Manufactured a company Nokia has an automated system that uses thermal cameras and real-time video analysis technology to detect people who have symptoms of the emerging coronavirus (Covid-19) COVID-19, and who do not wear a face mask, as part of efforts to protect employees when they return to work.
The Finnish company began using the system two months ago at its plant in Chennai, India, and has examined more than 200,000 people in that facility, which has been closed for some time in compliance with Indian regulations in the wake of the Corona virus outbreak, and has more than 1,000 employees.
(Amit Shah) – Head of Analytics and Internet of Things at Nokia – said: Told Reuters: The system detects if the person suffers from a high temperature, or does not wear face masks, and alerts the operation center.
The system comes with its own privacy settings, where the image of faces can be blurred to comply with local regulations, and it is placed in various locations, eliminating the need to place a person at every checkpoint.
“Nokia’s factories and its R&D centers are using this system,” Shah said, adding that talks have also reached “very advanced stages” regarding deploying the system in North America, Latin America, and Asia, and across different sectors, such as schools and government buildings.
Nokia said that customers can expand the product to add other features, including: predictive monitoring, automated maintenance, and security threats.
On the other hand, related to Nokia as well, Orange and Proximus have chosen Nokia to help build 5G networks in Belgium; Because they abandoned Huawei amid US pressure to exclude the Chinese company from supplying major communications equipment.
The deals to supply radios to Orange Belgium and Proximus are seen as a boost for Nokia, which struggled to advance in the 5G market earlier this year, even while Huawei was under pressure.
(Tommy Oito) – Head of Nokia Mobile Networks – tweeted: “I have tried to become a RAN (Wireless Access Network) supplier for Orange Belgium since 2003 when the company was still called Mobistar. In the end we did it. ”