During isolation, technology plays an integral part to communicate with the quarantine based people. In Norway, the government arranged a beautiful and unique system to communicate with the citizens.
There is a screen that does not require any login, password or even Keyboard. It functions like an old-fashioned radio, which has just one single button to turn it on and adjust the volume. It takes a minute to connect with other people to see or talk.
This technical revolution has just changed the daily routine of Norway citizen, the distance doesn’t matter now while using this single screen. In Norway, there is 35% of people who are above the age of 67 and eventually they live alone.
Older people are in the stage of maximum risk of having coronavirus infection. They are advised to avoid physical contact with others. This long term isolation could impact them psychologically. The screen has made by Norwegian start-up No Isolation, to tackle loneliness by using technology among groups.
There is nothing exclusive during a pandemic, but it is very much painful to see that the week peoples are going to face loneliness problem. No Isolation chief executive Karen Dolva stated that this device has been sale 650 screens in last year, but within the last two weeks of March sold 1,500 screens.