About Us

Innovation that Counts

For over 25 years, Harvard research scientist, Dr. Francesco Pompei and wife Dr Marybeth Pompei have been using non-invasive technologies to create innovative medical tools that work better for patients. With over 100 patents and backed by 100+ clinical studies, half of all US hospitals rely on the Exergen TemporalScanner because of its accuracy and reliability.  The Exergen TemporalScanner is also in 16 million homes around the world.


Exergen Corporation is the recognized world leader in industrial and medical non-invasive temperature technology. From providing temperature sensors for NASA and various industries to creating one of the world’s most popular baby gifts, Exergen creates non-invasive temperature measurement devices providing lower cost, higher accuracy, less invasiveness, and greater reliability than ever previously possible.

The creator of the first temporal artery thermometer—the Temporal Scanner™, the most efficacious, non-invasive thermometer technology ever created. Exergen holds over 100 issued and pending U.S. and foreign patents, and is the only manufacturer of retail medical thermometers in the U.S. Presently, half of hospitals and pediatricians currently use the Exergen TemporalScanner, and well over 12 million consumers use one at home.

Founded by Harvard-research scientist, Dr. Francesco Pompei, over three decades ago, Exergen Corporation is based in Watertown, Massachusetts, USA.