COVID-19 digital readers: Can you see the line?

Rob Banathy, Senior Product Manager, explains how his team developed the lateral flow device (LFD) digital reader service that can detect nearly twice the number of positive COVID-19 cases during early infection compared to the human eye.


When the government rolled out the use of self-conducted and reported lateral flow devices (LFDs) to support mass asymptomatic testing for the public at the start of 2021, a concern was identified around users interpreting the test incorrectly, particularly when the lines on the LFDs are faint.

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