With the outbreak of COVID-19 came the necessity for a non-contact method of identifying individuals that may be carrying the infection. Manufacturers, Engineers and Software Developers were tasked with this challenge along with a required completion date of "NOW." The results were devices that can identify individuals with abnormal body temperature so that they could be isolated for further examination. Abnormal body temperature does mean an individual has COVID-19 as there may be many reasons for the higher than normal body temperature. Whether the reason is from a hard run or a fever, further examination is required to determine the cause since fever is one of the COVID-19 symptoms.
Seek Scan is a simple, low-cost, thermal imaging system designed to automate body temperature screening using skin temperature as a proxy. With ±0.3°C (±0.5°F) accuracy and the inclusion of a reference heat source, Seek Scan delivers the same performance as an infrared temporal thermometer – but with a safe social distance.
The system can be installed in lobbies, hallways and other key access points to help businesses, institutions and venues reopen a safer environment for their workforce, customers, members and patrons. Easy-to-install and easy-to-use, the system can be up and running in minutes with no special equipment or training. As a leading supplier of thermal sensors to the Public Safety market and one of the largest suppliers of all commercial thermal sensors globally, Seek Thermal has built hundreds of thousands of thermal cameras used worldwide.