For The First Time, Live Covid-19 Screening Data is Being Delivered to a State University
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 10, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Draganfly Inc. (OTCQB: DFLYF) (CSE: DFLY) (FSE: 3U8) (“Draganfly” or the “Company”), an award-winning, industry-leading manufacturer and systems developer is pleased to announce that a state university can utilize real time data to understand the overall health of its campus utilizing Draganfly’s Vital Intelligence Safe School Solution which includes Smart Thermal + Vital and Social Distancing technologies.
“Alabama State University is able to measure real time data never before practically available,” said Cameron Chell, Draganfly CEO. “Students can within seconds get contactless temperature readings plus heart rate and respiratory rate measurements. ASU is now able to coordinate with their health services testing so that on an ongoing basis, their students that measure with possible infectious conditions can immediately be tested.”Alabama State University (ASU) recently installed Draganfly’s Vital Intelligence Smart Thermal + Vital screening and Social Distancing Awareness units stationed across the campus. Measuring real-time anonymous data which has previously not been available, student, faculty and staff can receive, within seconds, contactless temperature, heart rate and respiratory rate readings. The university has also seen a notable improvement in social distancing since installation.“The Draganfly technology that we have implemented on our campus has been a godsend to us,” said Dr. Quinton T. Ross, Alabama State University. “It has been an asset to all the protocols we have set in place to identify and mitigate the spread of COVID-19 on campus. Our students, faculty and staff have embraced this new piece of technology. In, addition the social distancing machines we have really become a culture shift for us.”Draganfly’s Vital Intelligence Smart Thermal + Vital Assessment Station and Social Distancing Awareness technology provides a quick, non-invasive (contactless) and anonymous measurement of an elevated body temperature and, with voluntary consent, heart rate, respiratory rate, all from a camera that takes seconds to capture. The Social Distancing Awareness unit ensures compliance with social distancing guidelines. The platform does not register any personal data of the individual being screened.About DraganflyDraganfly Inc. (CSE: DFLY; OTCQB: DFLYF; FSE: 3U8) is the creator of quality, cutting-edge and software and systems that revolutionize the way organization can do business and service their stakeholders. Recognized as being at the forefront of technology for over 22 years, Draganfly is an award-winning, industry-leading manufacturer and technology developer serving the public safety, agriculture, industrial inspections, security, and mapping and surveying markets. Draganfly is a company driven by passion, ingenuity, and the need to provide efficient solutions and first-class services to its customers around the world with the goal of saving time, money, and lives.For more information on Draganfly, please visit us at www.draganfly.com.
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