Axis Thermal Camera / Grekkom Human Temperature Control Tested

By: Ethan Ace and Derek Ward, Published on Jun 10, 2020

While Axis has a temperature detection camera (the Q2901-E), they has been reluctant to market it for coronavirus. However, Axis partner Grekkom has been promoting its 'human temperature control' app for Axis Q2901-E. But how well does this work?

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** ****** *** ******* HTC *** ** ** Axis *****-*, ********* *** following:

  • *** **** *** ******* HTC *** ****** ** miss ******** **** ***********?
  • *** **** *** ****** handle ****, *****, *** glasses?
  • *** ** ******* *********** on *** ****?
  • *** ***** **** ** need ** ** **********, and *** **** **** calibration ****?
  • *** **** ******* ******** change ******** ***********?
  • *** **** ** ****** multiple ******** ** *** scene?
  • *** **** *********** ******* to *******'* ********* ******?

Executive *******

** *** *******, *** Grekkom *** *********** ******** measurements ****** ±*°* ** an ** ***********, ******* of ***** ******* ±*.*°* / ±*.*°* ***** *** lower ******** **** **** other ********* ******* ** have ******.

************, ******* **** **** they **** * "******** average" ** ************ ** key ****** ** *** face (********, ****, *****, etc.) ***** ******** ** missed ********* ** ******** temperatures ** *** ***** when ******** **** ************ warmed ** ***/***-***** ***** temperatures (~***.*-***°*) ** ****** areas ** *** **** brought **** ******* ***** threshold.

*** *** *** ******** recalibration ******* ***** *** day ** *** ******* as ******* ************ **** and ****, * ~**-** second *******. *******, ***** is ** ********** ** users **** *** *** is *** ** *********** other **** *********** ******** drifting, ***** ** ****** to ******** ****** ********** and/or ***** *********.

**UPDATE */**/**** Grekkom has contacted us asking us to re-test their HTC application as they say the version is out of date and the results are invalid. Per their response below:

** ****,

***** ** *** * want ** ***** *** for ****** *** **** to ** ** **-***** review ** *** ********. We *** ***** ** see **** **** ** your ******* ******* **** not ** ************ ** expected, ******* * ******* that **** ** *** to * *********** ** unfortunate *******.

** *** **** *** to *** ******* ********* there ** * **** demand ** ***** ***** of *********, ***** ***** that *** ********* ** a ****** *** ********* and *** ****** ******* you **** ********** ******* through *** *****. ******* of ****, *** **** we ******'* **** *** time ** ***** *** through *** ******* *** of *** ********, *** also ** ******** *** with ** ******** ******* of **.

** *** ****** ****** version ** **** **** of *** ****** ********* in *** ****** *****, such ** *** **** of ****** *** ************* when *** ******** ** off. **** ***** ** a ****** ** ***** that ********** ** * better ********* *** ********* precision. ** **** ******** a ****** ** ******* options ** ********* *** way *** **** ******** the *******.

******* ****** **** *********** to **** ** *** not ** ******** ******* of *** ****** ** the **** ** **** there ***** ** ** some ********* ***** *** analytic ******** ** ********* such ** ******** ************ detections *** ******* **********, these ******** *** **** available *** *** ****** based ********, *** **** based *** **** ****** one ****** ** * time *** ** ****** recommend *** ****** *********.

*** ****** **** ******* us *** **** ** the ******* ***** *** precision, ** ********* ********* testing **** ********* ** people *** ** ******* countries **** ********* **********, ethnics ***... ****** ********* the ******** **** **** Q2901-e, ** ********* * demo ******* ** ****** every **** ****** ********* and ** ***** *** that **** ***** ** accuracy **** ********* **********. At **** ***** *** analytic ** ***** **** by * **** ****** of ******* *** *** also ***** ***** **** the ******* **** **** learn *** ** **** with **. *'* **** that *** ******** ***** anomalous ****** *** * wonder ** ** *** due ** * **************** with *** *********** *********.

