Mobotix Thermal Body Temperature Detection Examined

By Ethan Ace, Published on Apr 07, 2020

Mobotix has jumped into the Coronavirus temperature detection market, but how do they compare to thermal incumbents like FLIR or ICI who have been developing these systems for over a decade?

In this report, we examine Mobotix's thermal body temperature offerings, detection and accuracy claims, and their outlook vs. competitors.

Mobotix ******* ********

******* ****** *** ****** of ******* ***** ******* temperature ***********, ****** ******* ******** ******* **. *** **** ********** between *** *** ** packaging, ** *** *** is * ******** ****** in ******* ******* ***** the *** **** ******** mountable ***** ********* *** cables ** * **** unit.

**** ******* *** * radiographic ******* ******, **** an ******** ****** ****** which *** ** ******* or *******. **** ****** a ****** ******* ****** to ** **** *** subject ****** ******, ** in *** **** ** the ***, ******* ******* may ** ******* ** cover *** ******** "*****" of ********* ** ** entrance.

Aggressive ******** ****** **** ***** ****

***** ******* ******* ******** specification ** * ***** poor ±**°* (±**°*), **** claim ******** ************ *** ***** a ***** **** **********, **** ***** **** their ******** ** * world-leading ±*.*°* / ±*.**°*, one ** *** **** aggressive ******** ****** **** by ************* ** **** seen. **** ************* ***** ±0.3°C / ±*.**°*, ********* Dahua, *********, ****, *** others.***'* ******* ***** ********** *** ** *** only ****** ** *** aware ** ******** **** level ** ********, ****** using * ******** ***** of ****, *** ***** of *** *******'* ****, compared ** ~*-*' ** wider ** *******'* ***************.

**** ***** ** ±*.*°* accuracy ** ************. *******'* thermal ******* **** *********** specs ** ****** (NETD), ******* ** ****** claiming **** ********. *******, even ***** ********* ***** have **** ** ******* temperature *********** *** **-** years ** ****, **** FLIR ** ***, *** give **** ********** *** distance, ***** ** ****, and ***** *******, ******** claims **** ********** *** vary ****

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

******* ***** **** ***** guidance ** *********** ******** and ***** ** ****, in ******** ** ****** which ***** **** ***** on ***** **********. **** Mobotix's *************:

...*** ***** ***** ** view ***** ** * profile ******* ** **** of * ******** *****. Depending ** **** *******, this ***** ** ********* may *** ****** ** possible, ** *** **** possible ********* ***** **** can ** ******** ***** include *** *-****, ************ the **** ****** *** nose, **** *** ** a ****** ******, *** forehead ******** *** **** reliable ********** ** ***** body *********** **** *** medial *******.

* ******** ***** *** a ***** ** **** width ** ~*' ** less. *******, **** ****** linked ** ******* ** the **** ***** **** a **** ***** ***** of ****, ************* *'+.

*******, ****** ******** **** be ******** ********** *** proper *********** *********, ********* temperature ***** ** ** scanned, ***** ***********, ************ for ******* ***********, *** more.

******* *** ** ***** decisions ** ********** ********** is ****** ** **** to ****************. ********** *** not ****** ** **** experience ** ******* *********** measurement ** ***, ** it ** * ***** of * ***** ** surveillance, *** ********* ******* to ********** ** **** detection ************ ***** ** not ******* *** ***** temperature ********** ** ***** body *********** *********.

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

******* **** *** **** firm ******** ** ******* subjects ****** ** ********* on *** ****** ** stopped *** **** ** remove ****/*******. **** ** the **** ****** ******** in ***** ******* ************* show ******** ******* (**** as *** *****), ***** others **** ******* ******** on *** ****:

************, ***** *** ****** "passport *****" ***** ** view ***** ******* **********, on-the-move *********** ** **** more *********, ** ******** will ******* **** ******* a *-*' ***** ** view **** ** **** or ****** ******* *****.

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

******* ******* ** *** measure * ******** **** of ********' ******, **** as *** ******** ** canthus ** *** *** as ***** ******* ******* to **. *******, **** simply ******* *** ******* point ** *** ******'* detection ****.

** ***** *************** *** using * "******** *****" style ***** ** **** are ********, **** *** function *********, ********* *** hottest ***** ** *** face. *******, ** ***** are *** *** ***** or ******** *** *** required ** ****/***** ** very ******** ******, ** could ****** ** ****** devices, ********* *******, ** residual **** **** *** drinks (*****) ********** ***** alerts.

Not *** *******

******* **** *** **** US ******* **** ************** 510(k) ********* *** *** of ***** *******. **** claim **** ** ** not ********, ** **** are *** "******* *******", which **** ********* ** their *************:

*******, *** *** *** told **** **** ******* used *** ******* ************, where * ********, ******** thermometer ** **** ** verify **** ***********, ***** require *** ***(*) *********. See *** ******:*** ***** ******** ** 'Coronavirus' ******* ***** ********* Systems. ********* ******* ******* FDA ********* ** *** US ** *****, ** FDA *********** *** ******** in ******* ******* *** fines ** **** *****.

