Crazy new glasses might be able to spot people with coronavirus

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  • Chinese startup Rokid developed thermal glasses that can be used in screening campaigns for the novel coronavirus.
  • The glasses could be used in public places and businesses once lockdown restrictions are loosened to find people who may have a fever, in an attempt to catch COVID-19 patients as early as possible.
  • Rokid glasses have been used in China, and the company is discussing partnerships with US hospitals and local municipalities.
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There’s no way to easily detect coronavirus infections right now, and there’s no specialized treatment that can help the body get rid of the virus or prevent infection altogether. That’s what makes it so dangerous and why social distancing is key right now. Eventually the world will start opening up again, but COVID-19 will not be defeated for at least few years. We will absolutely continue to experience localized outbreaks in the future. When that happens, we’ll hopefully be more prepared to deal with the new cases and contain the spread. Measures to reduce the risk of transmission could include prolonged COVID-19 screening campaigns designed to catch patients early on. Coronavirus testing for antibodies could map the immunity of a community following a bout of COVID-19. Contact-tracing with the help of smartphones could be a way to determine whether we’ve been exposed to infectious people.

Something as simple as wearing masks at all times could help reduce your risk, and public places may employ more advanced methods of screening for patients who have a fever. That’s a common COVID-19 symptom, but one that doesn’t appear in all patients. Even so, performing regular temperature checks might be recommended, and companies are figuring out tech tools that can improve the process and ensure the safety of the person checking the temperature of others. That’s where Rokid glasses could help.

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