Faulty Hikvision Fever Cam Setup at Mexico City Basilica and Cathedral

By Robert Wren Gordon, Published Oct 14, 2020, 12:08pm EDT (Info+)

Donated Hikvision fever cameras (claiming screening of 1,800 people/min. with no black bodies at open-air entrances) are promoting a false sense of security at two of Mexico City's most important religious landmarks.

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Inside this post, IPVM examines:

  • Background
  • Local Importance of Basilica and Metropolitan Cathedral
  • Bad Implementation
  • Repeated False Marketing Claim—1,800 people/min.

This is the fifth in a series of posts about faulty fever camera deployments in Latin America. For previous coverage, please see:

  1. 🇨🇱 Dangerous Hikvision Fever Camera Showcased by Chilean City
  2. 🇨🇴 Faulty Hikvision Cali Colombia Fever Camera Implementation
  3. 🇦🇷 Dahua Buenos Aires Bus Screening Violates IEC Standards and Dahua's Own Instructions
  4. 🇨🇴 Colombia's President Promotes Bad Hikvision Fever Camera Setup

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*** **** **** ** ** ****** my ****** **** *** ***** ****** salesmen ****** ** ****** & *** whole ***** *** ** **** *******.

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