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Optris ***** ****

******* **** *** ******** sell ***** **** ***********, but ********** ********* ** ***** ***** *************. **** black **** ** ***** priced **** **** ***********, ~$2,100 *** *** **. We ***** ** ******, who ****** **** *** also ******** ** ******* a **** ********* ***** for **** **** **** the ***** ** *** BR ***, ************ ********* for ***** **** ***********.

*******

*** ***/*** **** **** for ~$*,*** *** ****** including *** **** ****** with *** ******* ***** sensor. ********** ******* ******* for *** *** **** for ~$*,***. **** **** not ******* *** *********** black ****, ******* ~$*,***+.

**********, ~$*,*** ******* ********* black **** ** ***** than ******* ******** ** most ******* *********** *********** systems ** **** ****.****'* * ****** *********** ** ~$*,***, ******** higher, *** ** *** require *** *** ** a ***** ****. ****** sell *** $**,***-**,*** *** higher.**** **** (~$*,***)** ****** **** ***** Mobotix, *** **** ** an *******.

*******

***** ** ***** ***** than ******* ******* *** brand *********** ***** ************ integrators, ******* **** ****** see **** ******** ** thermal **** *********** ***********.

*******, ***** ******* *** a ****-***-**** ****** ***** to ******* *********** *** of *** *** ******* complex ************* **** ****** be ********** ** *******'* thermal ******. **** ***** with *** ********** ** configure ***** ******* *** be ****** *** ****** by *** ****** ** variables ***** *** ****** performance *** ****** **** defined, *********** ***** **** systems.

***, *** "****" ******* dealers, ***** ******* ************** will ** **** ******* day.

Comments (18)

** ** ** ********** to ***** *** ******, be ******.

******* ********** *****:

**** ************ = ******** of ***** ** ***** of * ******** ************* that *** ******** * product **** **** *** be **** ** ** what *** ****** ******** said ** *** **.

** ******: ** **** recently ********* *** ****** e-campus *********, ************** *** webinars ** ****** *** knowledge **** ** *** price-competitive ******* ********* ***** with *** ***** ******* offerings. ****** **** * look:******** ******** | ******* AG****** *******

******, ** *** *** actually ********** ** ******** and ******* ***** *** technology ** *** ******** here **** ******* ** VIA ********. * *** explain ** ** ****** and *********** ** ** well ** * **** the ******** ***** ** my *****.

********* ******* ******* *** clearance ** *** ** is *****, ** *** enforcement *** ******** ** product ******* *** ***** in **** *****.

**'* **** *****.

* *** **** ***** and * *** **** "this *** **** ********* frame ***** ****"....

*** *** **** ****? It ** **** ** it ***** *** ** the "********" *****. * commented ***** **** ** their ******** **** - but ***** *** ** comment ******** ******** :*

**** ****** **** **** is so ******** ******** ** 100mK (* ****** **** <100mK ******* ******* ** years ***) ** * asked **** ***** ******** of ******* **** **** offer, ******* ***** ** no *********** ***** ** in *********.

**** *** *** **** in *********, ** *** information **** ****** ****** is that **** *** **.** lens. ** **** ** 2x ***** ********* ** Hikvisions ** ******. **** is **** * **** pure ********* *** ********** information.

****, * **** ** dig ******, ******* * have ********** **** **** year *** ***** ***** with *** ****, *** there ** **** **** this ********** **** ** F1.8 *** **** ***** that **** ** But * **** ** make ****.

** ****** ** **** thread ** ********** ** actually ******** ** ******* about *** ******** ** are ********* *** *********, contact ** *** ********. I ********** **** ******* documentation *** ** ********* to ****** *** ***** may ** ****** *** there **** ** *** add ** ** ***** of ************* (* ** not ********* ****) *** if **** ******** ******* to ***** **** ******* who *** ***** **** solution *** *********** ** then ******* ** ** we *** **** ***** the ******** *** *** it *** ** ** value. ****, * ** not ********** ** *** continuous ******* **** **** apart ********** **** ** each ***** ** ****** do *** ****** ********** to ** **** ** that ****** ** * do *** ***** *** productive, * ** **** interested ** ******** ***** the ******** **** ****** who *** ******* ***** hearing ***** **. ******! Mark

* ** *** ********** in *** ********** ******* that **** ***** ********** said ** **** *****

****, ******* ****** ******* better ******** *** ** wouldn't *** ** ****** apart -******* * **** ****** Tested

**** ****, **** *** you ****** ** *** field **** *********** ** Mobotix *** ******** **** temperature *********? *** **** does ** ****? *** tips ** ****** ** work?

