Dahua Buenos Aires Bus Screening Violates IEC Standards and Dahua's Own Instructions

By Robert Wren Gordon, Published on Jun 30, 2020

Dahua has promoted Buenos Aires bus deployments as "solutions that facilitate community safety". However, they violate IEC standards and, ironically, Dahua's own installation instructions.

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This is a second in a series of new posts covering Latin America, also see Colombia's President Promotes Bad Hikvision Fever Camera Setup.

Background: Buenos Aires Buses

Dahua 'fever' / temperature screening devices have been installed on two bus lines in the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires (the official name of Buenos Aires, Argentina’s capital), as well as on a third bus line in Buenos Aires Province (the region surrounding the capital).

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allows ** ** **** ** * ****** *** * ***** ****** **** * ****** *** ****** ** ********** *** *** ******* ********* (bold text translated).

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*** ******* ********* ******** ********, *** ****** ***** of ********** ** ****** Aires (****), ******* * terminal ******* *** ** the ****’* *** ***** to ******* *** ***** system ***** *********** ** local *****. ***** ***** joining **. ******** ********** **, ***** **********’* ******* manager *** ********* *** Uruguay, ******* ***** *******, ***** **********’* ******** of ************* ********.

**. ******** ********** *** bus-mounted ***** ***** ***** below:

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*** **. ******** (***** from ****) ******* ** various ******* ***********:

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***** **** '*****' / temperature *********,*****'* ***-******* ********** *** been ******* ****** ** the ***** ******* * ****-********* ****** that ** *********** ** two ********** ******* ****** the ******* **** ******* the ***’* ********* **** in ****-****, ******* *** driver * ************ **** the *** ******* *** maximum ********.

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****** *****, ***. ** (Xinhua) -- ****** ***** buses ********* ******* ******* cameras **prevent ********** ** *** *** *********** ******* in the Argentine capital, the main epicenter of cases in the country. [emphasis added]

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************* *** *** ****** of ****** *****, ***** cameras **** ****** ** little ** ******* *** COVID-19 ********** ** **** are **** ****** *********** and ******* *****’* *** installation *****.

Bad **************

** ** ****** *****, the *******' ****** ***** will ***** * *********** number ** ******.

1: ********* *** ********* ***** ****** ************* **********

*** ************* ************/** *****:********** *****-*-**:****, ********* ****** ** performed ***** ****** ************* conditions. **** ** ******* not *** **** ** Buenos ***** ** ****** and ****** ******* **** passengers ***** ******** ***** the *** **** ** open, **** ************ *** sort ** ****** *********** that ***** **** **** provided ****** *** ***.

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2: ***-****** *******; ******* ** ****

****** **** ****"***-****** ******* [**** ** those **** ** *****], radiant *******, ** ******* of **** (**** ******* or ******* *****) *** also “*********” **** ******** readings.

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3: ********** ******* *** ******** *******

****** ******* ****** ******* on *** *** *********** the **** ** ******* control:

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********* *********** *** ******** control, ****** ****** *** *********.

[*]* ** ********** **** the ********* *********** ** situated ** * ******** stable ****** *********** **** a *********** ***** ** 20 °* ** ** °C *** ******** ******** range **** ** % to ** %.

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** ** ********** ** adequately ******* *********** *** humidity ** ***** ** a **** ***** ****** lows ** ****–****** ******* between *° *** *°* and ****** ***** ** December–February ***** **** **° to **°*.

Violates *****’* *** ************ *****

********, ** ******** ** violating ***/*** *********, *** Buenos ***** *** ***** violates*****'* *** ************ *****:

1: *** ** *******

*****’* *** ******* ***** explicitly ***** *** *** cameras *** ** ** used “** ************ **** strong ********** **** ** in ***** *** ********.”

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2: **** *********** *******

******* *.* ** *****’* installation ***** ***** *** the *********, **** ** which *** ******** *** in *** ****** ***** bus *****:

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3: ******** ** *******

******* *.*.* ** *****’* installation ***** ******* ******* installing ******* ** ****** where **** ***** ** exposed ** “*********,” “****** sunlight,” ** ** ********* where “******** **** ******* the ******.”

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Dahua, ************ ** ********

**** ******* *** ******** to ***** ********* ** well ** *** ***** Dahua ***** *******—****** **, Juan ***** *******, *** María ********* *******—*** **** named ** ***** ********. Mr. ******* ******** *** following ********.

** *** **** *********** about *** *********, ** sucess [***] *****, ****** contact ** *&* ** MKT **********.

**** **** ******* *** to *** ********** **** of ****** *****’* ***** office, ** **** ** to **. ********’* ******. If **** ******** * reply **** ****** ***** municipal ********* ** *** further ******* **** *****, we **** ****** *** post.

Bad *************** **** *** **** *** ***** ** *** ****** **** ** ****

*****'* ********* *** ******* country ******* *** ***** to ********* *** ******** of *****'* ****** ***** bus ****** ** ******** ******* *******:

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**** ********** ** ***** to ***** *** **to ****** ** *** ******* ** ** ******* *** *** ** ********** *** ******** ******** ** ******** ******. This reinforces the commitment of Dahua Technology to provide preventative solutions in this situation that require a joint effort. The objective is to be able to continue offering solutions **** ********** ********* ******. [emphasis added]

***********, ** **** *****'* own ************ ************ *** IPVM's ******* *****, ********* fever ********* ******* ** buses ** * *** idea **** ****** ****** funds *** ******* * false ***** ** ******.

Comments (5)

**** **** ***********, ****** have *********** ** ****** functioning ** ***** ** metro ***********

****** *********** ** ***** or ***** ***********

** ******** ********* ** temperature ********* ** *****, regardless ** *** ************. The ***** **** ** that ***** ** ********* this, *** **** * Dahua ****** ** *** while **** ***** ****** would ** '****' *** this.

** ** ******** *** not **********…

* ** ****, ** some ***** *** **** more *&*, ** *** going ** **** **** reliable ********* *** **** kind ** ********, *** for ***, ** ** a ****** *** ***********, and **** *** ****** advantage ** *** ******* situation.

**** ********** **** ******* every **** ** *** book ** ******, ************, it *** *** ** ahead…

** **** **** ***** a ***** ***** ** security *** ****** ***** those *****…

** *** *** *******, splendid *** ******. ****** enjoying **** ***** ******** series =)

****** ******, *** *** unmasking *** *** ******** deployments ** *** ****** where ******** ********* ****** the ******** ******.

*** ** ***** ******* de ** ******** ******** ?

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