Jun 29, 2020

With a view to check the spread of COVID-19, it has been made compulsory to check the body temperature of each employee while entering their work area. Three faculty members of the Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering, NMAM Institute of Technology, Nitte, designed and developed a simple and cost-effective Touchless Temperature Detector 'Celcius' for the purpose of thermal screening of the employees.

The developed product helps in reading the body temperature upon sensing the presence of the forehead of a person. The product has features like automatic detection, individual indication for normal temperature and fever. The product was launched by Dr. Niranjan N Chiplunkar, Principal, NMAMIT, Nitte on 29 June 2020. Dr. Rekha Bhandarkar, Professor & Head, Dept. of ECE welcomed the gathering. Mr. Sukesh Rao M, Associate Professor, Mr. Dileep Kumar MJ and Mr. Prajwal Hegde, Assistant Professors in the Dept. of ECE were the people behind the design and development of this cost effective equipment.