Taiwanese healthcare company iWEECARE’s smart thermometer Temp Pal has been used to help fight COVID-19 pandemic, the company announced. The cloud-based continuous temperature monitoring system, which is being used in hospitals and self-quarantine, lowers the risk of infections by reducing physical contact between caregivers and patients, reports MobiHealthNews. The system is currently being used at some coronavirus hospitals in Taiwan and self-quarantine management in Nanjing City of China to reduce the number of infections and to alleviate burdens on caregivers.
The CE certified Temp Pal® is an innovative soft, wearable thermometer that continuously measure temperature and wirelessly sending temperature readings to a smartphone or tablet. Unlike the traditional methods, it is tiny and flexible, child-friendly and does its job while the patient is sleeping.
Temp Pal can help caregivers monitor real-time temperatures of hundreds of patients at nursing stations.
The Temp Pal Cloud Cluster System helps control the spread of coronavirus in two ways:
- Using specialized BLE/Wi-Fi gateways, the system collects patients’ body temperature through Temp Pal smart patches attached onto their bodies.
- It helps public health authorities monitor the temperature of thousands of people under quarantine remotely and give instructions when users are detected with abnormal temperatures.
Benefits of Using Temp Pal
Tiny size and Lightweight.
Temp Pal is the world’s smallest smart thermometer. It’s slightly larger than a dollar coin and weighs only 3 grams.
Using medical-grade Composite TPE material and adopting 3M adhesive medical tape from the US. It is soft, skin-friendly breathable hypoallergenic, adaptable to body curve bonding the skin comfortably.
Provides accurate temperature measurements with the accuracy of +/- 0.05 ˚C.
Using Temp Pal solution with cloud database services through Bluetooth and your mobile device connecting wirelessly, you can now access real-time temperature data and react on real-time alert. With One to One and many to many real-time temperatures data sharing makes monitoring easier for caregivers or family members.
Verified ISO 10993 biocompatible-proof, Temp Pal does not cause irritation, allergies and it is non-toxic. Medical grade stainless steel forming technology, waterproof and sweat-proof. Continuous use will not be hot to skin. It is safe and worry-free.