COVID-19 cell survey knowledge assortment facilitated via SMS
LONDON, 15 September 2020 – Global cloud communications software program and options supplier IMImobile PLC, as we speak introduced it’s supporting the University of Oxford to speak their COVID-19 analysis.
Covid-19 Oxford University Mobile Survey
Professor Peter Grindrod CBE of Oxford University was launched to IMImobile in the course of the preliminary levels of the pandemic, and shortly wanted an answer that will allow his group to conduct analysis into the early prevalence of COVID-19 throughout the United Kingdom. Conducting this analysis successfully is significant for the University to know the unknown unfold of the virus forward of the primary recorded case within the UK on the finish of January, offering them with the information to develop a quicker and extra environment friendly response to any future world pandemics.
IMImobile’s market-leading cell messaging platform, Textlocal, affords a cell survey function that may be despatched by way of a easy textual content message. Utilizing the platform and its capabilities, IMImobile has been in a position to launch a mobile-friendly survey hosted on-line that permits volunteers to share their expertise of signs and cases of early an infection.
Jason Palgrave-Jones, Managing Director at Textlocal, commented, “Supporting such an important piece of research with our mobile messaging platform has been a privilege. Ensuring the survey can be created, updated and deployed efficiently as well as being able to track, report and analyze the results has been a key priority. The simplicity and accessible nature of SMS enables any volunteer to take part, removing barriers to participation for those wanting to share their experience securely and quickly, regardless of device”.
Textlocal offered an SMS key phrase on a brief quantity (COVID on 62277) alongside a bespoke cell survey, which the college will promote via social media and with promoting help from their companions within the broadcast media. By texting COVID to 62277, members of the general public can request to participate within the survey and can obtain an automatic textual content message with a hyperlink to the branded survey. The SMS initiated survey is anticipated to be open for a month and the college is encouraging anybody who skilled signs early on to participate.
Professor Peter Grindrod, Professor of Mathematics at Oxford University, stated, “The University was expecting the survey to take weeks to build when in fact, the team were able to build and finalize the solution in a single day. Speed and efficiency, as well as high quality, were all essential across the project to help gather useful citizen data that could have a real impact on the UK’s future pandemic response.”
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