A webinar on infrared thermometers (IRTs) was held by the National Institute of Metrology (NIM), China, on July 8, 2020. The webinar was intended for colleagues to exchange ideas and experience in order to promote the research and international cooperation on IRTs and better use infrared thermometry for public health challenges. More than 270 people from about 80 economies across 5 continents attended the webinar.
The webinar was hosted by Dr. Inseok Yang from Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science (KRISS), Chair of the Technical Committee for Thermometry (TCT) of Asia Pacific Metrology Programme (APMP). Dr. Yuning Duan, Vice Director General of NIM and President of the Consultative Committee for Thermometry (CCT), delivered an opening speech.