Amazon turns to Chinese firm on U.S. blacklist to meet thermal camera needs

Amazon.com Inc has bought cameras to take temperatures of workers during the coronavirus pandemic from a firm the United States blacklisted over allegations it helped China detain and monitor Uighurs and other Muslim minorities, three people familiar with the matter told Reuters.

Source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-amazon-com-cameras-idUSKBN22B1AL. Image: A Dahua thermal camera takes a man’s temperature during a demonstration of the technology in San Francisco, California, U.S. April 24, 2020. Lewis Surveillance/Handout via REUTERS.

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