Opgal ThermApp MD Thermal Screening System

By Ethan Ace, Published Apr 21, 2020, 10:49am EDT

Israeli thermal provider Opgal claims they were first on the market detecting body temperature during the SARS epidemic. Now, with their Therm-App MD temperature measurement system, they are claiming to "catch [coronavirus] before it spreads".

In this post, we look at Therm-App MD, its features and accuracy claims, and how it compares to competitive screening systems.

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Therm-App ** ********

*** *****-*** ** ****** consists ** * ***-********* 320x288 *********** ******* ****** module ********* ** ** Android ******, ******* *****'* proprietary ***. *** ** not *********.

*** ** ****** ** based ** *****'* ******** line *******-*** *******, ***** *** ******** for ***** ******** (*******, building **********, ***.), ******* a ******* **** ******, but ***** *********, **** accurate, ****** ********.

**** ***** ***** ** overview ** *** *****-*** MD ******:

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***** **** *** ********* or ******* * ********* calibrator, *** **** ***** app **** *** ****** for ***** ***. **** is ** ******** ** many ******* **** *******,*********, ******, ***** ******* ** recommend * ********* *** temperature *********.

Average *********** ****** / *** ******** ***********

****** **** ***********, *****-*** MD ***** ****** ** an ******* ** ******** passing *** ****** ******* of ******** **** *********** measurements. *****-*** ********** ********* several (*+) ******* *********** to ********* **** ******** when ***** ******* ** on ** ********* "*******" skin ***********, **** ******* alarm *********** *.*°* ***** this *******. *** *.*°* differential ** ***** ** healthy/"normal" **** *********** (**°*) and ***** *********** (>**.*°*).

******** ** ***** ******* temperatures ** **** ** some ***** ********* *******, most *********** ****** ***** ******* screening ****. *******, **** ********* a ******* ******** ***** automatically ******* *** ******* temperatures **********/********** ********** *** day. *****-*** ** **** be ******** ************ *** adjusted ** ********** *** changes ** ******* ***********, which ***** **** ** missed ********** ** ***** alarms ** ************ **** and **** ********** *** day.

On *** **** ***********

***** ******** ******** ** the ****, ******** ** to * ****** *** second *** ** ******** (though ***** ********* ***** only *** ** * time, ***** *****). **** is ******* **, ****** less ********** ****, ****** such ****** ***** ***** 16+ ******** *** ****** may ** ********. *******, this ** ** ******** to **** ********* ******* with ****** ********* ***** require ******** ** **** and ****** *******, ****, and ***** *********, ********* the ***** ******* ** the *** ******* ** general **** ***********.

Accuracy ********

*****-*** ** *** * fairly **** ******** **** compared ** **** ** their ***********, ±*°* (±*.*°*). Most ***** ******* ** have ******** ***** **** aggressive ******** ** *** range ** ±*.*°* ** ±0.5°C (±*.**-*.*°*), ********* **** use ** * *********.

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******, ************ ** ***** demonstrations *** ************, ******* and ******** **** ***** to ***** ** ******** move ******* *** *****. Again, **** ***** ********* videos, *** ******** *********** of *** ******* ***** increases *** ********* ** 2°C (~*.*°*) ** ** takes **** *** ****. Further, *** ****** ******* to ******* ********* ****** of *** **** ** his **** *** **** as ** *****.

************ ** *** ***** video **** **** ***** low ******** ** ******* human **** *********** (**°*). Opgal ******** **** **** is ******* *** ****** was *** ******* ** acclimate ** *** *********** and ***** ****** ********* temperature ****** ********. **** mention **** ****** ***** skin *********** ** ****** to *** **-**° *****.

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*****-*** ** *** ** MSRP ** $*,***-*,***, ********* on **** *** ********. This ******* ** ******* lower **** **** *********** which **** *** $**,***+ USD, ******* ** ****** to ******* **** ** Seek ****.

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