Monday, March 1, 2021

Leading Global Steel Company Adopts VeChain-Based My Care to Reduce Risk of COVID-19 Infection

A leading global steel company, ArcelorMittal, has announced the adoption of a VeChain-based technology, My Care, to reduce the risk of the new coronavirus infection.

ArcelorMittal is to test My Care at its headquarter in the MayFair office in Luxembourg to prevent further spread of COVID-19, as well as storing the available infection data on the blockchain securely i.e. without any means of third-party’s interference.

ArcelorMittal is notable among steel companies across the world. It has offices in over 60 countries, with relatively 190,000 employees. The capacity of this company is expected to open VeChain and DNV GL technologies to a broader use.

The steel company decided to take this measure in order to prevent its employees situated across the world from COVID-19 infection, as the infection rate of the highly contagious virus rises worldwide.

DNV GL – Assurance tweeted, Congratulations to ArcelorMittal‘s UK Mayfair office for achieving a successful readiness assessment against DNV GL’s My Care methodology. My Care builds trust in a company’s ability to manage infection risk.”

The Significance of My Care

VeChain created My Care. It is an application based on the VeChainThor blockchain, in conjunction with DNV GL, for the documentation of the risk of infection from COVID-19. It is also meant to manage and store data in the most secure way.

DNV GL says

“My Care takes a holistic approach to building business resilience. It enables readiness to deal with infectious diseases today and can also drive lasting change in your HSE (Health, Safety & Environment) policies and management systems to create long-term organisational resilience.”

VeChain (VET) Can Now Be integrated Into Games and Window Applications

According to an announcement made via Twitter by VeChain developers’ channel, VeChain Dev, it’s now possible to natively integrate VeChain into games and Windows applications.

“Welcome! The 3rd SDK in the family written in C# to work with VeChain! Now you can integrate VeChain into games, Windows applications natively!” VeChain Dev tweeted. According to the report, the preview of the code can be found here.

Solomon Odunayo
Solomon has a growing passion for writing, this propelled him to keenly work on Eagles News Media for about two years before delving into the cryptocurrency and Blockchain industry he finds more interesting. He worked as a crypto Journalist and Editor at NewsLogical before joining Herald Sheets, owing to the priceless experience he has accumulated since he became a contributor in the crypto community.

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