Colombia Drops Temperature Screening, Fever Camera Market Crashes

By Robert Wren Gordon, Published Aug 19, 2021, 10:18am EDT

Colombia's government has dropped its temperature screening mandate. IPVM examines the impact on the local 'fever' camera market.

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For previous IPVM Colombia coverage, see:

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********'* ******* ********** ******** temperature *********** ** * way ** ****** *** spread ** *****-**. **** after *** ******** *******, fevers ** **°* (***.*°*) and ***** **** ******* identified ** * ******* of ***********. ********* ***********á* ***** *á*****(********) **** ************* ******** a ****** ********* '*****' camera ******* ****** * coronavirus ****** **** ******,** **** ********** ********.

*** ********* ********** **************** *** ** ***** 2020, ***** ******** *********** screening *** ********** ******** into ********** *** ***** with ************ ******°* (***.*°*). *** ********** allowed ****-**** ** ********* as **** ** ******* temperature *********.

** ********, ****** ************* capitalized ** *** ********* to **** ******* *******.***********, * ********-***** ********** security ******** **** ****** video ************, ********* '*****' cameras' ********* ** ***** end-users ** ******** ** IPVM:

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** *** ********* ** the ******** *** ** light ** *** ******** of ******* ***** ** diagnose *** *****-** *******,the *** *** ************** ** ************* ******* ****** ******** ** ***-***** as a possible mechanism to detect elevated human body temperature, a characteristic related to one of the symptoms associated with the coronavirus. [emphasis added]

Colombia ********** ******** '*****' ******* *** ******* *******

IPVM Image********'********* ********* *** ******** and **** ************(******, *** *** ************ in *******), ********** ** the ** ***, ********* in********* ******** ** ******** **** **** '*****' cameras *** ********** ** be ******* ******* *******:

**** ****** ** *** indicated *** ******* ** your ***** 'thermal ******* ** ************* *******, the purpose of which is the measurement of temperature, as medical devices or products' ** ** ********* to ******* **** **** type ** ******* ******* are ****** ********** ******* devices *** *** ** humans... [******** *** *****]

'Fever' *******' ****** ** ********

'*****' ****** *************** ******** all **** ********'* ********* services, **** **********,*********,********** *******,****** **************, *** **** ***** ******.

'*****' ******* *** ******** IR ************ ****** ****** in ****** ****** ** Colombia, ** *********** ***** to ****:

** ****, ** ******* industrial ******* **** **** not ********* ** ***** into ********** ** ******* activities,the *** ** ************* ******* *** ******** *********** *********** ******* ***** ** ****** **** ** *** *********** ********* that said businesses implemented with the goal of reducing infections. [emphasis added]

IPVM Image***********'* ******* *** ******** by ******* ******** ***********ó* *******, * ********-***** ******* rights ***-******:

** *** ******** ** places, ***** ************ **** used [...] ** ****** like [*****á'*]** ****** ********* ***** *******, ******* cameras **** ***********.

* '*****' ****** ** a *** ******* ** Bogotá:

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*******ó* *******'* *** ***********'* comments **** ******* ********* by * ********-***** ************ at ** ************* ****** manufacturer, *** **** ****** that '*****' ******* **** used, *** *** ********, around ********* **********:

** ******** ************ **** lifted,thermal ******* **** **** ** **** ****** ** ****** **** *** *********** ** ******* *********** ** *** ******** ** ****** ****** [...] *** **** ********* ** ****** ********* *******, *****, *** **** *******. Nonetheless, at least in my perception, it was not very common to find them from day to day. The authorities' biosecurity protocols allowed for the measurement of temperature with contactless thermometers, which are extremely economical compared to the investment in a costly video system... In summary, I would say that they were installed in various places, but they were not really common. [emphasis added]

*** ****** ******** *** with *** ******* **** there ** **** ********** income ** ***** ******** countries, ********* ********, **** it *** *** **** common *** **** ** implement **** '*****' *******, unlike ** *** **, where '*****' *******/*********** ******* were ********* ** **** such *************.

'Fever' ******* **** *** **** **** ******** ****

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***** **** ***-*** *************, such ** *** **'* Meditherm (********), *** ******* in *** '*****' ****** rush, *** ****** ******* was ******* ****** ** crosstown ****** ***** *** Hikvision.

**** ***** *** ********* promoted ***** **-******* '*****' camera *************** **** ************** produced ****** ** **** as *** ********* ***** news ******** (*** *****). Professionals **** *** ******** manufacturers ********* ** ******** to **** **** **** was ***********, **** **** stating **** '*****' ****** implementations **** ***** **** for **** *** ***** promotion.

*********-********* ***** ********** *** donation ** * '*****' camera ** ** ******* entrance, ****** *******, ** a ********** ******, ******** to ************ ***** ******** ****:

*********-*********** ***** ********* **** coverage ** * ********* 'fever' ****** ** ************, Colombia, ******** ** ********** ***********'* ******** ****:

********* ********** * ***** '*****' camera ******* ** * hospital:

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Colombia **** ******** *********** *********

*** ********* ****** ******** issued********** *** ** ****** ******** **, ****, redefining *****-** ************ ********. Two **** *****, *** Director ** *** ************** Department ** *** ********* Presidency ********* ** ******** **** ** ** a ***** ******************** ********** *** "**********" the **** *** *********** measurement *** ** ********** nationwide.

