The Wickliffe City School District will use wearable tech that can track a person’s location within a building or campus, down to the very room that person is in
WICKLIFFE, Ohio — The Wickliffe City School District has installed a new contact tracing system using Bluetooth technology in order to track student, faculty and staff movements while on campus and enforce social distancing requirements, in an effort to help minimize the spread of COVID-19.
The private company behind the wearable device that will be used within Wickliffe City schools is New Jersey-based Volan Technology, which calls itself the “leader in AI-based safety and contact tracing software.”
The program, called the Volan Positioning System (VPS), can deliver detailed reports and provide real-time 3D location positioning for thousands of people in a matter of seconds, according to the company.
Wickliffe City School District Superintendent Joseph Spiccia called VPS “a critical tool that