Municipality of Silver Creek. The First Nation also holds curiosity with each other with 32 other To start with Nations on the 37.1 hectare Treaty Four Reserve Grounds (Indian Reserve No. 77), positioned adjacent to Fort Qu’Appelle. Its population is 1,679 individuals. There are various corporations found in the Birdtail valley in the vicinity of PTH 45, this sort of as a fuel station, RCMP station, foodstuff mart, gaming centre, overall health centre, daycare, and community arena sophisticated.
Facedrive is a multi-faceted “people-and-planet first” tech ecosystem featuring socially-dependable services to local communities with a strong motivation to doing small business reasonably, equitably and sustainably. As section of this commitment, Facedrive’s vision is to fulfil its mandate by way of a selection of verticals that either leverage existing technologies of the Firm or task synergies with present strains of business (the “Facedrive Verticals”). The Facedrive Verticals include things like its rideshare business (“Facedrive Rideshare”), sustainable e-commerce system (“Facedrive Marketplace”), foods-delivery support (“Facedrive Food items”), e-social platform (“Facedrive Social”) and its get hold of-tracing and sustainable health products and services small business (“Facedrive Health and fitness”).
Facedrive Rideshare was amid the initially to provide a huge range of environmentally and socially dependable solutions in the Transportation as a Assistance (TaaS) area, planting thousands of trees dependent on user consumption and presenting decisions between electrical, hybrid and regular automobiles (like, extra just lately, electric and hybrid autos on a subscription foundation by means of Steer). Facedrive Marketplace presents curated merchandise developed from sustainably sourced supplies. Facedrive Foodstuff offers contactless supply of a wide wide range of meals correct to consumers’ doorsteps, with a aim on undertaking so in a socially and environmentally-conscious fashion. Facedrive Social strives to continue to keep individuals linked in a physically-distanced environment by means of its HiQ and other e-socialization platforms that invite customers to interact centered on typical passions and by providing gamification and mutual group guidance capabilities. Facedrive Health and fitness strives to acquire and give ground breaking technological alternatives to the most acute wellbeing issues together with its proprietary TraceSCAN wearable technological know-how for speak to tracing. Facedrive envisions changing the ridesharing, food items delivery, e-commerce, social and health and fitness tech narratives for the much better, for every person, and is currently operational in Canada and the United States.
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