Dangerous Hikvision Fever Screening Marketing In Africa

By: Charles Rollet, Published on Sep 15, 2020

A multi-national African Hikvision distributor is marketing dangerously incorrect Hikvision fever camera setups.

IPVM Image

This adds to the long list of poor Hikvision fever camera deployments, from Scottish nursing homes to an Alabama school district and even Colombia's President's promotion. It also shows how poor fever cam practices continue to spread spurred on by Hikvision promoting dangerous practices.

Company **********

IPVM Image

*** *** ************** * ********-***** ******** of ** *** ******** solutions *** **** ******,******* ******"**** ******’* **.* *** Distribution *******"**** ********** ***** *********** ********, *****, ******, Uganda, *** ******.

Video ****** "******* & **********" *********

** ********* *, *** Dot ********* * ********* video ** * ********* fever ****** ** ******, claiming ** ***** "****** elevated ************ ** ****** of ***** ******* & accurately":

Exterior ******** **** ********

*** ***** ***** ****** being ******** ******* * backdrop ** * ***** window ****** *******:

IPVM Image

*******,************* ********* **** *** IEC/ISO************ ******* **** "***-****** windows" ** ******* ** backdrops ***** **** *** "interfere" **** ******** ********. This ** **** *********** in ********, ** ****, as ************ *** ** cold ******** ************ ***** errors ********** **** ********* foreheads.

No *********

*** ****** ***** *** no *********. *******,**** ************ **** ********* ********* thermal ******* ******* **** device ******* ** ******* accuracy *** ****** ******, and ********* ****** **** recommends ********* *** ** its ********** ******.

IPVM Image

*********** ** *** *****, though,********* *********** **** *********** ********* ******* *** not ********, ****** ** an **** **** ********* rival ***** *** ******* public ******/********.

Wearing **** *** ******* **** ****** ********

****** ***** ** *** testing, ********* ***** **** only ****** ******'* *********. However, *** *** *** video ***** ****** ***** screened **** ****:

IPVM Image

** ** ********** ********** for * ******* ****** to **** *******'* ******** temperature ** *** ******** is ******** ** * hat ** *** ***** object. **** ** *** international ************************** "******" ******'* ***** are "************ ** ****, eyeglasses, *** ***** *******" and*** *** ****************** "****" **********.

**********, *** ***** ***** shows ********* ******* *** temperature ** *** ***, as *** *** ***** mark *********.

*** *** **** ******* hat-wearing *********** ********* ** its ******** ************* *********'* visuals, ** ***** *****:

IPVM Image

** ** ***** ****** that********* *** ***** *** manufacturers*** ****** ************ ********** that ***** *** ***** into ******** **** *** still ****** ****** ***** faces *** ****** ******* obscured. * ***-****** ****** would ******* * ******* low *********** (*.*. *** temperature ** *** ***) or **** ** *****/** result.

Claiming ** ****** *** ******

*** *** *** ***** includes ********* ********* ******** that **** "** ** 30pax [*******] ** * go" *** ** ********:

IPVM Image

*** ************ ********* ** explicitly *** ******* ** leading *********** ** *** subject *** ** *** inaccuracy/unreliability:

  • *** *** *************** "******** ****** ** the **** ****" *** "not **** ***** ** be ********" *** ********* to "******* **** ***" person ** * ****
  • ****** *** ************* ******* ********* *** "individual" ** * ****

Debunked *** ***** ****** *****

** ***** **** *** cameras ****, *** ***** shows ******* ******* ** holding * ***** ** hot ***** ** *** forehead, ***** ** ******* detected ** *** ****** as ** "******** ***********":

IPVM Image

******** **** **** ****'* testing *** *********** ** why *** ***** ****** demos **** *** ******:

Hikvision ******* ** *******; *** *** ** ********

**** ******* *** ** Hikvision, ***** ******** ** comment. **** ********** ****** and ******* *** *** Distribution *** ** ******** no ********, ** **** do **** *** ** will ******.

*******

*** *** *** ****** the ****** ***** ***** of **** ***** **** LinkedIn *** ******* ***** IPVM ********* ********* *** Red ***.

**********

**** *********** *** ***** reflects *********'* ********** ********* of ***** **** ********* with ****** ****** *** correct *********. ***** * detriment ** ****** ******, this *** ****** *********'* bottom ****, **** *** firm********* * ***** ** overseas ****** ******** *** **** ****** financial **********.

Comments (3)

**** *********** **** ********* has ** **** **** fraud ****** *** *****.

******* ********* ****** *********** promoting ** ****** *** second, ** ********* *** the ******** *** ***** bottle ****:

IPVM Image

*** ******* ****** ** an ********** ********* ***********:

IPVM Image

***** ************ *** ******* this **** *********. ********* knows *** ** ****** per ****** ** ********** yet ********* ** ***** it ** ** ********.

****** **** **** *** of **** **** ****** as ****** ******* ** me. * *** **** digging, ***** **** **** to ** ********** **** pan-West ****** *** (*** CST ******* **** * Senegalese ******), ***** ***** make *** **** ***** than ***** **** ***** Bamako-based.

