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This is pretty incredible! I'm excited to see some of the innovative projects that public health agencies build around this. I applaud Google and Apple for collaborating on a single API that opens a new information channel out to the public (billions of devices!) and could imagine a future where real-time contact tracing inspires enough confidence in people/businesses to get things moving again provided the proper precautions are in place. I also hope we don't get over confident because of tools like these and blink first.

Couple of other interesting changes listed in the notes:

Face ID and Passcode

    Simplified unlock process for devices with Face ID when you are wearing a face mask
    Passcode field automatically presented after swiping up from the bottom of the Lock screen when you are wearing a face mask
    Also works when authenticating with the App Store, Apple Books, Apple Pay, iTunes, and other apps that support signing in with Face ID
FaceTime

    Option to control automatic prominence on Group FaceTime calls so video tiles do not change size when a participant speaks

Emergency Services

    Option to automatically share health and other essential information from your Medical ID with emergency services when you place an emergency call (US only)

The first two make my life easier and the third is helpful. Thank you.



I wish there was a way to flag comments that have inadvertently tripped code/fixed-font by indenting.




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