*** ***** ******* ** are ********* ** *** would ** ****** ** extend **** ******* *** add *** *********** **** our **** ****** ******* and **** *** **** of *** ** *** technicians ** ***** *** through ** *********** ******* and ******* **** *********.

**** *******

*******, ****** *******, ** contacted ******* **** ********* and ******** ***** *** our ********, ** **** were ***** ***** *** informed ** ******** **********. Additionally, * ******* ******** remotely ********* *** ************ the *********** *** **, so *** ******* ** update ************* **** ** fault ** *** ***.

******** */**/**: ******* *** Version *.* ******

**** *** ****** ******* 1.5 ** *** ******* HTC ***. *** **** temperature *********** ******* ** the ****, **** ******* using * ******** ******* and *********** ******* ** be **** **** ***** notice * *********** ********** in ******** ***********. ****** and ***** ****** **'** already ***** *** ***** present, **** ** *********** on *****/****, ********* ** external ************ ** ***** outside, *** ****/*****/**** ******** elevated **** ************.

** **** ******* **** on * ******* **** a **.*°* ***********, *** HTC *********** *** **** to **** ****** ±*.*°* of **** ******* ****, which ** **** ****** than **** ** *** seen **********.

*******, *** ***** ****** still ******, *** *** only ***** ***** ******* have **** ** *** HTC ******** ********, ******** for ****** **** ** an ***** *******, ******* tone ****/******, *** * toggle *** *******/****** *** temperature *********** *** ****.

Axis *****-* **** *********** ***********

***** *** ******* *********** when ***** *** **** Q2901-E **** *** *******, without ***-** ****.

  • ******* ************/**********:*****, **** ******* ************ are ********, *.*., **°*, 99°F, ***°*, **** ** option *** *******, ****** measurements **** **** *******. Alarm ********** **** **** use ********, ** ***** must *** ***** ****** at ***° ** ***°, for *******, ******* ** 100.4°F.
  • ** *********** ******:****** ******* ***** ******** a *********** *********** **** subjects *** "******" ***********, the **** ****** ***** will **** ******* ****-*********** events.
  • ** *** ***** *********:*** **** *****-* **** not ************* ******* *** hottest ***** ** *** camera's ********* ****, **** providing ****** **** ********* maximum. ***** **** ******** click ** ******** **** monitors (*** *****).

************, ************ **** ********** when ***** **** *** camera. *** ******* ***** measured ** ***°* *** ~98.8°F ** ** ** thermometer, **** *°* *****.

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Grekkom ******** ******* ********

*** *********** ***********, *** HTC *** ********* **** a "******** *******" ** exposed ****, ********* ** Grekkom **:

*** ********* ******** * weighted ******* ** *** exposed **** ***********. ** weighted * **** **** areas **** *** ****, the ***** ** *** forehead **** ******* **** a **** *********** ****** on *** ****** *****.

** *** *******, **** averaging *** ** **** meant **** ***** **** a ******-**-******** ***** ***** potentially **** ******* *** system ******* ********** **. Shown *****, *** ******* is ******** ** **.*°* when *** **** **** is *******, *** ******** at ***.*°* ***** ** IR ***********. ***** ******** cooler ***** ** *** face **** * ****, Grekkom ******** *** ** 101.6°F, ********** ** *****.

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*******, ***** *********** *** also************* **** ***********. ** the ******* *****, *** subject ** ******** ** a "******" **.*°* **** entering *** *****. *******, removing *** ***, *** temperature ********* *** * high *********** ***** ** triggered.

No **** ********* / *** ******* ********

*** ******* *** **** not *** **** ********* to ********* *********** ******. In *** *****, **** led ** ***** ******* being ******** ** **** entered *** ****** ** interest.

