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Exergen Duke University Study Shows Corporate Senior Managers Endorse Ineffective Non-Contact Thermometer Screenings Against Medical Director’s Advice

Companies Implement Ineffective Screenings to Give Employees and Customers Misleading Reassurance A new study[1] published in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (JOEM) shows senior management overriding the advice of their medical directors regarding screening employees with non-contact thermometers. The study also shows non-contact thermometers are inaccurate, and those...
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How Measuring for Fever Every 20 Minutes Saved 8 Months Old Mahi

Through her tears, Mahi’s mother saw the temperature reading her thermometer had just produced - fever! “Please not my little baby girl who has already suffered so much in her life!”, she said to herself.  Many parents are desperate. They are hardly able to protect themselves against the COVID-19 virus....
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Ir/t Heat Balance Series for Medical Applications

The Heat Balance (HB) Series of IRt/c infrared thermocouples have the ability to measure the internal temperature of the target material, non-invasively, by employing a patented heat balance technique. A typical application in medical equipment is monitoring or controlling the temperature of fluid transported through disposable tubing when warming or...
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Exergen: New Study Shows Pro Athletes In Closed Campus “Bubble” Who Tested Positive For COVID-19 But Were Asymptomatic Did Not Transmit The Virus

A new study1 published by JAMA Network proves that individuals, in this case, young, healthy, male basketball players, who tested positive for COVID-19 but were asymptomatic, did not spread the virus despite being in a closed, isolation "bubble" over a period of months. Over approximately four months, nearly 4,000 basketball...
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Exergen Corporation Expands Into Switzerland

Signs marketing and distribution agreement with ITRIS Medical AG for the full line of professional non-invasive high-tech thermometers for hospitals and healthcare institutions   Exergen Corporation, a global leader in infrared temperature measurement technologies for medical applications, announced today that it has signed a marketing and distribution contract with ITRIS...
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Measuring Tire Tread Internal Temperature

with the IRT/C-HB (Heat Balance) Series Infrared Thermocouple By its very nature, infrared measures surface temperature, but most material properties of interest relate to internal (bulk) temperatures. For many materials, such as metals, the gradient between the surface and internal temperatures is small enough to ignore. For other materials, such...
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Exergen: New CDC Study Reinforces Need For Accurate Temperature Taking When Screening For COVID-19

Non-Contact Thermometers Are Proven Inaccurate and Should Not Be Used   More than a year into the coronavirus pandemic, there remains a disregard of proven science when it comes to how people, especially large groups in public spaces, are being screened for fever, the leading symptom of COVID-19. A new...
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Plate Readers

Increasing Throughput in Diagnostics Plate Reader Tecan Tecan, founded in Switzerland in 1980, is a leading global provider of laboratory instruments and solutions. The company has manufacturing, research, and development sites in Europe and North America and maintains a sales and service network in 52 countries. They specialize in the...
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Exergen Sensors Ensure Safety, Efficacy in Fluid Infusion for Medical Procedures

In a broad spectrum of medical procedures, infusing normothermic fluid is the key to better patient outcomes. That’s particularly true in trauma situations when quick delivery of blood products to patients is essential for their survival. In many of these instances, medical professionals rely on portable fluid infusion devices that...
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New Study From Top Institutions Shows Why Temperature Screening for Coronavirus With Non-Contact Infrared Thermometers Does Not Work

Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic more than a year ago, widespread screenings among large numbers of people have been undertaken to limit the spread of the virus. Temperature checks have been the focal point of these screenings because fever is one of the earliest and most frequently reported...
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Special AutoSmart AGRI Assembly Solution for Leaf and Crop Temperature Measurements in Greenhouses   Exergen Global today announced the AGRI edition as its latest addition to its extensive AutoSmart IRt/c family line which already consisted of 11 AutoSmart IRt/c sensors. The AutoSmart Transmitter is the first transmitter in the world...
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Aspects of Increased Production Speeds

Via IR Control of Product Internal Temperature “Infrared temperature measurement methods of production processes are limited to material surfaces, and thus have a serious limitation in thermal process monitoring, particularly when considering speed increases. To overcome this limitation, a heat balance equation is derived in which the material surface temperature...
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FDA Warns That Thermal Imaging Systems Pose a Potential Danger to Public Health

Non-Contact Thermometers Have Been Proven to Miss 9 out of 10 Fevers   The FDA announced that improper use of thermal imaging systems leads to inaccurate temperature readings. This includes their use in public screenings for fever, the leading symptom of COVID-19. Peer-reviewed and published studies show that non-contact thermometers...
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New Program Urges Consumers and Medical Professionals to Trade Up their Non-Contact Thermometers Toward an Accurate Temporal Artery Thermometer

Non-contact thermometers still used widely for public screenings and in homes. The extensive evidence of their inaccuracies in detecting fever puts many people at risk of unknowingly transmitting COVID or delaying treatments.   Exergen Corporation, the maker of the #1 forehead thermometer sold nationwide and the only thermometer made in...
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IRT/C Repeatability and Long-Term Accuracy

The ability of the measuring device to maintain its calibration under service conditions and over a long period of time is of fundamental interest in temperature control. The IRt/c is rated at less than 0.1°C repeatabilities and has no measurable long-term calibration change, which makes it well suited for reliable...
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