A local start-up was crucial to Hong Kong’s coronavirus response, which has been hailed as “one of the best in the world”.
More than 65,000 people returning to the city had to wear electronic wristbands with location tracking and geofencing technology SagaDigits usually deploys in supermarkets to keep track of popular items and to guide shoppers to their favourite products.
The government paid more than HK$$1 million (US$128,993) for the technology, said co-founder Arthur Chan Chi-chuen, a 41-year-old father of two.
“The electronic wristband project is an important breakthrough for our company,” he said in an interview. “We have since