Will Scully-Power


Sydney Airport uses thermal data to track swine flu
April 30, 2009, 5:24 am
Filed under: Data, Security, Technology, Visualisation | Tags: , ,

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Tomorrow morning I am off to Sydney airport to pick up my parents who’ve been in the USA (California and Florida) for the past two weeks.

Look what they have to look forward to…

Thermal scanners will start screening travellers for high temperatures at eight of Australia’s international airports this afternoon to help prevent swine flu from entering the nation’s borders.

Health Minister Nicola Roxon announced the measure in Melbourne this afternoon in response to the WHO’s warning that a pandemic was imminent.

More: http://www.smh.com.au/travel/travel-news/airports-to-screen-all-passengers-entering-australia-for-swine-flu-20090430-ao7v.html

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