*** *******, *****' *****/**** were ******** *** ******** when ********* *** ******:

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**** **** *** ** measurement ****** **** *** camera ***** ******* *****, shown ***** (**** **** Grekkom **** *** ********* the ****** **** *****). The ****** ******** *** hot ******** ****** *** subject ** **** ** the *********** ******, ********** an *****.

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No ** *** **** ***********

******* ******** ***** ** stop *** ***********. *** app **** *** ****** temperature ** *** ** moving ********, ***** *****:

Single ******* *********

*******'* ********* ***** ******** subjects ** *** ***** simultaneously:

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*******, ** *** *******, temperature *********** ****** ******* multiple ********, ******** ********.

Little ****** **** ********

** *** *******, ******** had ****** ****** ** temperature ************. ******* ********** 1-3m ******** (~*.*-**') *** screening, **** ******** ******** at *** **** ******** used *** ***********.

** *** *****, *********** decreased **** ~*.*°* **** 1m ** **:

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Grekkom *********** *** *****

*** ******* *** *** uses * ****** ******* for ***********, ***** **** name "***********." *********** ** adjusted ***** * ****** that ****** **** "***" to "****", **** ** other ********** ** *** these ******** ****** *********** measurement.

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*******'* ************* ******** **** this ******* ****** ** set ** ********' **** is ******* ** *** camera (***** *****), ******* excessive ********** ** ******** or ***** *******.

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** ****** *** *********** process ** **** *****:

******* ********** **** *********** be ********* ** *** distance ***** **** ** screened *** **** ** subjects *** ******** ** wear ***** **** ********, masks ** **** ****** calibration.

Axis ******* ** ******* ****

**** ******** **** **** do *** ****** *** products *** **** ******* and ** *** ******* or ********* *** ********** partner ***********.

***** ******** **********, **** Axis ******* ******* *** capable ** ******* *********** measurements, *** **** *** not ******** ** **** for *** ******** ********* of ***** ***** ********* nor *** *********, ********** or ********** ** ******* or ****** **********. ****, Axis ******* ******* ***, for *******, *** ******** by *** ** *** US *** **** *** and **** ** *** specifically ****** *** ** our ******* ******** *** the ******* ** ***** Body *********** ***********.

**** *** ** ********* global ******* ** *********** partners ******* ************* ** numerous ************ ***** **** products *** ** *** aware **** **** ** these ******** **** ********* solutions **** ******** **** Axis ******** **** ******** for ***** **** *********** Measurement. **** ** ***** solutions **** ******* **** validated ** **** **** do ** *** ******* or ********* *** *** particular ******* ** ********.

Other **** ******* *********** *********** ****

** ******** ** *******, there *** ***** ********** using **** *******, *********:

** ******* *** ** all ** ***** ********** to ******* ** *** testing, *** ******* ******** and ******* ******** ** that ***** *********** *********** solution ** *** ****** an **** *** *** includes ******** ********, ** well. ******* *** *** responded ** *** *********.

*******

*******'* *** *** *** an **** ** $*,*** USD *** *******. *** Axis *****-* ***** ****** for ~$*,***, ********* ** lens. **********, *** ****** and ******* ******* (~$*,*** total) *** ****** ******** lower **** ***** ******* with *********, **** ** Dahua ** ********* (**** ~$8,000).

Comments (8)

******* *** **** ** the ***** ** ***-******* and ***-******** ******* *********.

**'* *** **** *** funny, **'* *********.

**UPDATE */**/**** Grekkom has contacted us asking us to re-test their HTC application as they say the version is out of date and the results are invalid. Per their response below:

** ****,

***** ** *** * want ** ***** *** for ****** *** **** to ** ** **-***** review ** *** ********. We *** ***** ** see **** **** ** your ******* ******* **** not ** ************ ** expected, ******* * ******* that **** ** *** to * *********** ** unfortunate *******.

