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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 22 hours 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 - 2 days ago

Convergint Refuses To Fix Faked Fever Marketing, FTC Complaint Filed

Since Convergint has refused to fix their faked fever camera marketing, IPVM has filed a complaint with the US Federal Trade Commission which regulates false advertising. While Convergint claim to be 'thermal camera solutions experts' in resp...

By Conor Healy and John Honovich - 13 days ago

ISC News Fakes Fever Screening, Falsely Quotes FDA

ISC News, the Reed publication behind the ISC East and West trade shows, has run a faked fever camera illustration and falsely quoted the FDA. This ISC News illustration rivals Dahua's faked marketing and Convergint's faked 'expert' marketing...

By Joey Walter - 14 days ago

Dahua Temperature Measurement Station Tested

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Dahua hit the market hard with its original 'fever' camera (tested here). Now, they have a temperature measurement station, that costs just a fraction of the camera / blackbody system. But how well does it work? We bought and tested the Dahua...

By Ethan Ace and Rob Kilpatrick - 15 days ago

Faked Convergint Fever Camera 'Expert' Marketing

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Convergint touts they are "THERMAL CAMERA SOLUTION EXPERTS" while faking their main marketing image. This continues a trend of manufacturers, such as Dahua's faked marketing, that sets unrealistic and improper expectations with the public. Ins...

By John Honovich and Joey Walter - 16 days ago

Mobotix Thermal Detection Camera Tested

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For years Mobotix has struggled but now sales are surging driven by Mobotix's thermal camera sales as a response to coronavirus, with both their parent company Konica Minolta and US giant Dell marketing Mobotix. But how well does it work? We ...

By Ethan Ace and Rob Kilpatrick - 23 days ago

FDA Defines Correct Operation of "Fever Cameras"

The US FDA has now defined the correct operation of "Thermal Imaging Systems", colloquially known as "fever cameras". Many in video surveillance have interpreted the FDA's decision to temporarily lift 510(k) clearance requirements for fever c...

By Charles Rollet - about 1 month ago

Hikvision Temperature Screening Tested

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Hikvision has ramped up the promotion of its 'temperature screening' system, including their salespeople arguing for no blackbody needed. But how well does it work with and without the blackbody? We bought and tested the Hikvision system and ...

By Ethan Ace - about 1 month ago

Directory of 95 Video Surveillance Startups

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This directory provides a list of video surveillance startups to help you see and research what companies are new or not yet broadly known. 2020 State of Video Surveillance Startups In the past year, the number and funding of video surveilla...

By IPVM Team - about 1 month ago

FLIR Cancelling Contract With X.Labs / Feevr

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While X.Labs announced the signing of a new agreement with FLIR on May 12, 2020, FLIR said, in response, on May 18, 2020, that they had cancelled a previous contract and are in the process of cancelling a second contract. Fever Detection Contro...

By John Honovich - about 1 month ago

JCI "Fever Camera" Partners With China TVT

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Johnson Controls (JCI) is the next big player to get into the 'fever camera' market. IPVM has confirmed the company is partnering with TVT who has also recently entered this market. Inside this note, based on feedback from JCI, we examine: ...

By John Honovich - about 1 month ago

Sony Launches AI Camera Sensors

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Weeks after exiting the branded video surveillance business, Sony is making a splash announcing "the first image sensors in the world to be equipped with AI processing functionality". Inside this note, we examine: What the Sony AI sensors ...

By John Honovich - about 1 month ago

Sunell Panda Cam Body Temperature Measurement Camera Tested

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Sunell is far less well known than its gargantuan domestic competitors Dahua and Hikvision but the company's 'Panda Cam' is going head to head against them worldwide in the booming coronavirus fever camera market. However, the name Sunell is ...

By Ethan Ace - about 2 months ago

Dahua Thermal Temperature Monitoring System Tested

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Dahua's thermal temperature monitoring system has gained mass attention as a fever detection solution for organizations around the world, including Amazon. As such, it certainly works, at some level, but how well does it work to detect fevers...

By Ethan Ace and John Honovich - about 2 months ago

IPVM Rejects Feevr's Improper Threats And Demands

IPVM categorically rejects Feevr's improper threats and demands submitted April 22, 2020, via their counsel Wilson Sonsini. IPVM retained Gibson Dunn's famed First Amendment Attorney Anne Champion who in 2018 successfully defended CNN and Jim...

By John Honovich - about 2 months ago

IPVM For PR / Marketing People

Since IPVM does not accept advertising nor sponsorships, etc., PR / marketing people can find IPVM hard to understand and confusing for them to interact with us. This post aims to help them productively do so. Who is IPVM? IPVM, now 12 years...

By John Honovich - 2 months ago

No 'Fever Detector', FLIR Says 'EST'

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While 'fever detectors' or 'fever cameras' are now hotly marketed, FLIR has gone the other way. While FLIR never called these devices by those terms, they have become even more conservative, rejecting even 'EBT', now calling them 'EST'. In th...

By Ethan Ace and John Honovich - 2 months ago

Uniview Heat-Tracker Temperature Screening Series Examined

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Uniview is marketing #UNVagainstCOVID19 with their Heat-Tracker series, including not only thermal camera screening systems, but options for face rec terminals and gates with integrated temperature measurement, as well. In this report, we loo...

By Ethan Ace - 2 months ago

Opgal ThermApp MD Thermal Screening System

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Israeli thermal provider Opgal claims they were first on the market detecting body temperature during the SARS epidemic. Now, with their Therm-App MD temperature measurement system, they are claiming to "catch [coronavirus] before it spreads". ...

By Ethan Ace - 2 months ago

The Problem With Fever Detecting Thermal Sunglasses

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While the media has promoted using thermal sunglasses to detect fevers, this approach has fundamental problems and, at best, is health theater. Inside this note, we examine the claims and reported issues, including: Who is offering these sun...

By Charles Rollet - 3 months ago

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