China: Police Officers Use 'smart Helmets' To Detect Coronavirus Patients

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Police officers in China are now wearing helmets that could detect coronavirus patients as they patrol the streets. A video recently surfaced online.

Written By Riya Baibhawi | Mumbai | Updated On:
China: Police officers use 'smart helmets' to detect coronavirus patients

Police officers in China are now wearing helmets that could detect coronavirus patients as they patrol the streets. A video recently surfaced online which showed the officers wearing smart networked helmets with the capability of automatically taking down people’s temperatures. 

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Have infrared temperature detector

According to media reports, the helmet is designed to detect people with abnormal temperatures. The ‘smart helmets’ reportedly feature 'infrared temperature detector' and 'code-read cameras' and are being used across the Chinese mainland as a method to control the coronavirus epidemic. 

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The video which was shared on Twitter features an officer looking around to screen passing shoppers to check if their body temperature was above 37.3 degrees Celcius. The 15-second clip has got 115 thousand views and a variety of comments from netizens.

 

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