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™

 

Catalog/Model

VV200/VV-200

 

Size

61mm x 41mm x 5.5mm

 

Weight

7.3g

 

Duration of Continuous Patch Use

7 days

 

Wireless

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)

 

Accuracy

±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

IP25

 

Charger Water Resistance

IP21

 

Patch Battery

Rechargeable LiMN battery

 

Patch Material

Silicone and polyurethane

 

Receiver:

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

15%-85%

 

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