Concurrent with pcr testing
Mar 31, 2021 2:56 PM
The Western Hockey League has signed an settlement with a Vancouver-based firm to go with its return-to-play protocols with a trial of a smartphone-based, synthetic intelligence (AI) powered COVID-19 diagnostic take a look at.
The trial of Gentle AI’s diagnostic take a look at is operating concurrently to the WHL’s ongoing PCR testing. The Crimson Deer Rebels are one among eight WHL groups participating.
“The WHL is happy to associate with Gentle AI on this analysis venture and we respect the cooperation now we have from our gamers and workers on this regard,” mentioned Ron Robison, WHL Commissioner. “Our first precedence continues to be the well being and security of our gamers, and everybody related to the WHL, and we’re hopeful this analysis will enhance the expertise in our struggle to guard our WHL household and communities from COVID-19 and different sicknesses.”
The Gentle AI diagnostic take a look at is described as non-invasive and requires no swabs. Customers obtain the Gentle AI app to their smartphones and comply with guided directions that allow the telephone’s native digital camera perform to take an acceptable picture of the consumer’s oral cavity. The acquired picture is mechanically uploaded to Gentle AI’s cloud-based server, the place a fancy AI algorithm analyzes it for indicators of COVID-19.