Posted by : Aahil Shaik Monday, April 13, 2020
Coronavirus - Saudi Arabia monitoring Body Temperatures of people from Skies using Thermal Drones
Saudi Arabia's authorities in Al Baha region have started using thermal drones to monitor body health tepeartures of the people in open areas and markets as a precautionary measures in order to combat with the spread of the Coronavirus (Covid-19). Read : Saudi Arabia to suspend Taraweeh prayers in Ramadan during Coronavirus Pandemic
Same type of technology has been also implemented by the Qassim region's municipality in the central region of Saudi Arabia and in Madina. Using drones are part of the country's wide reaching measure to try and slow the spread of the deadly novel Coronavirus disease (Covid-19). Most Viewed : STC in Saudi Arabia launched eSIM for the first time in the Kingdom
- The flying drones are equipped with thermal cameras working on artificial intelligence, as per the report of Saudi Press Agency (SPA), As per the Al Riyadh newspaper, the thermal cameras can monitor up to 24 people on each second.
- In case of a person found with high body temperature, they will deny the permission of entry into the market and asked the person to go the medical professionals immediately.
- World Health Organization said Coronavirus (Covid-19) is 10 times deadly than Swine-Flu, Saudi Arabia recorded 65 deaths as of Today with total 4934 infections, 805 recoveries and with active cases of 4064.