Day: June 29, 2020

Thermavis unveils multi-person thermal scanner to protect front-line workers from Coronavirus

A game-changing new product in the fight against Covid-19 has been unveiled today.

The Thermavis Multi-Person Thermal Scanner, a new thermal scanner which accurately reads the skin temperature of up to six people at once, has launched in the UK following £3 million investment in research and development (R&D).

The scanner’s primary function will be to help healthcare organisations like the NHS and businesses quickly and efficiently detect individuals who are carrying a fever – one of the primary symptoms of Covid-19.

The Multi-Person Thermal Scanner is a non-intrusive, cutting-edge thermal camera which is no larger than an iPhone. It uses artificial intelligence and state-of-the-art software to take a reading, in real time, of multiple people’s body temperature with an accuracy of 0.5 degrees Centigrade.

Thermavis is backed by Transputec, the global managed IT services provider. They created the new product to solve the problem of costly, large and

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Only 6% of public want life to return to pre-pandemic times

Only 6% of the British public want things to go back to how they were before the coronavirus crisis, according to a new poll.

It comes as 300 leaders from the likes of charities, trade unions and community groups are calling for the country to “build back better” with a recovery plan that will create a “stronger, fairer and greener” economy after the pandemic.

This will include having higher-quality public services, good jobs, a reduction in inequality, and protection for the planet.

The call has been backed by the British public, with a YouGov poll showing that 31% of the public want to see big changes in how the economy is run coming out of the crisis.

A further 28% of participants said they wanted to see moderate changes and only 6% of people wanted no changes to be made at all.

The thirst for change is matched by the

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Indictment alleges writer paid to promote a bitcoin

A federal indictment alleges that a disgraced lobbyist paid a writer to promote a bitcoin in publications such as Investor’s Business Daily, reports Will Sommer of The Daily Beast.

Sommer reports, “Much of the SEC complaint focuses on articles that appeared to have been written by Peter J. Ferrara, a senior fellow at the conservative Heartland Institute. Prosecutors allege that Abramoff and Andrade paid for positive articles in 2017 and 2018 that match the description of articles Ferrara wrote about AML Bitcoin for The American SpectatorInvestor’s Business Daily, and the Washington Times.

“In 2017, for example, SEC lawyers allege that Abramoff and Andrade paid a writer to exaggerate the significance of a meeting between AML Bitcoin’s promoters and Panama Canal officials in an attempt to suggest the digital coin was on the verge of being adopted in Panama.

“‘Abramoff arranged for NAC to compensate an author,

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