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Quarantine Tracker


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1 Department of Information Technology, Adi Shankara Institute of Engineering and Technology, Kalady, Kerala, India
2 Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Adi Shankara Institute of Engineering and Technology Kalady, Kerala, India
     

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As we all know, the world is still facing a massive number of deaths due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Although governments all over the world have taken measures to slow down the spread of the virus, the number of deaths keep increasing on a large scale. In order to prevent this situation, geofencing technology is used to efficiently track the people under quarantine. Geofencing is a technology in which an app or a software uses Wi-Fi, GPS, or cellular data to trigger an alert whenever a person under quarantine exits the geofence. In this project, we are using the Wi-Fi range of the user’s home location to detect whether the user exits the geofence or not. Geofence is set up by using the exact latitude and longitude of the quarantined individual’s home location, which creates a virtual circular or rectangular boundary around the user’s home location. Whenever the user exits the boundary, an alert will be sent to the server side of the application, which in turn helps the health officials to take the necessary action against the user.

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Alert, COVID, Geofence, Home, Quarantine, Track, User, Watch.
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Authors

P. L. Aiswarya
Department of Information Technology, Adi Shankara Institute of Engineering and Technology, Kalady, Kerala, India
Ajay Suresh
Department of Information Technology, Adi Shankara Institute of Engineering and Technology, Kalady, Kerala, India
Krishna V. Chandran
Department of Information Technology, Adi Shankara Institute of Engineering and Technology, Kalady, Kerala, India
G. Divya
Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Adi Shankara Institute of Engineering and Technology Kalady, Kerala, India
R. Ramesh
Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Adi Shankara Institute of Engineering and Technology Kalady, Kerala, India

Abstract


As we all know, the world is still facing a massive number of deaths due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Although governments all over the world have taken measures to slow down the spread of the virus, the number of deaths keep increasing on a large scale. In order to prevent this situation, geofencing technology is used to efficiently track the people under quarantine. Geofencing is a technology in which an app or a software uses Wi-Fi, GPS, or cellular data to trigger an alert whenever a person under quarantine exits the geofence. In this project, we are using the Wi-Fi range of the user’s home location to detect whether the user exits the geofence or not. Geofence is set up by using the exact latitude and longitude of the quarantined individual’s home location, which creates a virtual circular or rectangular boundary around the user’s home location. Whenever the user exits the boundary, an alert will be sent to the server side of the application, which in turn helps the health officials to take the necessary action against the user.

Keywords


Alert, COVID, Geofence, Home, Quarantine, Track, User, Watch.

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