Following investment from Canada’s Digital Technology Supercluster, Patriot One CEO Martin Cronin explained to Army Technology how threat detection tools can be repurposed to help detect cases of Covid-19.

Under the CAD4.5 million co-investment, Patriot One is developing the capabilities of its PATSCAN VRS system, which was originally designed for detecting weapons and aggressive behaviour. The company is using the money to develop modules that can detect if people have elevated temperatures, measure if social distancing is being followed and even if people are wearing masks.

Read the full interview here.