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CONNECT / Thermometer

CONNECT
CONNECT

CONNECT allows parents to accurately take their child’s temperature in the affectionate way they normally would: by placing a hand on the child’s forehead. Using existing temporal scanning technology, a parent simply picks up the device, presses the start button, and swipes their child’s forehead. When a parent affectionately uses their hand to feel if their child has a fever, a connection is created — CONNECT preserves this connection while adding necessary accuracy. CONNECT improves the process of obtaining temperature readings by comforting kids without sacrificing the accuracy parents need.

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University of Cincinnati

University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, United States

Karyn Georgilis,
University of Cincinnati