Is Seek Scan an FDA 510(k) cleared device?
Seek Scan is not 510(k) cleared or intended to replace a medical thermometer. However, based on new FDA guidelines published April 2020, the FDA stated that it accepts the use of thermal cameras for initial body temperature assessment for triage use without a 510(k) clearance during the health emergency, provided the thermal imaging system meets the standards set forth in the guidance. Seek Scan meets all of these applicable standards.
Seek Scan should not be used to diagnose or exclude diagnosis of COVID-19 or any other disease or condition. The FDA recommends using a secondary evaluation method to confirm fever such as a clinical grade contact thermometer.
What are the physical dimensions and weight?
Seek Scan and the Fixed Heat Source are small and extremely lightweight.
Camera dimension (L x W x H) and weight: 3 x 8 x 9 cm / 140 g
Fixed Heat Source dimension (L x W x H) and weight: 3 x 9 x 9.5 cm / 80 g
What is the system frame rate (Hz)?
Can the system be used over WiFi or mobile app?
No, WiFi streaming and connection to a mobile app is not supported.
Is there an SDK available for Seek Scan?
There is no SDK for Seek Scan. Developers are not permitted to modify the performance of the program. As stated above, the data from the system is stored locally on the Windows PC hard drive and can be accessed accordingly.
Does Seek Scan use facial recognition?
Seek Scan does not use any facial recognition software of any kind. Instead, the system uses face detection algorithms to determine if a subject is in the camera scene.
What is included in my software license?
Seek Scan comes with a free windows software program which comes with a software license when you buy the product. This includes any updates to the software released by Seek Thermal.