Fever Scout Wireless Stick-On Thermometer FDA Cleared

VivaLnk, a Santa Clara-based company in California, succeeded FDA authorization to roll out its wireless stick-on thermometer—Fever Scout. The gadget, after being wedged to the skin, is developed to send out dimensions to a smartphone or tablet. Evaluations can be ensured at any instance and those taken up to that time are also accessible for analysis.

Though the fever evaluations give you an idea about up on a smartphone or tablet, the thermometer does not correspond with them in a straight line. As an alternative, it depends on its transportation case, which is also the charging point, to transmit the dimensions among the display device and the thermometer.

The Fever Scout comes with eight throwaway bonding strips and is rechargeable. It is spongy and can be utilized on all types of patients, including adults and peds. Let us have a look at the specs of the device.

Product Name

Fever Scout™






61mm x 41mm x 5.5mm





Duration of Continuous Patch Use

7 days



Bluetooth 4.1


Temperature Reading

Every minute


Multiple Uses

8 medical grade adhesives included in package


Target Age Group

Infants to Seniors


Product Shelf Life

3 years


Product Service Life

2 years


Transmission Distance

131ft./40m (with charger box relay and unobstructed view)



±0.2°F (1.0°C) between 98.6°F-102.2°F (37°C-39°C); ±0.4°F(0.2°C) between 95°F-98.6°F(35°C-37°C) & 102.2°F-107.6°F (39°C-42°C)


Patch Water Resistance



Charger Water Resistance



Patch Battery

Rechargeable LiMN battery


Patch Material

Silicone and polyurethane



Android Devices

4.3 or later


Apple Devices

iPhone 5s or later and iOS 8.0 or later


Operation/Storage Conditions:

Temperature Range

50°F-104°F (10°C-40°C)


Humidity Range



Pressure Range

70-106 kPa


The Fever Scout has a soft patch which is hardly noticeable and is suitable for all types of skins. The device can also be tracked down with a mobile app. Hence, continues mapping of the temperature of the baby is now possible.

Well, the approval of this device by FDA has indeed given a sign of relief for most of the people. Now, they can take care of their baby whenever possible. Thanks to VivaLnk for inventing such a wonderful device!

Vaibhav Bhosale undertook the post of Content Writer at Medical Device News in November 2016, following a 1.2-year of experience as an Project Lead; Instructional Writer at eNyota Learning Pvt. Ltd. His immense interest in reading brought him in this field. He can be reached at vaibhav@medicaldevicenews.net