****** *** *** ***** John *** *** ******* of **** * **** explained. ** *** ***** like ** ***** **** about **, ** * said **** **** ** contact **. ****** *** my ****** ** *** can ******* ** ** linkedIN.

******* ** **** * just *********. ** *** would **** ** ***** more ***** **, ** I **** **** **** to ******* **

**** * ***************** ********. Your ******** **** ****** and ***'* ***** ** it? ****?

** *** **** ********* productive ** ***, *** it. * **** ** contact *** ** ********? If **'* ******* ***** in **** ********* **** say ** *** ***** some ********** ** **** you *** ********.

****, *** **** **** Mobotix *** ** **** problems ** ********* *** your *****, ** * sympathize **** *** **** you *** **. *** complaining **** ****** **** problems **** **** ******** and ****** ** **** to *** ******* ** not ***** ** ***** more **********.

*'** **** *** ** example. *** *****, ** of *****, ******** ***** emails ** *********** / asking:

**** * ********: *** claim **your **** **** ** *** ±*.*°* with use of a black body radiator actually is *** ****, but could you refresh me on the source of that information?

** * ********, **** sensitivity ** * ***** claim **** ******* ** opposed ** **** ******** which ** ****** *** much *********…. **** ********* if ***** *** *** misunderstanding ** * ******* issue ** *** ************* that * **** ** you -****** *** ** know. [******** *****]

*** ** *** **** directly ***********'* *** *************, *********:

*****, * *** ** these ******** *** * "Germany" ***** *** *** all **** ** *** to **** ****** ******, not ******* ******** ********** in **** *** *** offer.

***** *** *** **** dismiss **** ** ** being '******' ******* ******* or ******* ** ********. But *** **** ***** together, *******.

**** *** **** **** to ** *** ******* on **** ******* ***?

****, ** **** *** tested ******* ***. ** have **** ******** ** products **** **** ****** more ********* - *.*., we ******** ************,*********,******,******, ** *** ******* FLIR ***** ***, ***. We ***** ***** **** Mobotix *** ** ***** not ** *** **** 2 *****. ** ** get ******* **** ******* testing, ** ******** ** re-evaluate **** ** **** next.

** ***** ** ** the ****** ** *** at ******** ******* ** the **, ** ** would ** **** ***********.

(*** ** ********* ** use **** **)

****, ******. ** *** now ** *** ******* of ******** ******* ** test, ******* ** ******** and ** ******* ** tested, ** *** ***** at ***** * ***** out, *** ** *** now ******** ** **** it.

* ***** ************ ************** company * **** **** contacted ** ******* ****** for *** ** *** above (*** *******) *** an ****** **** *** still ****. * ********** all ** *** *** requirements *** ********** ***. I ****** ** * viable ******* *** *** horrible *********** (**** ***** as * ***** ********* on **** ****) ** local *********** *********** **** little ********* ** **** of *** ************, ************ and ******** ... *** model **** ****** *** this ********** ** *********** 30-45 **** ** * minimum. *** *********** ** backordered ** ** ****. This *** ** * moot ***** ** **** looking *** * "*****" solution. ** ******* *** products *** ******* ** doesn't ******, ************ ** going ** ****** ****** and ******* ********** *****.

** * *** **** one **** ************* ******* off *** ************ **** is ****** ** ********** on ******** *****. ******* is ******** ** *** FDA *** * ** not ***** ** **** my ******* * ***** sense ** ********/****** **** a ******** ****'* *** 100% ******** **/* ** I ** *** ***** to ** *********** *** anyone ******* **** ** my *****, **'* **** ridiculous **** ****** ***** even *** ** **** any ** ***** *********.

** ****, *** ********* "******* ** ******** ** the ***" - *******,** **** *** ********, ****** *** ******* * number ** ******* ********** ***** ********* (** long ** ****'** **** in *********** **** * legally ******** *********** ** confirm *** ******'* ***********.)

******* **'* **** **** the ****** ******** ** fever ********* - **** as*****,*****, *********- ***'* **** *** proper *** ***(*) *********, posing * ********* ***** risk.

******* ***** *** **** your ********** *** *** health ** **** ******* on *** ** ***** solutions? *** ** *** I'm *** ******** ****.

** ******** *** ******* on ******* ******* ******* which *** *** ******* a *** ** *********** on ******* **** *********** screening, **** *** ********* (M16/15, ***/**) *** ********** between ******* *** ******* TR.

*** *********** ** ******* and ******* ** ***** below:

**** **** ******* *** different ******/**** ********* *** combining ******* *** ****** imagers ** *******:

**** ** *** ******* covered **** ** ******* cameras (********* **********, ******* protection, **** **********, ******* monitoring) *** ** ******** of *** *** *********/***** for ******* ******* *** not ************ *** **** temperature *********.

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