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Kiana Analytics helps higher education reduce spread of COVID-19 with Google Cloud and SADA

| 2 June, 2021

Over 15 months into the COVID-19 pandemic, universities have been among the hardest hit institutions. With many universities closed to in-person sessions and others struggling to maintain a safe learning environment, the pressure to find solutions for managing the virus has been high. In response, Kiana Analytics, a Silicon Valley-based scaleup, created a solution by innovating on their existing WiFi-based device location technology to produce a COVID-19 exposure solution that helps identify and isolate infected individuals.

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When Privacy Matters | Not all Digital Contact Tracing Solutions are Alike

| 1 May, 2021

Sebastian Andreatta, Co-Founder and COO, Kiana Analytics

Sebastian Andreatta; Co-Founder, COO Kiana Analytics

Corporate and Government leaders are understanding better the best practices in dealing with the pandemic: wear masks, test regularly, isolate when necessary, clean infected areas immediately and perform contact tracing.  The last is the most complicated because it requires manual contacting to locate exposed people.

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Kiana Analytics wins Plug and Play Innovation Award

| 29 March, 2021

SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 29, 2021 — Kiana Analytics received the Travel and Hospitality Innovation Award from Plug and Play at its Expo Day 2020.  Kiana Analytics is one of Plug and Play Venture portfolio companies and has been leveraging the Plug and Play ecosystem to partner with global enterprises and other startups.

“Innovation is the engine that drives the world. Covid-19 creates new challenges that have to be met with new and innovative approaches and solutions. This creative potential became visible to everyone on Expo Day – through the exciting discussions by the experts, the presentations by the startups, and the recognition of the innovative achievements of companies,” said Ben Kloss, Director of Plug and Play Austria.

“It’s a great honor to be recognized as the Top Innovator by Plug and Play. We look at innovation as a key driver to grow our company and excited to be working with Plug and Play, its global partners and other startups,” said Nader Fathi, CEO of Kiana Analytics.

About Plug and Play
Plug and Play is a global innovation platform. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, we have built accelerator programs, corporate innovation services and an in-house VC to make technological advancement progress faster than ever before. Since inception in 2006, our programs have expanded worldwide to include a presence in over 30 locations globally giving startups the necessary resources to succeed in Silicon Valley and beyond. With over 30,000 startups and 400 official corporate partners, we have created the ultimate startup ecosystem in many industries. Companies in our community have raised over $9 billion in funding, with successful portfolio exits including Dropbox, Guardant Health, Honey, Lending Club, and PayPal. For more information, visit https://www.plugandplaytechcenter.com/

About Kiana Analytics
Kiana Analytics is a fast-growing, GDPR compliant company with offices in Silicon Valley, and Germany. Corporate campuses, shopping centers, universities, factories, hospitals, and transportation hubs use Kiana’s patented device detection capabilities and real-time location services to strengthen presence analytics, physical safety, security, and to optimize their operations. Kiana leverages existing building WiFi infrastructure; no app, no new software, and no new sensors need to be installed. Kiana’s COVID Exposure solution automates local and safety regulations and was recently highlighted in Gartner’s ”CIO Guide: How Location Services Can Help Mitigate COVID-19 Spread”. Kiana was the winner of the Telecom Council award, selected by Verizon 5G, and recently selected and finished a project by Startupbootcamp Scale Osaka, Japan between 550 companies who applied. For more information, visit www.kiana.io

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Award Video: https://youtu.be/XFFyGWwwofY

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Workplace Safe Re-entry during pandemic

How Workplaces Can Enable a Safe Re-Entry During the Pandemic

| 9 December, 2020

By augmenting with automated digital solutions, an organization can quickly identify all exposed individuals and react immediately to isolate and test affected people and places.

With the arrival of fall months and cooler weather, outbreaks of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continue to increase and businesses struggle with re-opening plans. Many have started to plan their employees to transition from remote to on-site work after the holidays. In all cases, businesses are coming to grips with the necessity of planning for the long haul, where they expect to coexist with this pandemic for some time. A growing number of forward-thinking organizations are also looking longer term to be alert and prepared for challenges to employee health in the future.

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How COVID-19 Contact Tracing Benefits from Location Analytics

How COVID-19 Contact Tracing Apps Benefit from Location Analytics

| 4 December, 2020

by  December 4, 2020

Why has the importance of location analytics risen amid pandemic?

COVID-19 is a horrifying reality against which human civilization is racing around the clock to saves lives, businesses, economy and employment. At the time this article was written, the world had already lost, 1,506,251 lives due to the pandemic. Most of the governments worldwide are trying their best to spread awareness, while researchers are working on speeding up the drug discovery processes, and pharmaceutical companies are carrying the clinical trials for the vaccines.

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Kiana Analytics comprehensive digital contact tracing platform

Kiana Analytics Comprehensive Digital Contact Tracing Platform

| 3 December, 2020

December 2020

The world is trying to get back to the pace of things as before.  After months of lockdown that sought to control the transmission and spread of the coronavirus, the public is now relatively more aware of their duties and responsibility toward each other. As offices and workplaces return to normalcy, companies need to deploy effective return-to-work strategies and solutions to power ahead in this new normal, focused on protecting both employees and visitors at their respective premises.

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How Universities are Using Technology in their COVID Precautions

| 1 December, 2020

BY LAURA ASCIONE

Contact tracing and location tech are just two examples of how universities are leveraging innovative tools to keep campuses safe during COVID

Across the nation, higher-ed leaders are grappling with the question of how they will ensure a continued safe on-campus environment for students, faculty, and staff in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Location Analytics for COVID-safe Workplaces

| 24 November, 2020

BY STEPHANIE KANOWITZ

NOV 24, 2020

Most contact tracing apps rely on Bluetooth to track people who test positive for COVID-19 and those they’ve been near.  One company’s solution, however, uses existing private Wi-Fi networks to allow government agencies and other organizations to map and track contacts within their buildings or campuses — and without putting apps on individual devices.

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govCIOOutlook: Kiana digital Contact Tracing Platform for Effective Return-to-Work Strategies

Kiana Digital Contact Tracing Platform for Effective Return to Work Strategies

| 16 November, 2020

Kiana uses data from existing campus wireless device registration to let authorized employees respond to a positive case of COVID-19 by finding possible exposures.

Kiana Analytics, the premier location-based platform company that provides accurate proximity wolutions to organizations worldwide, today announces that it has been selected by numerous universities and colleges to help with rpaid response measures to mitigate COVID-19 exposure outbreaks on their campuses, including Dominican University.

The health and safety of the people is Kiana’s top priority  It uses data from its existing campus wireless device registration to privately enable authorized employees to respond to identify possible exposures…

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govCIOOutlook: Kiana digital Contact Tracing Platform for Effective Return-to-Work Strategies

Kiana Analytics: Comprehensive Digital Contact Tracing Platform

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Nader Fathi, CEO and Co-founder & Sebastian Andreatta, Marketing, Alliances, and Co-founder

The world is trying to get back to the pace of things as before.  After months of lockdown that sought to control the transmission and spread of the coronavirus, the public is now relatively more aware of their duties and responsibility toward each other.  As offices and workplaces return to normalcy, companies need to deploy effective return-to-work strategies and solutions to power ahead in this new normal, focused on protecting both employees and visitors at their respective premises.

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