FLIR Finds Fault In Temperature Screening Cameras

By Ethan Ace, Published Dec 02, 2020, 01:15pm EST

FLIR has found a hardware fault in some thermal screening cameras which may result in inaccurate measurements and missed detections.

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In this note, we look at the details of this hardware fault, which cameras are impacted, how it may impact temperature measurements, and compare to Dahua's non-response to its rigged cameras.

Potential *********** ************

********* ** ****'* ********, * "********* ******** fault" *** ********** ***** may **** ** ********** readings. ** ****** *****, this ***** ****** ** "missed ******* *********", *.*., missed ***** **********.

** *** ********'* ***, they ******* ******* **** measurement ********** **** ** greater ** **** ****** temperatures **** **** ***********.

** **** ****** ** affected, *** *********** ********* will **** ********* ** the *********** ***** ***** measured. *** ********* **** be greater when ********* ******* **** higher *********** (*.*. ***°* / ***°*). 

**** **** *** ********* how *** *** ************ may ** ** *** skin *********** *****.

Found ********** / ** ******* ********

**** **** **** **** this **** *** ***** by ***** **** *** manufacturing **** ** * sample ** ******* **** for ******-**** ******* *** it *** *** ******* when ******* **** ***** manufactured.

*** **** **** *** manufacturing **** *** ** Sweden ********** *** ***** at *** ********** *** calibration ******** **** **** summer **** **** ******** a ****** ****** ** the ****** ********** ** cameras ** **** *** finding ******** **** *********** issues. ******* *** ***** does *** ***** ** all ******* *** ******* the ************ ***** ***** to ******** **** * period ** ****, **** has ******** *** ** processes ** **** ******* identify ***** ******* **** components **** ***** ******* the ******** ************ ***************. These ******* **** ******* improved *** ********** ******.

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Products ********

**** **** **** ****** models ** *** **** below ***** **** ********* between ****** *** ******* 2020 *** ** ********.

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** **** ***** **** approximately *** **** ******* this **** *******, *** it ** ****** ******* thousand ***** ** ***** reported *****, **** *********** the ********** ****** *** these ******* (******* ***** *****, ****** 'Decelerating' ****** *** *********** Screening).

** *******, **** **** represents *** ***-***** ** FLIR's **** **** *** elevated **** *********** *********, including ***** ***********/**** ******* ******** **** year. *******, ** **** not ******* ***** ***** cost ******** **** (* ******), *** **** ***** models ************ ******** *** EST, **** ** *******-***.

Return ** **** *********** / ***** ******* ********

**** ********** ******* ** returned *** ******* *** for ******** ************ **** as **** *********** *********, most ***** *** ****** to ** **** *********** returning *** ****** ******* of ********** ** ***** test **. **** **** cover ******** *** *** in-house ******/*********** *****.

*******, **** **** **** users *** ***** ****** accuracy ********** ** **** have ****** ** * thermal *********** ****** (*********),********* **** ********** ********** ***** ******* with *******, ***** *** be ** ****** *** advanced *****.

Compared ** ***** ********

** ******** ** ****'* approach, ***** ********* ** ship ****** ***** ******* even ***** *********** ****** were ******** ******, ******* improving *********** **** ******** updates ****** *****, ******* notifying *********. ******** **** ***** *******, Covers ***** **** *******.

*** ******* ******* ***** that *****'* *******, **** with *** ****** ****** firmware, *** ***** ******, though ** ***** ****** than ***** ******** *****.

*******, ** ******** ************ using******* *********** ************* *******, ****'* decision ** ***** **** bulletin *** ***** ********* costs *** ********, *******, and ****** ** *********** of ******** ******* ** more ***********. *** ***** so ***** *** ***** at ****, ** ******** temperatures **** ******, ******** individuals ******* ** ****, etc.

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