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Recently, our CEO, Vinny Lingham, joined a forum hosted by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) to present an overview of Health Key by Civic. The forum, called “Tourism Tech Adventures on Aviation Technologies,” showcased the best ways to jumpstart the tourism industry as the world evaluates safe reopenings. The UNWTO was founded to cultivate modern tourism, which is closely linked to socio-economic progress around the world.
Health Key by Civic offers one way to provide safe passage abroad. The solution can help travelers keep their identity and health information private, while allowing organizations to create safe spaces on airplanes, in hotels, and at large gatherings. It is built to comply with international GDPR and CCPA and other data privacy regulations.
For travelers, providing health status verification to gatekeepers is as easy as getting a vaccine from a qualified partner and then setting up Health Key by Civic in our Civic Wallet app. When a user signs up, they are authenticated as a real person, using both AI and blockchain-based technology. Civic does not take custody of personal data or medical records.
For businesses, Health Key by Civic streamlines the management of entry points. This is critical because there are complicated logistics that the industry will need to navigate. First, there are many vaccines currently undergoing testing with varying efficacy rates. Second, there are 172 economies collaborating on distribution. This means that countries and organizations will need to confirm that an individual has received a vaccine, whether the vaccine received is effective, and which local entry point regulations must be followed around the world. It’s a problem that may be solved with thoughtful technology.
While we’ve been working hard to provide the right kind of technology solutions, we also know ...
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