Italian airport deploys AR smart helmet to detect Covid-19

Italian airport deploys AR smart helmet to detect Covid-19
KC Wearable, a smart wearables manufacturer, has announced a partnership with the Italian police and Fiumicino airport in Rome, which has seen the KC Smart Helmet used in Europe for the first time.

The KC Wearable Smart Helmet provides officials with a way to combat the spread of Covid-19. The fast-scanning, infrared camera is connected to an AR headset, allowing users to measure people’s temperature in real time.

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As one of the key symptoms of Covid-19, the fever detection device is an effective way of identifying individuals with the virus. With over 96% accuracy, the KC Helmet can scan up to 13 people at once and 200 people in a minute. Following initial use in China, the KC Helmet has seen now received orders from around the world, with a recent expansion into Europe.

The KC Helmet can connect with 5G CPE hotspots and can be paired with contact-tracing apps, helping to provide a more detailed and accurate overview of the spread of Covid-19.

Dr Jie Guo, global head at KC Wearable, said: “We are extremely pleased to be working with authorities across Europe as the continent has looked to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. As we have seen in many countries, the ability to identify the virus is the first step in being able to control it. The KC Helmet allows officials to do just that by providing them with an accurate detection method. The key for us has always been allowing normal life to resume by keeping people safe. The KC Helmet is helping countries achieve this.”

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