Aratek "Fever Detection" Terminal Tested

By Derek Ward, Published Aug 17, 2020, 09:43am EDT (Research)

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Comments (7)

What's the infrared resolution? Cannot find it on the site.

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Thank you IPVM for this test, especially mentioned Derek Ward.

We just sold ARATEK to one of our customers but planning to replace it with Hikvision DS-K1TA70MI-T.

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Did you determine the infrared sensor manufacturer and model being used? Infrared is a bit too general.

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Hello Craig, thank you for asking!

We have reached out to Aratek regarding resolution and sensor used, but they have yet to respond to our inquiries. If and when they do, I will update the report and post a comment.

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Regarding Aratek's response, "...so when a person moves or shakes left and right, the infrared of the human body is divergent, so the temperature will be low. When a person stands still, the sensor will detect the infrared emission source (human body) more accurately. So the temperature will be higher than when people move."

I would like to understand their position a little bit better, as this does not ring true. Are they claiming an evaporative cooling effect while the subject is swaying? I think it's more likely that their sensor and/or processing can't keep pace with a moving subject and averages the thermal reading with the background, thus dropping the average temp.

If there temp accuracy was rock solid that would be one thing, but the report leaves me thinking the product would benefit from a little more development.

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