The press release by the Indian Navy confirms that Naval Dockyard Mumbai designed a low-cost infrared-based temperature gun to fight against COVID-19.
Indian Navy designed and developed its own handheld infrared-based temperature sensor for the screening of personnel. The instrument has been manufactured under the cost of less than Rs 1000/- through in-house resources, which is a fraction of the cost of the Temperature Guns in the market.
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