While there are privacy questions about measurements of people's body temperature, the current requirement to address the COVID- 19 situation outweighs that for the time being. For those with privacy concerns, be aware that these systems have only one purpose, to automatically focus on an individuals face to trigger an alarm when a forehead temperature above 37.3 degrees centigrade.
The PRT-5MFTD is a stand-alone system in that there is no requirement for a network connection. Optionally, the camera may be connected to a network for the purpose of programming the various features or management of images taken by the camera.
The PRT-5MFTD is designed for indoor use where there is a consistent ambient temperature in the range of 16C to 32C to facilitate accurate temperature readings. Additionally, the installation location should away from direct sunlight and protected from wind This model provides a +/- accuracy of +/- 0.3C.
Outdoor use is possible providing that the camera is placed in a shaded, protected area such as a field tent. The requirement for an ambient temperature in the range of 16C to 32C still applies.