Telpo China Temperature Tablets Tested

By: Isabella Cheng and Derek Ward, Published on Aug 10, 2020

The provider for overseas companies ranging from Canon Singapore to US' PopID, Telepower Communication Co., Ltd (Telpo), is offering a line of 10+ fever detection devices. But how well do they work?

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We tested the Telpo TPS980T, with a 32x32 thermophile, and the TPS950T, with a 16x12 thermophile, examining:

  • How often did they miss elevated temperatures?
  • How accurate are measurements vs IR thermometer?
  • How does performance differ between the TPS980T and TPS950T?
  • Can it measure taller and shorter people?
  • How does subject distance to the terminals impact temperature measurements?
  • Do environmental factors impact performance?
  • How well does it measure with hats and hair covering the forehead?
  • Is the device's mask detection easily spoofed?

Executive *******

** *** *******, **** the ***** ********* ******** "normal" ************ (~**°* - 99°F) ********** ** ******* the ******* *** '******' or *** ** ******** elevated *********** (~***°*). ** such, ** *** ***** a ******* **** **** everyone ** ****** **** will **** *** ** one ***** ** ******** know ** ******* *** an ******** ***********, **** will **** ******.

********, *********** *********** ****** never ****** ****** *** detectable ********* **** **" to **" **** *** device, ***** **** ****** concerns ***** ********.

************, ***** *** ********'* measurement ***** ** ******, accommodating **** ~**" ******** in ******, ** ******** a ******* **** ***** not ******** ** ***** terminals ***** ****** **** adjustment *** *******/****** *****.

Vs. ***** / ********* / ******

******** *******,*********, ******************** *********** *********, *** Telpo ********* ****** **** more ****** ********** *** had ******* ****** **** subjects ** ******* *******. Its **** ********* **** these *********** ****** ** a ***** ***** (~$***/$*** vs. ~$*,***).

*******, ****** **** *****'* Western *********** **** ****** put *** ***** ** the **** ***** ** Dahua, *********, ***.

Vs. ****** **** / ******* *********

******** ** ********* **** *** ******* terminals** **** ******, *** Telpo ******** **** ******* missed ********* ****** *** had * **** ******** effective *********** ****. ***** models (** ***** *** Alibaba) *** ********* ****** to *****'* ******* *** model, **** ~$*** ******, or **** ** ****** quantities.

8" **. *" ******** ***********

*** **** ********** ******* Telpo's *" *** *.*" terminals, ***** **** ****, is *** ********** ** the ********** ****** **** in ****. ***** **** us *** ****** *" terminal **** * ******* 32x32 **********, ***** *** smaller **** * ***** resolution ***** ******. *** difference ******* *** *** is ***** *****:

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***** ** ** *** to **** * **** stream **** ***** ******* to ******* *********** ** real-time. *******, *** ******** shows * ******** **** the ****** **** ****** measurements. *** ********** ** resolution ** ******** **** looking ** *** *** side ** ****, ** the ***** ********** ******* much ********/**** ****** **** the *****, ***** *** smother ***** ** *******:

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******* ***** *********** ** sensor **********, ** *** effectively ** ********** ** performance ******* *** *** terminals ** *** *****.

Missed ******** ************

**** ********' ************ ******** over *****'* ********* ** 99.14°F ** ****** ***°*, both *** ******* *** TPS950T ******** "******" ************ (97.8/98.8°F). ***** ************ **** 1-2°F ***** **** * calibrated ****** *********** *** outside *****'* *** *.*** / *.*°* ******** *****.

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*** ***** ******** **** fails ** ****** ******** temperatures ** *** ******** is *******, *.*., ** hair ** ****. *** terminal ******* ******** **** the ****, ********* ** a *** **°* ***********, but ********* * ***** check *** *********** ****** message.

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

***** **** *** **** firm *************** ** ******* or *** **** *** glasses ****** ** *******, instead ****** ****** **** if ******* ****** ** measured, **** ****** ** removed.

**** *** ******* ****** the **** ***********.** ******* also **** * ****,*** face ********* *** **** diffcult ** ********* *** face.So ********* **** ** someone ***'* ** ******** the *********** *** *** to **** *** *** hat *** ******* **** the ****.

** *** *******, ** found **** ******* *** hats ** ***** *** had ****** ****** ** measurement ** **** *** not ***** ***** *** forehead, ******* **** ******* skin *** ***********. *******, if **** **** **** and **** **** ***** not ** ****, *** terminal ******** ********* *** measurements.

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Telpo ****** ****** *********** ***** / ********** *****

***** *** * *********** mounting ****** ** *.** (~4'6"), *** ****** **** other ********* ** **** tested, ** ******** ** adjustable **** ***** ***** may ** ****** ***** to *********** ********* *******. The ****** *** ** pitched ** ** **** by ~**°, ************ *****:

*******, ** *** *****, the ***** ******** ** only **** ** ******* subjects ****** * ~**-**" height ***** ******* **********, narrower **** *********** ********* such ** ***** ** Hikvision. ****** ****** **** use *** **-****** ********** as * *********, *** Telpo ******** *********** ******** subjects ** **** ** their **** *** ******** within **** ******* ** no *********** ** ********.

