Temperature Kiosk – The German Company Powering Many China Temperature Tablets (Heimann)

By | August 19, 2020

Heimann Sensors Review

Intro

From IPVM members only article Aug2020 – IPVM released article covering Heimann. Heimann is one of the two main thermopile sensors (aka infrared) suppliers. China buys Heimanns and Melexis for use in its temperature tablets. Those are typically  complemented by a camera and some software which typically highlights AI in the first sentence.  These tablets generally retail on China markets for sub-1000 but there are relabelers in the U.S. charging much higher.  KMA is a member of IPVM.

Read the full article at IPVM

Heimann Sensors Article Excerpt:

Many fever tablet suppliers market German-made Heimann thermal sensors while the company touts its “Essential role in fighting the pandemic”.

We spoke with Heimann Sensor, and in this report, we examine:

  • Who is Heimann Sensor
  • What type of sensors Heimann offers
  • Are Heimann sensors accurate for medical applications
  • How are thermopiles different from microbolometers
  • Worldwide demand causing long lead times

KI Notes

We would note in the case of FDA 510K submittals and approvals that there are none for infrared touchless temperature systems such as infrared.  These devices have been adapted from the microwave, automotive (defoggers) and other industry uses.

Author: News Editor

Kiosk manufacturer experience since 1993. Engineer for Verizon Bill Pay kiosks while at KIS in Colorado. Extensive device knowledge for printers, scanners, currency, PCI, ADA, touch screen technology, outdoor, biometrics such as fingerprint and IRIS. Runs and manages the current kiosk association, KMA. Works with U.S. Access Board on ADA and accessibility. PCI SSC participating organization. Member of National Retail Federation (NRF) and National Restaurant Association.