Development of an Integrated Quarantine System Using Thermographic Cameras

열화상 카메라를 이용한 통합 방역 시스템 개발

  • Jung, Bum-Jin (Department of Disaster and Safety Management, Soongsil University) ;
  • Lee, Jung-Im (Department of International Law, Dong-A University) ;
  • Seo, Gwang-Deok (Korea Institute for Industrial Relations) ;
  • Jeong, Kyung-Ok (Department of Disaster and Safety Management, Soongsil University)
  • 정범진 (숭실대학원 재난안전관리학과) ;
  • 이정임 (동아대학원 국제법무학과) ;
  • 서광덕 ((재)한국산업관계연구원) ;
  • 정경옥 (숭실대학원 재난안전관리학과)
  • Received : 2022.02.15
  • Accepted : 2022.03.30
  • Published : 2022.03.31


The most common symptoms of COVID-19 are high fever, cough, headache, and fever. These symptoms may vary from person to person, but checking for "fever" is the government's most basic measure. To confirm this, many facilities use thermographic cameras. Since the previously developed thermographic camera measures body temperature one by one, it takes a lot of time to measure body temperature in places where many people enter and exit, such as multi-use facilities. In order to prevent malfunctions and errors and to prevent sensitive personal information collection, this research team attempted to develop a facial recognition thermographic camera. The purpose of this study is to compensate for the shortcomings of existing thermographic cameras with disaster safety IoT integrated solution products and to provide quarantine systems using advanced facial recognition technologies. In addition, the captured image information should be protected as personal sensitive information, and a recent leak to China occurred. In order to prevent another case of personal information leakage, it is urgent to develop a thermographic camera that reflects this part. The thermal imaging camera system based on facial recognition technology developed in this study received two patents and one application as of January 2022. In the COVID-19 infectious disease disaster, 'quarantine' is an essential element that must be done at the preventive stage. Therefore, we hope that this development will be useful in the quarantine management field.



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