Thermal Cameras for Elevated Temperature Detection with Eagle Eye Cloud VMS
The Eagle Eye Cloud VMS offers full support for thermal cameras with integrated analytics used in elevated temperature detection.
Some select thermal cameras have been specifically designed to detect the temperature of humans. These cameras are being deployed at entrances to buildings, businesses, theaters, retail stores and other areas where people gather. The goal is to have a reliable, contactless method of evaluating the temperature of customers and visitors, to determine if they need additional screening.
When these cameras are properly deployed, they provide a reasonable method to detect and report on elevated temperatures.
One of the features they have is the ability to output temperature data, in addition to video. The Eagle Eye Cloud VMS can receive, record, alert and report on this information, which simplifies the operationalization of elevated temperature screening. Additionally it’s possible to manage and view the cameras locally or remotely and store the video either locally or in the cloud.
How Elevated Temperature Screening Works
Traditional cameras have sensors that detect light and convert it into an image. The image is made of pixels that each have a specific color. Thermal cameras work by using a specialized sensor that can detect heat, instead of visible light, and then convert that to an image where each pixel has a specific temperature instead of a color. Different thermal cameras have different levels of accuracy. Many of the cameras designed for elevated temperature detection have a stated level of accuracy of +/- 0.5 F. This range is within the tolerance suggested by the FDA.
Most thermal cameras that have a high degree of accuracy are calibrated with a device known as a blackbody. A blackbody emits heat at a specific temperature, providing the camera a reliable, consistent point of reference. Additionally the cameras will detect a human face, and then examine the pixels on either the forehead or eyes to report the temperature of the subject.
How Businesses Leverage Thermal Cameras
Thermal cameras are often set up in entrances to facilities, ideally indoors. Many businesses are looking to thermal cameras to provide peace of mind to customers, visitors and employees, including:
Using thermal cameras with the Eagle Eye Cloud VMS, businesses are able to pre-screen individuals as they enter the premises and ensure the health and safety of everyone on the premises.
Remote Elevated Temperature Monitoring
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VMS integrates with cameras.
The Benefits of Cloud VMS for Thermal Temperature Monitoring
The Eagle Eye Cloud VMS has been tested and integrated with a series of thermal cameras. Our modern, cloudbased solution simplifies the management of these advanced cameras.
Real-time alerts sent when temperature thresholds are exceeded
Minimized contact during the screening process
Remote access for monitoring of the premise anywhere, at anytime
Cloud storage of video and temperature data
Fully encrypted video and data during transmission and at rest
Intuitive interface with granular user permissions
Supported Thermal Cameras from Popular Brands
Eagle Eye products are not designed to diagnose Coronavirus, H1N1, SARS, or Influenza. Eagle Eye is not
advertising cameras for use in the medical industry or for medical purposes. Thermal products can identify individuals in a population that display higher temperature. Thermal cameras do not find individuals experiencing coronavirus symptoms. There is no way to thermally detect an infected individual who has a normal body temperature. Only a licensed medical professional can determine if a warm individual has a medical condition. Eagle Eye products are not sold or marketed for any medical use.