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Wisconsin-based contractor deploys facial recognition to test for COVID-19 symptoms

July 8, 2020

When paper-based health screenings were too cumbersome to manage remotely, Wisconsin-based contractor The Boldt Co. turned to a digital solution. Managers now are using facial recognition and temperature scanning from a mounted camera to ensure employees aren’t showing signs of COVID-19 infection.

Office workers for Boldt self-register using a QR code sent to them by the company, then take a selfie that the system uses for facial recognition. As each worker approaches the office, their face is scanned, recognized and tested for a possible elevated temperature before the door to the office unlocks.

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