Thales Claims 'Middle Of A Crowd' Temperature Screening Testing at NHS Scotland

By John Honovich and Zach Segal, Published Jan 06, 2021, 08:55am EST

An 'innovative' solution that detects temperatures 'in the middle of a crowd' is being promoted by Thales, a European technology company. Indeed, Thales says NHS Scotland is testing it.

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However, IPVM found significant concerns in the claims Thales made and Thales responded to IPVM, confirming that NHS Scotland is not testing 'crowd' temperature detection.

"Innovative" ***** *******

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****** **** ********* ***** also ***** * ******'* temperature ***** **** ** they *** ***** **** rolled ****** * ******** with *** ******* ************'* temperature ***** **** ** a ***** ******** *****:

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Thales ****** *** *** ******* ** * *****

** *** ******** ** Thales ************, ****** ************ to **** **** *** hospital ** *** ***** any **** ** ***** testing, ******:

** *** *** *********** though, *** ******** ** operating ** *** ***** expect ***staff *** ***** ** *** ** * ********** ******** *** ********. The camera is brought to patients where needed. [emphasis added]

****** **** **** ** their *** ******** ******* they *** ****** ****** walk ** *** ****** as **** ******:

** ***** ** *** people **** ****** *******, we **** ****** **** people ******* **** ** they ****** ***** ****** employees.

No ***** *** ************ **** *** ********

*** ****** ************ ********** had ** ***** ** named ******** **** *** Scotland ** *** *******. Thales ******* *** ******* for * ******* ****** at *** ******** *** no *** ** *** Scotland *** ********* ** IPVM ***** **** *****.

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**** ******** ** **** the *** **** ** still ** ******** **** Thales ******** ** '*******[*] the ******** ** *** concept':

**** ***** ***** *** performed **** * ****-**** period **** ****** *** patients — * ********** small ******, **********, *** big ****** ** **** some *********** ************ *** confirm *** ******** ** the *******. *** ***** could *** ** ******** to * **** ******* population ** ********.

*******, ***** ****** ****** that *** ******** *** not ** *********** ********* in * '*****', **** cannot ****** ***** **** it ********* *** ******* that **** *** ********, i.e., ***** *********.

****** **** **** **** a *** ***** ** being *********:

** *** ********* ********** a ****** *****. *** trial ** ********* ******* the ****** ******** *** operate *** ******* **** at * ****** ** accuracy ** *** ****, or ****** ****, ***** NHS ************, **** ** infrared ** *** ************, and ***** ******** ******* like ******** ************, ** a **** ***********.

Information ** *** ****** ********

****** *** ******* **** information ** **** ** their ********, ********** **** use ** ** ***** faces:

*** ********** **** ** to ****** *** ***** faces *** ***** ******* and ******* ******. ** does *** ******* *** individual ******** ** * person. *** ******* ** scan ******** ****** ** once ** **** ******** by * *********** ** innovative ******** *** ******** technologies ** ******* ******* and **** *********.

*******, ****** **** **** are ***** ***** ********* without * *********:

***** **** ******* *** being **** **** *** testing *** ** * ground ***** ****** *** NHS *****. *** ****** is *** ***** **** black **** ** **** of *** *********** **********. Our ****** **** *** use *** ******* * blackbody ******.

*** ****** ***** ******* says **** **** *** using '************ ********* *******'

**’** **** ***** ************ available ******* — *** real ***** ******* ** the ********

*******, ****** ******** ** mention **** ******** ******* are ***** **** ** specifications *** ***** *******.

Screening ** * *****

****** ************** *** ******** * *****, ***** **** ******* IEC *** *** ********* for ******** ***** *********.*** *************** ************** **** **** *** person ****** ** ******** at **** *** **** this ****** ****** ** standing *****. ** * crowd, ******** *** ******, will ******** **** *****, and *** ******** *** camera **** ***** ******. In ********, **** **** standing *****, ********* ******** people ** *********** ******* of ***********, ***** ***** density ** **** *******, and ************. ****** **** IPVM **** **** ***** screen ** **** ****** as ***** *** ****** a "********** *****" *** declined ** ******* *** range ** ***** ***********.

** **** ****** ** fits ****** *** ***** of **** *** ****** a ********** *****.

** *** ***** *******, Thales ****** *** ******** standing ***** ****** ***** temperatures ***** ** *** same ****, *** ** not ******* ****** ** a *****.

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Misleading ******

***** **** ****** *** acknowledged *** ******** ** not ******* '*****' *********, the ***** ******* ** misleading.

** ********* *** ******** with ******:

*** ******* ** **** people, ********* **, *** going ** ** ****** because *** ******* ******** NHS ******** *** “** a *****”, *** **** your ********* **** *******, NHS ******** ** *** testing ****** ****** ** multiple ****** ** “** a *****”. *** ** misunderstanding ****? *** ****** clarify ****?

****** *********, ********:

**’* * ******* ***** and ***** *** ***** notice ********* *’* ******* to, *’** **** ***** the **** * *** checking *****/****** **** ************ in ** *** ******, but ***** ********* ** limited ** **’** *** just ******** **** *****. Most *** ** ********* meetings ** **’* ********* for ** ** *** answers ******* **** ********. It’s * ********** ***** and ** ***** ** more **** ***** ** provide ** ****** ** due ****** **** * have **** ****. *** I’m ****** ****’* *** I *** ******* *** at **** ****. *’** keep **** ******* ** file ** * *** any ******* *******. ****** for **** ******** ** Thales.

Comments (3)

*’** **** ***** *** best * *** ******** facts/points **** ************ ** UK *** ******, *** their ********* ** *******

*.*. ****** ******** ** publishing * ***** ******* without ******** *** *****?

****** ** * **** bigger ******* **** **** would ******.

****** ***** ** * French ************* ******* **** designs *** ****** ********** systems *** ******** ******** for *** *********, *******, transportation *** ******** *******. The ******* ** ************* in *****' ******** ********.

**,*** ********* ** ** Countries.

***'* **** *** *** they ***, ** *** basis ** **** * interaction **** ** **** the '***** ***** *** salesman' ********.

**** ** ** ***** thermal **** ***** ** attract *** *** ****, mistruths & **** ****** etc................could ** ** $$$$$$$ driven?

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