"Alabama State University announced plans this week to install COVID-19 screening stations on its campus to monitor the temperature and vital signs of students and staff to detect possible symptoms of COVID-19."—Source: EdScoop
WHY THIS MATTERS:
For campuses reopening during the pandemic, technology is playing a vital role in monitoring health and checking for symptoms. At Alabama State, infrared cameras check students' temperature and monitor heart rate, alerting users if symptoms are detected.