Vikas Sharma in Coronavirus, mobile app development, Web Developers Jun 11, 2020 · 4 min read · ~100

How Tech Companies are Contributing to the Fight Against Coronavirus

How Tech Companies are Contributing to the Fight Against Coronavirus

The recent outbreak of the coronavirus has brought the economy of the whole world on the knees. The outbreak has impacted everybody. Almost all kinds of businesses are affected by the outbreak. Whether it is the self-quarantine or the lockdown announced by the government, the isolation of the public is hurting the business of every country. The virus has triggered a situation of the financial crisis in all the economies of the world. Stock markets are on an all-time low. The situation is unstable and more and more cases are coming to light.


The businessmen are desperately trying to survive the blow. The backbone of every business is crushing and the sales are at their lowest. A lot of business owners are looking for innovative ways to improve the business and many have been successful in implementing them. Tech giants are making huge contributions to fight against the outbreak of COVID-19. They thought wisely and responded well in time. This article is going to detail these tech giants and will explain how they succeeded during this time of crisis.


Tech Giants and the Coronavirus

The outbreak of coronavirus has stimulated a state of panic and fear in the population of the whole world. Some tech giants have seen this as an opportunity to help in the reduction of the further spread of the virus.

Apple Incorporated, the US-based Multinational Tech Company, is one of the biggest tech giants there is. The company is popular for its unique OS (Operating Systems) and smart gadgets. Apple has acknowledged the problems faced by the people because of the outbreak and has released a COVID-19 Screening Tool to inform the population about the symptoms of the diseases and the possible exposure to the virus. The tool helps you in understanding what to do next about COVID-19. The tool does not route you to a testing center but helps in determining the steps to be taken if you are experiencing any symptoms listed.


  • Apple Incorporated- US Multinational Tech Company

Apple Incorporated, the US-based Multinational Tech Company, is one of the biggest tech giants there is. The company is popular for its unique OS (Operating Systems) and smart gadgets. Apple has acknowledged the problems faced by the people because of the outbreak and has released a COVID-19 Screening Tool to inform the population about the symptoms of the diseases and the possible exposure to the virus. The tool helps you in understanding what to do next about COVID-19. The tool does not route you to a testing center but helps in determining the steps to be taken if you are experiencing any symptoms listed.


  • Amazon.com Incorporated- US Multinational Conglomerate Tech Company

Amazon.com Incorporated is a USA based Multinational Conglomerate Tech Company. The company is popular for its e-commerce platform. It also provides other services like cloud computing and artificial intelligence. It also provides a range of smart speakers under the name “Alexa”. Amazon has introduced a feature to its smart speaker, Alexa, in which the individual can find information related to COVID-19. The question like “Alexa, what should I do if I think that I’ve got a coronavirus?” will prompt the speaker to ask general questions related to the virus-like symptoms, travel history, etc. The speaker can also provide preventive suggestions to the users.


  • Microsoft Corporation - US Multinational Tech Company

Microsoft Corporation, the US-based Multinational Tech Company, is a very successful tech giant. The company is popular for its unique Operating System named Windows. It also provides office solutions of the desktop for the users. The company has taken promising steps to reduce the spread of coronavirus. The company has launched a real-time map service about the information of the positive cases and areas affected in order to reduce the rumours about the spread of the virus around the globe. The service is named COVID-19 tracker and is trusted by a lot of users for information related to the virus.


  • International Business Machines (IBM) Corporation- US Multinational Tech Company

IBM Corporation is one of the most popular tech giants. The US-based company is popular for its hardware and software. The company launched a cloud computing program named IBM POWER9 to help the scientists in finding the medication of coronavirus. The scientist can use the program to study the molecule of the virus to get medication for the treatment of the virus.


  • Cisco Systems Incorporated - US Multinational Tech Company

Cisco Systems is a US-based Multinational Tech Company, popular for its networking hardware and other software and hardware. The company has also taken up initiatives to serve the population in the fight against COVID-19. The company is providing software to help the government and corporations to fight against the virus. Cisco WebEx is being used by millions of users worldwide.


  • Tesla Incorporated - US e-Vehicle Manufacturer

Tesla Incorporated is a US-based e-Vehicle Manufacturer most popular for its stylish and eco-friendly cars. Tesla has always been in the spotlight for its creative inventions. The engineers of the company have created ventilators from car parts to help the government in fighting against the virus. The company has also promised to provide life-saving drugs and machines to hospitals.

How the Digital Service can be used to Fight Against COVID-19


People from all over the world are looking for solutions against this pandemic. The tech engineers are working continuously to lighten the burden of the users online. Numerous apps and websites are being created to help the individual in need.

Apps providing services like online grocery and no-contact food delivery are very helpful in the time of crisis. The demand for online grocery has seen a manifold increase because of the pandemic. The people are scared to go out even for groceries and these apps are coming in handy. The no contact food service is very important for the people.

The importance of telehealth apps has also increased in the time of crisis. Apps providing the list of symptoms, course of action if symptoms are seen and other helpful tasks can be very helpful. Preventive measures to be taken by the people can be very helpful in combating the virus beforehand. A lot of companies are working to create Artificial Intelligence to fight against the virus.

Conclusion

Companies from all over the world are trying to provide the best services for their users. It helps both the customers in getting the best services and the businessmen can improve the business services and can increase the profit. Innovative techniques are being undertaken by the tech engineers to provide more services and contribute to the betterment of society. It is important to find solutions and opportunities in this time of recession.

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