Customers can track their temperature over time, and if their condition changes, healthcare personnel can be alerted instantly.
David Savastano, Editor08.05.20
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact virtually the entire world, there are aspects of our daily lives that will likely remain changed for a long time to come. One area is the need to test people for body temperature before letting them enter buildings.
We see this already in hospitals as well as travel; there is talk about requiring temperature checks once attendees are allowed to return to sporting events, amusement parks, concerts and more. The challenge is to come up with quick, accurate and relatively low-cost solutions to do this testing.
Identiv may hold the key to this need with Identiv’s uTrust SafeTemp, a wearable, flexible, self-adhesive near field communication (NFC)-enabled patch.
The uTrust SafeTemp patch is most accurately read when applied under the upper arm and can be worn for multiple days. It is read by tapping the patch with any NFC-enabled smartphone. Identiv noted that it is currently being tested on other area
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