KidCheck Children’s Check-In Participates in Supercomputing COVID-19 Project

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KidCheck secure children’s check-in is part of supercomputing project researching COVID-19. More about KidCheck can be found at https://www.kidcheck.com.

KidCheck Helps COVID-19

Folding Protein Simulation

It’s important to do anything we can to help in the fight against the novel coronavirus, and our extensive computing capabilities have the ability to help make a difference.

KidCheck secure children’s check-in is part of Temple University Voelz Lab and Washington University School of Medicine supercomputing projects researching COVID-19. The projects use distributed computing to simulate protein dynamics, including the process of protein folding and the movements of proteins implicated in a variety of diseases. The current focus is to develop therapies and vaccines for the novel coronavirus.

KidCheck is donating its computer horsepower to help run these protein simulations. Insights from the data will help scientists better understand the disease and opportunities to develop therapeutics. The project relies on the collective power of computers to perform the complex calculations required to simulate protein dynamics.

“KidCheck is pleased to participate in these projects to use any idle computer and server bandwidth to help understand COVID-19,” said Alex Smith, KidCheck CEO. “We have horsepower available on our non-production backup systems, which won’t affect customers, that can help leverage our extensive computing power by banding it with others.”

Smith continued, “It’s important to do anything we can to help in the fight against the novel coronavirus, and our extensive computing capabilities have the ability to help make a difference.”

About KidCheck
KidCheck, Inc. provides secure children’s check-in software and complete check-in station systems for churches, fitness facilities, activity centers, kids’ camps and other organizations caring for children. KidCheck believes every child deserves a chance to grow in a safe environment, and every parent deserves peace-of-mind about the safety of their children. KidCheck is committed to delivering easy-to-use, innovative, and reliable check-in systems backed by world class support. To learn more or to request a demo visit https://www.kidcheck.com.

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