*** *é*é*** - ***** | ********

**** ******* **** ****** on *** ******** **** of *** *******.

Read this IPVM report for free.

This article is part of IPVM's 6,538 reports, 881 tests and is only available to members. To get a one-time preview of our work, enter your work email to access the full article.

Already a member? Login here | Join now

Related Reports

Faulty Hikvision Cali Colombia Fever Camera Implementation on Jul 20, 2020
The mayor of one of Colombia's largest cities has promoted a faulty Hikvision...
Colombia's President Promotes Bad Hikvision Fever Camera Setup on Jun 17, 2020
Colombia's President Iván Duque has promoted a haphazard Hikvision fever...
Dangerous Hikvision Fever Camera Showcased by Chilean City on Aug 07, 2020
Deploying a fever camera outdoors, in the rain, with no black body, is...
Dahua Buenos Aires Bus Screening Violates IEC Standards and Dahua's Own Instructions on Jun 30, 2020
Dahua has promoted Buenos Aires bus deployments as "solutions that facilitate...
Anixter Runs Fake Coronavirus Marketing Using Shutterstock Watermarked Images on Jul 24, 2020
Coronavirus faked marketing is regrettably commonplace right now but Anixter...
Faked Convergint Fever Camera 'Expert' Marketing on Jun 16, 2020
Convergint touts they are "THERMAL CAMERA SOLUTION EXPERTS" while faking...
South Korea Bus Outdoor Temperature Screening Endangers Public on Aug 26, 2020
These $80,000+ South Korea bus stations have gained world-wide attention but...
Hikvision Fever Screening Thermal Solutions Examined on Apr 13, 2020
Hikvision is marketing "safer, faster, smarter" with their Fever Screening...
Temperature Screening Is Ineffective, Says US, UK, Canada, Israel, And Ireland Health Leaders on Aug 25, 2020
Health leaders around the world are increasingly speaking out about the...
Actual Coronavirus Testing Options Examined on Aug 13, 2020
Fever cameras have emerged as an indirect and flawed way to test for...
Hikvision Global News Reports Directory on Aug 13, 2020
Hikvision has received the most global news reporting of any video...
No Blackbody Mistake, Half Million Dollar, Hikvision Fever Camera System in Georgia on Sep 16, 2020
A Georgia school district touted buying Hikvision fever screening "about...
Dahua and Hikvision Fever Cameras Endanger French and Scottish Nursing Homes on Jun 09, 2020
Dahua and Hikvision fever cameras are being used at, respectively, French and...
Verkada Falsely Claims "First Native Cloud-based Access Control and Video Security Solution" on Jun 18, 2020
Verkada's false claims continue, this time to be the first native cloud-based...
ISC News Fakes Fever Screening, Falsely Quotes FDA on Jun 18, 2020
ISC News, the Reed publication behind the ISC East and West trade shows, has...

Recent Reports

Hanwha AI Object Detection Tested on Sep 28, 2020
Hanwha has added detection and classification of people, cars, clothing...
Favorite Access Control Manufacturers 2020 on Sep 28, 2020
200+ Integrators told IPVM "What is your favorite access control management...
New Products Show Fall 2020 Starts Tomorrow! on Sep 27, 2020
Tomorrow, IPVM's sixth online show will feature New Products from over 25...
OnTech Smart Services Partners With Google and Amazon To Compete With Integrators on Sep 25, 2020
A pain point for many homeowners to use consumer security and surveillance is...
The Future of Metalens For Video Surveillance Cameras - MIT / UMass / Immervision on Sep 25, 2020
Panoramic cameras using 'fisheye' lens have become commonplace in video...
Hikvision Sues Over Brazilian Airport Loss on Sep 24, 2020
Hikvision was excluded from a Brazilian airport project because it is owned...
China General Chamber of Commerce Calls Out US Politics on Sep 24, 2020
While US-China relations are at an all-time low, optimism about relations...
Verkada Disruptive Embedded Live Help on Sep 24, 2020
Call up your integrator? Have someone come by the next day? Verkada is...
IP Networking Course Fall 2020 - Last Chance - Register Now on Sep 23, 2020
Today is the last chance to register for the only IP networking course...
Drain Wire For Access Control Reader Tutorial on Sep 23, 2020
An easy-to-miss cabling specification plays a key role in access control, yet...
Norway Council of Ethics Finds Hikvision Human Rights Abuses "Ongoing" on Sep 23, 2020
Hikvision's involvement in "serious human rights abuse" in Xinjiang is...
IPVM Camera Calculator User Manual / Guide on Sep 23, 2020
Learn how to use the IPVM Camera Calculator (updated for Version 3.1). The...
Installation Course Fall 2020 - Save $50 - Last Chance on Sep 22, 2020
This is a unique installation course in a market where little practical...
SimpliSafe Business Security Launched Examined on Sep 22, 2020
SimpliSafe has launched "SimpliSafe Business Security" that the company...
FLIR CEO: Many New Fever Entrants "Making Claims That The Science Just Won't Support" on Sep 22, 2020
FLIR's CEO joins a growing number calling out risks with fever / screening...