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Nokia Fever Screening Claims To "Advance Fight Against COVID-19"

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First IBM, then briefly Clorox, and now Nokia becomes the latest Fortune 500 company to enter the fever analytics market. Inside we examine what the Nokia solution to "Advance Fight Against COVID-19" is, how it works, and how much it costs.

By Zach Segal - 4 days ago

Faulty Hikvision Fever Cam Setup at Mexico City Basilica and Cathedral

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Donated Hikvision fever cameras (claiming screening of 1,800 people/min. with no black bodies at open-air entrances) are promoting a false sense of security at two of Mexico City's most important religious landmarks. Inside this post, IPVM ex...

By Robert Wren Gordon - 12 days ago

Monitoring Alarm Systems From Home - Innovation or Danger?

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Remote monitoring by alarm companies since COVID-19 is bringing cost savings but threatening security and reliability. Will UL Standard updates make it safer? The UL Standard body recognizes at-home monitoring as a less preferred option, but ...

By Joey Walter - 13 days ago

Dangerous Hikvision Fever Screening Marketing In Africa

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A multi-national African Hikvision distributor is marketing dangerously incorrect Hikvision fever camera setups. This adds to the long list of poor Hikvision fever camera deployments, from Scottish nursing homes to an Alabama school district ...

By Charles Rollet - about 1 month ago

Beware Rigged China Fever Cameras

Many China fever camera manufacturers have rigged algorithms dynamically adjusting temperatures to more 'normal' results, IPVM has concluded from 6 months of testing 20+ devices. See the 80-second video below overviewing this: This raises the r...

By Ethan Ace and John Honovich - about 2 months ago

Free Online NFPA, IBC, and ADA Codes and Standards 2020

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Finding applicable codes for security work can be a costly task, with printed books and pdf downloads costing hundreds or thousands. However, a number of widely referenced codes are available free online if you know the right places to search. ...

By Brian Rhodes - about 2 months ago

InVid Flaunts Violating FDA Guidelines

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InVid Tech is showcasing an open violation of FDA fever screening guidelines by touting "simultaneous detection of fevers" despite explicit FDA instructions to "measure only one" person at a time. InVid Tech stood by this open violation, tell...

By Charles Rollet - about 2 months ago

South Korea Bus Outdoor Temperature Screening Endangers Public

These $80,000+ South Korea bus stations have gained world-wide attention but IPVM verified they use cheap temperature tablets outdoors, endangering the public. This is the fifth in an ongoing series of flawed fever camera deployments adding t...

By Robert Wren Gordon - 2 months 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 - 3 months 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 - 3 months ago

Faulty Hikvision Cali Colombia Fever Camera Implementation

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The mayor of one of Colombia's largest cities has promoted a faulty Hikvision 'fever' camera setup in local bus stations that violates various international fever scanning standards and exposes the public to health risks. IPVM obtained and re...

By Robert Wren Gordon - 3 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 - 4 months ago

Colombia's President Promotes Bad Hikvision Fever Camera Setup

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Colombia's President Iván Duque has promoted a haphazard Hikvision fever camera setup that violates international fever scanning standards and is likely to be little more than security theater. Nonetheless, Hikvision promoted this as a "great...

By Robert Wren Gordon - 4 months ago

Faked Convergint Fever Camera 'Expert' Marketing

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 - 4 months ago

Omnisense "Mass Fever Screening and Pandemic Control System" Examined

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Omnisense Systems is marketing a "Mass Fever Screening and Pandemic Control" Sentry Mk4 System, an update to their "performance-proven of Sentry MK3, that protected many organizations and institutions from H5N1 to COVID-19 coronavirus." In th...

By Sean Patton - 5 months ago

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