Spectron IR Thermal Fever Screening System Examined

By Ethan Ace, Published on Apr 14, 2020

Most are quick to avoid "fever screening" and "medical" labels, but Oregon-based Spectron IR, with 10+ years of thermal medical imaging history, is embracing them.

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We spoke to Spectron IR and in this report, we look at their medical IR imaging systems, how they compare to others, and their potential outlook.

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******** ** *** ******* in **** ** ******, USA. **** **** ******* on ******* ******* *** do *** ******* ***** types ** ******* *********** measurement, *.*., ********** ** fire *********.

******** ** **** **** have ***** **** ** employees.

Fever ********* ********

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FDA ******* ******* ******* ****

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Accuracy ******

******** ** ****** ******** ±0.2°C **** * *-*° range ***** ** **** temperature, ** ******** ** controlled, ****** ***********. **** accuracy **** ** ****** many *********** *******, ***** claim ******** ** ±*.*°* (±0.54°F) *** ******* * blackbody, *.*.,*****,*********, *********.

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Close ***** ********** *********

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...*** ****** *** * very ***** **** (****) and * **** ****** imaging ***** (**°). **** less ********** ** *** image *** ******** **** less ******* ** *** background *** ******* **** on *** ****** ** front ** *** ****.

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******** ** **** ******, FOV ** **** ******, not **** **** **** 1', **** ******** ********* only * *** **** away. **** ** **** similar ** ***'* *******-***** standalone *******, ***** **** used * ****** ***.

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