Coronavirus (140)

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Actual Coronavirus Testing Options Examined

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Fever cameras have emerged as an indirect and flawed way to test for coronavirus. But what about actual coronavirus tests that directly test for the disease? Inside this note, IPVM examines the 5 main types of coronavirus testing options: ...

By Zach Segal - 1 day ago

Alabama Schools Million Dollar Hikvision Fever Camera Deal

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The Baldwin County, Alabama public schools purchased a $1 million, 144-camera Hikvision thermal system to screen fevers at dozens of its schools when reopening tomorrow. However, there is no indication blackbody devices will be used or that, ...

By Sean Patton and Charles Rollet - 4 days ago

Dangerous Hikvision Fever Camera Showcased by Chilean City

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Deploying a fever camera outdoors, in the rain, with no black body, is clearly dangerous. Nonetheless, one Chilean city is celebrating its donated Hikvision system by driving it around town to find those who have coronavirus. Despite this, Hi...

By Robert Wren Gordon - 8 days ago

Dogs For Coronavirus Screening Examined

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While thermal temperature screening is the surveillance industry's most marketed response to coronavirus, thermal screening cannot detect asymptomatic carriers and has limitations in how it can be deployed. Are dogs the answer to fast and ac...

By Zach Segal - 9 days ago

Exposing Fever Tablet Suppliers and 40+ Relabelers

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IPVM has found 40+ USA and EU companies relabeling fever tablets designed, developed, and made in China, identifying 7 main China suppliers, excluding Dahua and Hikvision, who supply the overwhelming majority of western brands. In this report...

By Isabella Cheng and Sean Patton - 10 days ago

Directory of 202 "Fever" Camera Suppliers

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This directory provides a list of "Fever" scanning thermal camera providers to help you see and research what options are available. There are a growing number of providers around the world. The goal of this directory is to provide a single l...

By IPVM Team - 11 days ago

Face Masks Increase Face Recognition Errors Says NIST

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COVID-19 has led to widespread facemask use, which as IPVM testing has shown drastically reduces face recognition accuracy. Now NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) is analyzing the effect of masks on face recognition algori...

By Zach Segal - 11 days ago

The Kiosk Market Pivots To Temperature Screening (Interviewed)

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Video surveillance is not the only market that has pivoted to medical device sales (admitted or not). Kiosk suppliers, hard hit by COVID-19, have also joined this emerging segment. Inside this note, based on an interview with Craig Keefner, t...

By Isabella Cheng - 18 days ago

2020 Mid Year Video Surveillance Industry Guide

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The first half of 2020 has been shocking, for the world generally, and for the video surveillance industry, with temperature screening / fever cameras becoming the industry's hottest segment. Now, we release the 595-page Mid-Year Guide aggreg...

By IPVM Team - 19 days ago

Directory of 400+ Fever Camera News Reports Globally

This global directory tracks 400+ articles about thermal cameras used to detect fevers in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Articles are grouped into nine categories. Global USA Canada Africa Asia Europe Latin America Middle Eas...

By Robert Wren Gordon - 24 days ago

Openpath Raises $36 Million

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Openpath has raised $36 million as 2020 has become a boom year for access control investments, with $42 million to Proxy and $80 million to Verkada expanding into access control. For background, see IPVM's Openpath test. Inside this note, ba...

By Brian Rhodes - 30 days ago

70+ Security Industry Companies Take $50 Million PPP Funding

70+ security industry companies have taken more than $40 million in PPP funds, IPVM has confirmed from US government records. Inside this report, we list each company, the amounts obtained, the jobs saved, analyzing the impact on the industry...

By Joey Walter - about 1 month ago

Drako's Companies (Brivo, Eagle Eye) Take $4+ Million in PPP Funds

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While centimillionaire Dean Drako is the owner of two of the largest SaaS businesses in the security industry (Brivo and Eagle Eye), Drako's companies took between $3 and $8 million in PPP loans, new government records reveal. Drako spoke wit...

By John Honovich and Joey Walter - about 1 month ago

Hikvision Illicitly Uses Back To The Future In Marketing

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NBCUniversal told IPVM that Hikvision UK's ongoing coronavirus marketing campaign using NBCUniversal's assets was not allowed. Hikvision mass deleted the marketing after IPVM inquired with the company. Inside this note, we examine what Hikvis...

By Conor Healy and John Honovich - about 1 month ago

Uniview Wrist Temperature Reader Tested

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Uniview is promoting measuring wrist temperatures whereas most others are just offering forehead or inner canthus measurements. But how well does wrist work? IPVM bought and tested Uniview's 213H-BTS1 kiosk and wrist measurement module to see...

By Ethan Ace and Derek Ward - about 1 month ago

UK Government Says Fever Cameras "Unsuitable"

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The UK government's medical device regulator, MHRA, told IPVM that fever-seeking thermal cameras are "unsuitable for this purpose" and recommends "caution" buying such products, saying they are "unlikely" to be compliant with UK medical device req...

By Charles Rollet - about 1 month ago

FLIR Screen-EST Screening Software Tested

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In our FLIR A Series Test, the cameras' biggest drawback was their lack of face detection, requiring manual adjustment when screening each subject. Now, FLIR has released Screen-EST, "efficient, accurate desktop software for performing skin tempe...

By Ethan Ace and Rob Kilpatrick - about 2 months ago

UK Firm Markets False Fever Screening, Hikvision Disavows

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A UK security firm falsely claimed its Hikvision-based thermal solution could be used for "accurately detecting fever in any person", even claiming it would "ensure that fevers such as coronavirus do not enter your premises". Protect Group UK, ...

By Charles Rollet - about 2 months ago

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