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Geolocation tracking technologies and their persistence beyond Covid-19

Applications for Smart Cities are one of the areas of opportunity for these developments, which today measure social distancing to prevent infections but aim at monitoring public or private transport, retail or wholesale logistics, among other businesses. Latin American firm Ombú Tech Services is looking to install the Turbine solution in the region, from Norway's Unacast.

Turbine is a solution from the Norwegian company Unacast based in Oslo and New York. In the United States, it runs the Social Distancing Control Board, designed to mitigate the Covid-19 pandemic and help public and private entities to even predict its future recovery. Ombú Tech Service, based in Miami, distributes the solution in Latin America, focusing on two sectors: firms that seek to better understand people's social behavior through Unicast technology for social and human movement and social distancing (public transport or private, retail or wholesale logistics); and another, which has already been applied by Norway in Europe and Africa, directly with telecommunications companies.

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