** *** **** *** to *** ******* ********* there ** * **** demand ** ***** ***** of *********, ***** ***** that *** ********* ** a ****** *** ********* and *** ****** ******* you **** ********** ******* through *** *****. ******* of ****, *** **** we ******'* **** *** time ** ***** *** through *** ******* *** of *** ********, *** also ** ******** *** with ** ******** ******* of **.

** *** ****** ****** version ** **** **** of *** ****** ********* in *** ****** *****, such ** *** **** of ****** *** ************* when *** ******** ** off. **** ***** ** a ****** ** ***** that ********** ** * better ********* *** ********* precision. ** **** ******** a ****** ** ******* options ** ********* *** way *** **** ******** the *******.

******* ****** **** *********** to **** ** *** not ** ******** ******* of *** ****** ** the **** ** **** there ***** ** ** some ********* ***** *** analytic ******** ** ********* such ** ******** ************ detections *** ******* **********, these ******** *** **** available *** *** ****** based ********, *** **** based *** **** ****** one ****** ** * time *** ** ****** recommend *** ****** *********.

*** ****** **** ******* us *** **** ** the ******* ***** *** precision, ** ********* ********* testing **** ********* ** people *** ** ******* countries **** ********* **********, ethnics ***... ****** ********* the ******** **** **** Q2901-e, ** ********* * demo ******* ** ****** every **** ****** ********* and ** ***** *** that **** ***** ** accuracy **** ********* **********. At **** ***** *** analytic ** ***** **** by * **** ****** of ******* *** *** also ***** ***** **** the ******* **** **** learn *** ** **** with **. *'* **** that *** ******** ***** anomalous ****** *** * wonder ** ** *** due ** * **************** with *** *********** *********.

*** ***** ******* ** are ********* ** *** would ** ****** ** extend **** ******* *** add *** *********** **** our **** ****** ******* and **** *** **** of *** ** *** technicians ** ***** *** through ** *********** ******* and ******* **** *********.

**** *******

*******, ****** *******, ** contacted ******* **** ********* and ******** ***** *** our ********, ** **** were ***** ***** *** informed ** ******** **********. Additionally, * ******* ******** remotely ********* *** ************ the *********** *** **, so *** ******* ** update ************* **** ** fault ** *** ***.

** **** ****** *** report *********** **** **-******* is ********.

***** **** **** ** tripods, *** **** *** supports.

*******

*** **** **** *** the ******** ******** ***?

***** ***,

** **** ******** *** updated *********** ********, *** will ******* ** ****** either ***** **** **** or **** ****.

******!

*'* ***** **** *** up ** * ********** and ****** ****** ***** results ** ****.

* *** ******* ** a ****** ******* **** an ***** ** *** detection *** * *** told **** **** ***** to ******* *** ******. So *** ** ******. I ***** ** **** interested ** **** ******, and *'** *** *** know **** :)

*** **** ***** ** testing *** ******* ********?

***** ** #*, ** have ****** **.* ** the ******* *** ***, and **** ** **** we ***** ****** *** testing:

******: ******* *** ******* 1.5 ******

**** *** ****** ******* 1.5 ** *** ******* HTC ***. *** **** temperature *********** ******* ** the ****, **** ******* using * ******** ******* and *********** ******* ** be **** **** ***** notice * *********** ********** in ******** ***********. ****** and ***** ****** **'** already ***** *** ***** present, **** ** *********** on *****/****, ********* ** external ************ ** ***** outside, *** ****/*****/**** ******** elevated **** ************.

** **** ******* **** on * ******* **** a **.*°* ***********, *** HTC *********** ****** ****** ±0.4°F ** **** ******* temp, ***** ** **** stable **** **** ** had **** **********.

*******, *** ***** ****** still ******, *** *** only ***** ***** ******* have **** ** *** HTC ******** ********, ******** for ****** **** ** an ***** *******, ******* tone ****/******, *** * toggle *** *******/****** *** temperature *********** *** ****.

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