Reliable Results with Self-Service Thermal Scanning

For the device to work, a fist, wrist or forearm, must be placed beneath the scanner, 1-4 inches away. After a few seconds, it will either flash green or red screen, and the temperature will be shown.

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  • Precise infrared measurement that is compliant with FDA
  • Does not require contact and is self-service thermal scanning
  • Offers outputs for triggering auxiliary doors or gates
  • Provides data compliance storage for legal safeguards

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Introducing Next Generation Models of FeverWarn Temperature Scanners

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Self-Service Screening Fulfills all Requirements for Temperature Screening

FeverWarn gauges an individual’s precise temperature through their fist in 3-5 seconds, in an organized fashion permitting the suggested six feet of social distancing. The National Institute of Health has identified the fist as a practical option for performing a temperature check.

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  • FDA compatible thermal scanning
  • Precision to +/-0.9 °F
  • Self-servicing, no requirement for human contact
  • Data reporting to protect from future responsibility
  • Auxiliary USB outputs for card readers, doors and gates
  • Created, manufactured and shipped in the USA
  • Well priced

Heightened body temperature spreads to the skin through blood circulation. The skin surface on the hand reacts easily and steadily to variations in mean body temperature because of exposed, elevated arterial flow. Outcomes are repeatable and steady with +/- 0.5 degrees.

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When making a fist, the arteries in the hand leading to the fingers are clearly visible. The proximity of these arteries to the skin wall means this area perfect for self-scanning and generates superb results throughout the vast majority of the population.

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Why the Wrist Beats the Head in Temperature Scanning

  • Almost zero perspiration vs. severe perspiration of forehead, which affects thermal scanning
  • Less hair on wrist/fist vs. potential hair obstructing with forehead thermal scanners
  • Zero makeup on wrist/fist vs. eye and skin makeup on head thermal scanning
  • Zero impact of hats and face covering, which is common with head thermal scanning
  • Simple, self-serving and devoid of the threat of personnel exposure before results

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The back of the hand has ideal arterial blood flow, meaning it correlates precisely to mean body temperature. Studies validate the back of the hand as providing one of the most stable readings, which is perfect for thermal scanning.

What Happens in Colder Weather?

Every infrared fever scanner has some fundamental issues in colder atmospheric temperatures, particularly when gauging exposed body surface temperature. With this in mind, FeverWarn 150/250 series has been created with the utmost flexibility.

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An extended snout permits the scanning of the wrist/fist area and additional body surfaces. When the weather is colder, the wrist’s underside tends to be more shielded from the cold, allowing individuals to achieve a correct scan of the wrist or forearm’s underside by pulling up their coat/sweater sleeve.

This is particularly true in high wind chill conditions due to cold wind drawing warmth from unprotected body parts (forehead, hands, etc.), causing the skin surface to be much colder. Winter windchill may worsen the situation because a few minutes of exposure can bring down the skin and internal body temperature, impeding thermal results.

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Additional Features

Outputs for Integration with Doors, Gates and Employee Tracking Systems

Models 150 and 250 FeverWarn Thermal Scanning Systems possess a USB port to regulate external relays, which may be employed to transmit outputs to auxiliary devices, such as gates and security doors—employing a suitable USB to RS232/485 or digital high/low relay converter (created for the current access control relay protocol) gate access operations can be controlled by users.

Integration with Employee Card Readers

An RFID smart card reader can be inserted into the FeverWarn USB adapter allowing it to communicate with the FeverWarn system.

Microservices can be employed to transmit alerts, emails and additional data to devices on the network.

ID from the RFID smart card can be captured by the FeverWarn Temperature Scanner and connected to the individual being scanned.

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Integration with Automatic Door/Gate Systems

Employing the USB port to monitor external relays (offered in device), any other on-premise device such as security doors can be inputted to. Because existing relays may be RS232/485 or digital ON/OFF, etc., it will require the employment of a suitable USB converter to convert the relay to a USB connection.

