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The Telegraph: Skin temperature surveillance ‘to become as common as CCTV’

April 20, 2020

The Telegraph quoted ICI founder Gary Strahan regarding what the post-coronavirus future might look like in terms of temperature screenings. See an excerpt of the article here:

Gary Strahan, founder of Infrared Cameras in Texas, has been working 4am until 10pm to get orders to the flurry of new customers.

“Every corporation has bought hundreds of cameras from us,” he says. Strahan says Infrared Cameras were putting cameras on robots in Chinese hospitals before “people in the US, in England” had any idea of how big a threat Covid-19 was. He has experienced surges in demand just a few times before: when Ebola and H1N1 struck.

Business may be booming, but Strahan wishes the “horrendous” situation would go away. Unfortunately, that would be wishful thinking.

“I believe you are going to see infrared cameras become as common as CCTV,” he says.

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