IIM Kozhikode Develops ‘Veli Band’

Published on July 27, 2020
Current Context: IIM Kozhikode has developed a device called ‘Veli Band’.
IIM Kozhikode Develops ‘Veli Band’
  • It is wearable hand band developed with an aim to maintain social distancing during this pandemic situation of COVID-19.
  • It sends out a warning via an alarm system to maintain distance among people if the social distancing norms are not followed.
  • It is developed by Qual India Pvt Ltd, which is a startup funded by IIM Kozhikode.
  • Veli Band helps to maintain social distancing and location/contact tracing.
  • It notifies via vibrations, sounds, buzzer and LED flashing if another band is within 3 feet of distance.
  • It is encorporated with rechargeable battery, Bluetooth technology for detection purpose. 


Q.1 Which institute has developed Veli Band to observe social distancing norms?
a. IIM Kozhikode
b. IIT Kharagpur
c. IIM Indore
d. IIT Delhi

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