A smart lock for commercial doors may be inserted into the FeverWarn USB adapter allowing communication with the FeverWarn Thermal Scanner to unlock the door

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FeverWarn is an Expert Witness for Ongoing Compliance Reporting

The CDC suggests monitoring employee health and taking actions to safeguard employees. Compliance data backups and complete reporting are a crucial element of preventing workman's compensation or liability claims in the future.

  • Legal experts allege that adhering to all CDC suggestions and proving this fact will help protect from legal claims.
  • The majority of handheld thermal scanners and even numerous thermal scanning systems cannot retain data or generate visual reporting.

FeverWarn Data Thermal Scanner Storage Options

  • 100 Series: Local storage possessing 16GB storage for as many as 20 million scans. It may be transferred into CSV format for manipulation. Phone visualization for daily scans.
  • 200 Series: Local and cloud storage accessible through Microsoft Azure. Visualization offered for up to 6 months of data. CSV reports accessible for download. Additionally, it comprises microservices for email and text alerts.
  • Local Cloud: If using an outside cloud like  Microsoft Azure is unacceptable, users can simply configure their own local cloud storage to keep everything on premise

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Feverwarn provides legal liability coverage, comprising of:

  • Storage of scanned temperature data
  • Storage of calibration logs validating legitimate calibration
  • All data from visitor waiver form (Users can use FeverWarn visitor waiver mobile app on which stored data can be downloaded from the cloud or local storage.)

FeverWarn provides either local storage (for as many as 20 million scans), which can be downloaded to a smart device for CSV file processing, or cloud storage dependent on model specified.

Why FeverWarn is the Top Thermal Scanner

The key features of FeverWarn are accuracy, reliability, simplicity and safety.

FeverWarn is perfectly created and situated to provide benefits in self-service monitoring, established precision, data storage and USB outputs at a fair price and with simple installation compared to other thermal scanners. As with all IR scanners, outdoor use is not advised and it would be best to be installed inside.

Forehead Thermal Scanner

The majority of infrared forehead temperature guns, despite being precise and well-priced, need human contact and do not permit for appropriate social distancing. Sun, makeup, and varying heights also contribute to the complexities of taking the temperature from the forehead.

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Advantages

  • Applies identical infrared technology as FeverWarn. Affected by forehead perspiration, hair, makeup and head coverings not present in wrist measurements
  • Precision is dependent on perspiration, makeup, hair and positioning distance

Disadvantages

  • Requires removal of head covering
  • Needs human contact
  • No data outputs for verifiable future compliance defense
  • No data outputs for auxiliary devices
  • Not for outside use

FeverWarn Infrared Fist Artery Thermal Scanner

FeverWarn employs identical infrared sensors as other thermal scanners but has been precisely constructed for fist/wrist artery temperature scanning, which is not impacted by high perspiration, substantial hair, head coverings, or makeup. Not for outside.

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Advantages

  • Produced in the USA
  • Reliable precision not affected by forehead perspiration, makeup, hair and head coverings
  • Sensor location is not affected by UV sunlight
  • Provides either local or cloud data storage to maintain adherence to monitoring regulations
  • No further intervention or supervision necessary as with handheld temperature guns
  • Provides output signals for doors and gates in addition to incorporation to employee card systems
  • Accessible stands and shrouds accessible to aid installation

Camera Based Thermal Scanner

Thermal scanning cameras, while precise, are costly, and in some instances, where facial recognition is employed, can create privacy concerns. Not for outside.

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Advantages

  • No human involvement necessary
  • Some models offer data outputs for future compliance defense
  • Some models offer data outputs for auxiliary devices
  • Many employ comparable infrared sensor principle to FeverWarn
  • Precision varies on exposure to UV sunlight, makeup, facial coverings and distance and resolution of camera

Disadvantages

  • Not advised for crowd scanning unless extremely high resolution camera should mainly be employed for individual scanning like with FeverWarn
  • Usually needs independently sold computer interface not included
  • Privacy concerns

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