Updated on August 31, 2021


Created on August 31, 2021

InfReC R-450 D

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An infrared thermography camera. Courtesy of WHO Compendium 2021

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Product Description

The InfReC R-450 D is an infrared thermography camera that reads temperature and can be used to detect fever. It has previously been used to detect Ebola and now has applications in the context of COVID-19.

This product was selected for inclusion in WHO’s 2021 Compendium of Innovative Health Technologies for Low‐Resource Settings.

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Manufacturing/Building Method

The camera is manufactured by Nippon Avionics, based in Japan.

Intellectural Property Type

Patent Protected

User Provision Model

The product is sold through an international distributor.

Distributions to Date Status


Design Specifications

The camera is typically connected via a power cable to the electricity source. Next, the user switches on the power. The user can then set the threshold temperature above which the alarm will sound. The camera is then ready for use in temperature screening.

Technical Support

Customers can contact NEC Africa for ICT support

Replacement Components

Rechargeable battery


5-10 years

Manufacturer Specified Performance Parameters

Contribute to high fever screening at border posts as a countermeasure of COVID-19

Vetted Performance Status

ISO 9001 & ISO 14001 certified.


No known safety hazards

Complementary Technical Systems


Academic Research and References


Compliance with regulations

ISO 9001 & ISO 14001 certified, CE-mark

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