Thermal Imaging for Fever Screening
- Thermal cameras utilizes infrared detector to measure skin (surface) temperature.
- Health care providers and public officials have been using thermal imaging cameras to quickly scan large numbers of people in public areas for elevated body temperatures that could result from a virus infection.
- When elevated body temperature is detected, individual proceeds to designated area for further clinical testing.
- Thermal imaging cameras are effective for quick temperature screening of large groups of people.