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** ********* *** **********'* rationale *** ******** *********** screening,******* *ó*** ****á****(********), *** ***** ** Bogotá, ** ****** ** saying **** *********** *********** does "**** ******" ** combat *****-** ** ********* ****** *** ********* ** Bogotá's *******:

***** ** **** **** measures **** ** *** taking ** **** *********** at *** ******** ** establishments, *** ********* ** data, *** ************ **** contribute **** ****** ******* the ***********.

*** *****á *****'* ********** of *********** ********* *** supported ** *** ******** professionals, *** ***** ** IPVM **** *** *******' efficacy *** ** **** dubious.****** ****ñ*, *** ******** ** ISS, ****** **** * general **** ** ***** bodies *********** '*****' ****** installations:

***** **** *** **** implementations ******* ***** ******, most ****** *** *** use * ***** **** permanently.

**** *****’* **** ** taking *******' *********** ** entrances, **** ** *** the ********** ******* **** requirement *** ****** ******.

************, ** ******** ************ who ***** ** ****** anonymous ***** **** *************, in *******, **** *** very *********:

** * **** **** my *****, **** *** one ** **** ********, but **** **** ****** two ** ***** ****** because *** ***** ** the ******** **** **** long ***the ******, ** *******, *** *** **** *********. In the beginning, they tried to measure the temperature of various people at once, but it quickly became clear that this did not work. [emphasis added]

'Fever' ****** ****** *******

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**** *** ****** **** numerous ******** *** ***-******** professionals, ********* *********** *** manufacturers *** ***** ** IPVM ***-***-******, *** ** whom ****** **** *** local '*****' ****** ****** has *********** *******.

***** ************* **** **** of '*****' ******* ********* in ******* ********** ****, or ******* ***** **** awaiting ****** ** ***-******** buyers. *** *******, **. Mariño ********* * ****** now ***** **** **** a ***** ********* ******* 'fever' *******:

** **** * ****** who ****** ** ******* cameras, *** ****’** *****-** and ** *** **** buy **** *******, ** the **** **** ****** the *******, *** ****** Ministry *** ******* ******* the *********** ** ******* peoples' ************ ** *********.

*********** ****** *** *************** have "**********" *** '*****' camera *********** ******** **** "decreased":

*********, *** ************** ** the **** ********** *** diminished [...] ** ****** a *********** ******** **** year ** *** ******** of *********** ******** **** our ******* ***** ************* cameras ** ********** **** the ******** ****.

* ********* ******** ************ added **** '*****' ******* have *********** ***********, **** the ****** ********* ** its ***-*****-** ***** *** focus:

***** * *****'* **** them ['*****' *******] ******** [...] ** ********** ** that *** ****** **** back ** *** *** it *** ****** *** COVID-19 *********. ******* ******* are **** *** ********* monitoring, *******, *** ********** applications ** **** ** for ********** *********** ************ systems, *** **** *** no ****** **** ** commercial ************ *** *** measurement ** **** ***********.

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*** ** **** ** could *** *** ******** industry ** *** ********* and *********** **** ******* promoted ***** ********. **** clearly ** *** ********** proper ************ *** ************ of ***** *******, ****** them ***** ** ** selling "********".

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* *****, *** ** is ********* **** **** than **** *** *** eggs **** ******* ********* fraudulent *******, *** **** many **** ** ** within *** ***** ******** and ******* ****** **** and *** ************ *** integrators ** ***** ** the ******** **** ********* like **** *******. **** we **** * ***** eye ** ***** **** its ********* ** ********** pretend ** ****'* **** happen, ******** *** *** fraudsters ********.

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******** *******, * *** this ** **** ***** this *******:

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* ***** *** *********** scanning ****** ****** *** dried ** ** *** levels.

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*** *** *** *** and **** ********* ** the **% ********?

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* *** ***. * already **** * ** 5 ***-******* *********** ******* :)

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***** ************* **** **** of '*****' ******* ********* in ******* ********** ****, or ******* ***** ****…

Local ********: ***, ******* ** ****** up ***** *******, **** of ** **** **** messing ****** **** ****, and ** ***** ***** we *** *** **** for ** ***-*****, ********* purpose.

Regional ********: *** ***** **************? ******?

Local ********: ****, ***** *** **** video ** **** ** the ********* **** *****, you *** ***** *** people ** ***** ********!

Regional ********: ****! *** *** ** you **** ** ****** people ******* * *****?

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******* *** ******** **** Mandated *********** ********* *** 'Fever' ****** ****** ******* sections ** *** **** to ******* ****** ******** contributed ******** ****ñ*:

***** **** *** **** implementations ******* ***** ******, most ****** *** *** use * ***** **** permanently.

**** *****’* **** ** taking *******' *********** ** entrances, **** ** *** the ********** ******* **** requirement *** ****** ******.

** **** * ****** who ****** ** ******* cameras, *** ****’** *****-** and ** *** **** buy **** *******, ** the **** **** ****** the *******, *** ****** Ministry *** ******* ******* the *********** ** ******* peoples' ************ ** *********.

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