Updated on March 8, 2024


Created on August 31, 2021

InfReC R-450 D

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An infrared thermography camera. Courtesy of WHO Compendium 2021

Developed By
  1. Nipon Avionics
Tested By
  • Japan Quality Assurance Organization
Content Partners


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.

Target SDGs

SDG 3: Good Health and Well-Being

Market Suggested Retail Price


Target Users (Target Impact Group)

Small and Medium-sized Enterprises, Public Sector Agencies

Distributors / Implementing Organizations

NEC Corporation

Manufacturing/Building Method

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

Intellectural Property Type


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.

Product Schematics

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


Nipon Avionincs, “Training for human screening R300-D

Compliance with regulations

ISO 9001 & ISO 14001 certified, CE-mark

Evaluation methods

Standards testing  

Other Information


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