LAKELAND, FL (June 23, 2020) – Tony Kohl President of Sensocon will be donating a Theroscan no-touch thermometer to the City of Lakeland on Wednesday, June 24th at 2 p.m. Mayor Bill Mutz and other City officials will accept the donation that will be used at City Hall to assist with COVID-19 safety protocols when entering the building. Mutz said, “Every visitor and employee must take their temperature and this unit will make it so much easier when checking visitors into City Hall.” The device is an infrared no-touch thermometer that can be placed in a lobby or entrance area of a building to allow employees and guests to easily test their temperature by placing their wrist over the device for a quick temperature reading.
The Theroscan brand of products was developed by Sensocon, Inc. to bring temperature sensing products to the market to help in the fight against the COVID-19 epidemic. The temperature screening device includes a motion sensor and will give voice instructions for people to check their temperature as they approach the device. The user then places their wrist inside the ring and their temperature is taken. The thermometer will instantly indicate the temperature reading on the digital display, will give an audible indication, and a green, yellow, or red light on the side of the thermometer will illuminate based on the temperature reading and set points. Results will appear in less than one second!
Kohl said, “As a local company for 15 years, Sensocon has great appreciation for the community in which we live and work. When COVID-19 became a very real part of our lives in Lakeland, we found ourselves in a unique position. Donating a Theroscan Infrared Wrist Thermometer to the City is a small gesture that we hope will help provide a little peace of mind for our city’s leaders, employees and citizens throughout the coming months.” Mayor Mutz said, “We are extremely grateful for this donation that will assist our workers and visitors in meeting the safety protocols set in place to help combat the spreading of the Coronavirus. Lakeland is fortunate to have such great partners and local businesses that contribute to the health and vitality of the community.” The photo opportunity and product demonstration will take place in the lobby of City Hall, located at 228 South Massachusetts Avenue.
The City of Lakeland was incorporated in January 1885 and has grown to become one of the largest inland communities in Florida. With a current population of over 100,000, Lakeland continues to grow. It has been designated a Standard Metropolitan Statistical Area by the US Census Bureau for over 30 years. With tourist attractions and gulf beaches only an hour away, Lakeland continues to capitalize on its ideal central Florida location along the I-4 corridor. The City owns and operates Lakeland Electric, the third-largest publicly owned utility in Florida and it was one of the first to offer power in the Sunshine State over 110 years ago.