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Temperature ************ ******* ****** ******'* ***** ****

***** ********* ******* ******** at *.**-*.** **** ** firm *********** ********. ** our *****, ***** *** no ********** ** ************ within **** *****, ***** below.

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***** *** ***** ** too *** **** **** the ****** **** **** an ******* *********** ** reposition **********, ***** *****. We ***** ~*' ********, the ******** ** ***** range ****, *** ***** spot *** ***********, ** it *** *** ****** away ** ** *** to **** *******, *** near ****** ** ****** read *** ******** *******.

Prone ** ***** ********* **** ****** ******** ******

*** ***** ********* **** create ***** ***** *********** readings **** ****** ******** scenes, **** ** ** open ***** ** ********* door. ************ *** ******** behind *** *******, ******** abnormal ********.

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Limited ************* *******

*** ***** ********* ******* few ************* *******, *********** allowing * **** **** to *** ** ***** threshold *** *** *********** read. ***** *** ** options *** *******/************* ************ and ** *** ** set * *********** ****** like ***** ***** ** Dahua ** ******.

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8" **. *.*" *********

** *** ***** *****, we ******* *** ***** TPS980T *** ***** ******* from * ********* *** hardware **********. ***** *** TPS980T ** ******, **-*** screen **** *** **** size ** *******, ******** it ** ****** ** discern *** ******* ******* one *** **** **** of *** ******* **** the *******.

** ***** ***** (*** in **** *****), ** saw ****** ** ** difference ** *********** ******** between *** *** *********, despite ***** ***********.

Size **********

*** ***** ******* *** Telpo ******* *** ******* in **** ** ***** temperature *********, **** *** TPS950T ******* ** *** ZKTeco *" ******, *** the ******* ***** ** size ** *********'* ****** kiosk.

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Telpo ********** ********* *******

********* ************* **., ***(*****) ** * ***** PoS ********* ************ **** offers * **** ***** of *********** ********* *******. Most ***** ************* **** offer * ** * similar ********, *** ***** currently ***** ** ******** in *** *********** ****, including * ****** **** claims ** ******* *-* people ** ****. *** tablets' ****** ****** ***** from $***-*** ***.

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Telepower **********

*********** ** ****, ***** claims ** ** *** "world's ******* ***** ******** and ******** ********."********** ******** *** ******** ******** Exchange *** ********** (****), an ****-***-******* ******** ***** in ******* *** ******* SMEs, ***** ******** *** million *** (~$** ******* USD) ******* ** ****.

**** ********* ***** ******* predominantly ****** *** *********, such ** ****-******* ****** and ********, ****** *** devices. ***** **** ** started ********** ********* *********, including **** *** **** identification ********, ** ****. As * ***** ****** in *** *** ********* solutions, ***** *** **** able ** ********* "********* ***********" **** ********* **** Alipay, **** ** *****, Baidu, *** *-**. **** notably, ***** *** ****** jointly ******** ***** *********** ******* ******** System** ****, ******* ***** customers *** **** ***** faces ** ******** *******.

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Telpo ***** **** *** *********** ********* ******

***** ******* ************* *** temperature ********* ********* ******* this **** ** ******** to *****-**.

***** *** ****** *** "***** *********** ******", ***** ******** ** products. *** ****** ******** not **** ****** *********** fever ********* ****** *** also ***** ********* ********* that *** ** ***** into******** *** *******.

**** **** $*** *** for ************** *** $*** *** for **************.

Telpo's ****-********** **********

* ***** ***** ******** emphasized ***** ********' **** powerful *-**** *********, *** Rockchip ****** **** ***** companies' ******* *** ** the ******. ***** ****** with *** ***, ****** than *** ***** ** what *********** ***, **** supposedly ***** *** ****** to ****** ****** ******. A ***** ********** ******** times ** ************ *** on *****'* ******* ** the ***** ** ****** temperature *******, ************:

***** ** ***** ******* Heimann ** ***** **** quality *** **** **** sensor, ****** *** ***** unknown ***** ** ***** low ******* ******.

******, *** ******** ******** Telpo's ******* *** ****** needing ********* *********** ************, including ** "*******, ******, developer *******, [***] ********** version (********** **** ******** existing ******)." **** ***** buyers *** ****** ** using *** ****** ******* a *******, ***** ***** be **** ********** *** smaller *********. ** *** same ****, ***** ******** that **** **** ***** a "*********** ********", ***** Telpo *** ******* * software *********** *** (***) to ******. **** ** more ******** *** ****** enterprises **** *** **** to ******* ***** *** specific ********.

Made ** *****

*** ***** *********** ********* are **** ** *****.

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