After releasing the gold master to developers earlier this week, Apple is releasing iOS 13.5 to the general public today. The update brings some changes and new features requested by COVID-19, including the Exposure Notification API, Face ID improvements, and much more.
Apple and Google developed the Exposure Notification API with the careful guidance of public health officials. When a user enables the feature and has a public health authority app installed, the device will regularly send a beacon via Bluetooth that includes a random Bluetooth identifier. From there, the Exposure Notification API will download a list of keys for beacons that have been verified as belonging to people confirmed as positive for COVID-19 and verify against that list. If there is a match, the user may be notified and informed about the next steps.
Apple and Google say that to date, a handful of U.S. states and 22 countries across five continents have requested and …
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