BRANTFORD, Ont. — Emerson/Cooper-Atkins has launched the 4DET-306-01 infrared forehead thermometer, which is specifically designed for use on the forehead.
The no-contact device is capable of measuring people’s body temperature by detecting the intensity of infrared light emitted from the forehead. It converts the measured heat into a temperature reading displayed on the LCD.
The Health Canada-approved device boasts accuracy of ±0.2°C between 35.5°C and 42°C (±0.4°F between 89.6°F and 109.4°F) in Forehead Mode and a response time of approximately one second. Features also include storage of 10 readings, automatic shut-off, battery life of 6,000 readings (approximately a year) and a one-year warranty. More information is available here.