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Offices are buying thermal cameras with facial recognition to see if employees are running a fever — and the demand for the cameras is skyrocketing as companies plan to reopen

As companies plan to reopen in the wake of COVID-19, many are looking for high-tech tools to monitor the health of employees. Some offices are installing thermal cameras, which provide a rough estimate of people’s body temperatures in real time and could alert bosses if an employee is running a […]
Offices are buying thermal cameras with facial recognition to see if employees are running a fever — and the demand for the cameras is skyrocketing as companies plan to reopen
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Amazon reportedly paid nearly $10 million to a blacklisted Chinese company for thermal imaging cameras to monitor employee temperatures

Amazon reportedly spent nearly $US10 million on thermal cameras purchased from a Chinese company blacklisted in the US over to allegations it helped the Chinese government “detain and monitor the Uighurs and other Muslim minorities,” Reuters reported on Wednesday morning. Amazon is already using thermal imaging in its Whole Foods […]
Amazon reportedly paid nearly $10 million to a blacklisted Chinese company for thermal imaging cameras to monitor employee temperatures