Sunell "Panda Cam" Thermal Body Temperature System Examined

By: Ethan Ace, Published on Apr 09, 2020

Sunell's Panda Cam is the most visually recognizable coronavirus camera, sold by numerous OEMs around the world. But who is Sunell? This company is far less known than its domestic competitors Dahua and Hikvision, manufacturers at least 30x their size.

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We spoke to Sunell and in this report we examine their body temperature detection system, their aggressive detection claims, how it compares to competitive systems, and potential outlook.

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** ***** ** ****** and ** **** ****** we ******* ***** **** temperature ********* ******, ***** aggressive ********* ******, *** it ******** ** *********** systems, *** ********* *******.

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*******, *** **-** ***** Cam **** ******* ******** and ******* ********* (*****/*****), which **** **** ***** away ****, ********** ***** and *** ******* ***** California ***.

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****** **** *** ***** Cam ** **+ ********* around *** *****, *********:

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**** ** ***** ********** include *** ***** **** and **** ** ***, with **** ***** ***** housings, *** *** *********** design ** *******.

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Blackbody ************

****** ******** * ********* calibrator *** ***********, ******* to **** ***** ******* we **** ********. ********* pricing ****** ********* ** the ***, *** ****** from ~$*,***-*,*** ***.

Aggressive **-***-**** *********** ******

****** ****** ** ********** measure ******** ******* **************, though *** ***** ****** varies ***** ******'* *********. On *****-** **** *****, "** ** ** targets" ** *********:

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*** ******* ****** ********* videos **** ** ******* simultaneously:

*** **** ** ******* simultaneously:

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********** ** *** ***** number, ***** ****** ** simultaneous *********** *** **** more ********** **** **** screening ****** *************, ***** either ********* ****** ****** stationary ********* ** ***** to ******* **-***-**** ***********, but ******* ******** ****** claims.

Sunell *********

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************, ****** **** ** operator ******** **********, ******** a ****** **** ******** temperature **** * ****** group ** **+ ****** per ****** ** **** difficult *** ******** **** contact **** ****** **** single-person *********.

Questionable ******** ******

****** ****** ******** ****** ±0.3°C / ±*.**°*, ***** is ******* ** **** competitive ********* *******, **** as *****, ****, **** Scan, ** ******. *******, others ** *** **** the **** ********** ****** of ********* ******** ******** on *** ****. ***** Dahua *** ********* **** claim ** ******* ************ on *** ****, **** do *** ***** ** support **+ ******** ******** per ******. ****** ******** similar ******** **** ******************* ******** ** **** and *****.

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****** *** *** ******** US *** ***(*) ********* for ***** ******* ********* system, *** **** ***** OEMs. **** ******* *********** about ***-********** ***, **** as **** *** ***** on *****'* ******* *******:

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

ActiveX ******** / ******* "*****/*****" ***********

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**** *****,*** ** ********* ** California ***, *** ******* ******** and ******** *** *****, shown ** ******'* **** manual. **** **** **** may **** ********* *********/*********.

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******'* ******* ********* ****** varies ** ***** ********* on *** ***. ****, such ** *****, **** for~$**,*** *** ******, ***** ****** **** for ****** $**,*** ****** price ** ************. **** pricing ** ******* ** slightly ****** **** *****'* body *********** *********** ***, which ***** *** $**,***-**,*** online. ****** *** ****** lower, **** ******'* ****/****($*,***-**,***, ** ********* ********) or**** ****(~$*,***, ********* *********)

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** *** **** ** know *** ***** ***********, this ****** **** *** help ***.

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****** *** *** ** a ********* **** *** handheld; * **** **** down ** *** **** to ******** **** * valid **** - *******!

******* ******/****** **** ***************-**** *** *************** ** ***** ****, although * *****'* **** pricing ***.

* ******* ********* ******** ***** ** ****** funny **** **** ************ demonstrate * *****-******** *** to ***** *** *********** reading:

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*'** **** **** * mask, *******, *** **** a **** ***** ****** on *** *** ** my **** *** **** all *** ******* ********* cameras ** ***** *** game, **!

***. * ****** ****** off *** ****. ******* says *** ****** (*******) like * ****** ** cable *****.

** ***** ***** **** oem ****. *** *** want ** *** **** into *** ****.

******, **'** *** **** in.*-**** ******* *******, ** ******* ***** pandacam:

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