Thermoteknix Temperature Screening Technology Becomes American Bank’s Newest Front-Line Defense in Coronavirus Fight

FevIR Scan 2 – elevated skin temperature screening technology – from UK-based thermal imaging experts is helping the banking sector operate safely during COVID

CONTACT: Mark W. Jaindl, President and Chief Executive Officer 
Allentown, PA, February 2, 2021

In an effort to protect customers and employees from contracting coronavirus, American Bank, after a lengthy search, installed Thermoteknix FevIR Scan 2 elevated skin temperature screening systems in May 2020 at its headquarters located in Allentown, Pennsylvania.  

Thermoteknix is a global technology leader in thermal imaging and night vision systems. All products are designed and manufactured in its Cambridge facility.

FevIR Scan 2 is a highly accurate skin temperature measurement system used for rapid triage screening of individuals in high pedestrian areas and is being used in locations around the world including airports, corporate lobbies, schools, transport systems, food manufacturing and processing plants, factories, schools and public venues.

FevIR Scan 2 includes Thermoteknix’s new mask detection technology that identifies individuals wearing a face covering and distinguishes those not wearing a mask, or not wearing a mask correctly.

American Bank is committed to maintaining its operations, while keeping the health and safety of its teams and customers at the forefront and is using Thermoteknix’s FevIR Scan 2 to screen anyone entering the building quickly and easily.

The system combines thermal and visual imaging cameras in conjunction with a blackbody temperature calibration unit. On-screen and audible alerts, in addition to visible temperature tracking, identifies individuals who may have an elevated temperature. Upon notification of an elevated temperature, American Bank team members would address the customer’s needs in order to avoid further exposure to customers or staff.

FevIR Scan 2 has been specially engineered and developed in the UK by Cambridge-based  thermal imaging experts Thermoteknix to help fight the spread of coronavirus and help businesses and industries around the world to stay open safely during the pandemic. It has been designed to meet the FDA enforcement policy for telethermographic systems.

Unlike thermal imaging cameras adapted from other existing industrial applications, Thermoteknix has invested in a decade’s worth of research and development.

“Our team has been able to draw from infrared experience gained over many years. Using this expertise and applying the latest advancements in thermal imaging, we have been able to develop a state-of-the-art solution to help businesses protect staff and customers,” explained Dr. Richard Salisbury, Managing Director at Thermoteknix.  

Commenting on the effectiveness of FevIR Scan 2, American Bank President and CEO Mark Jaindl said: “The health and safety of our team members and customers is not something we will ever take lightly. We knew that we must implement safety protocols that would ensure everyone’s well-being and the technology provided by Thermoteknix allows us to do just that.”

American Bank’s Sr. Vice President and Chief Information Officer Robert Turner added: “Thermoteknix is known as a leader in infrared imaging around the world and they were able to quickly provide us a turnkey solution that met our exact needs. The system continually calibrates itself to ensure consistent and accurate readings, giving us the confidence to safely open our headquarters to customers.”

FevIR Scan 2 is simple to use and is operated by trained team members at American Bank.

Thermoteknix has already dispatched over 2,000 systems around the world in response to the COVID pandemic.

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About American Bank

American Bank, headquartered in Allentown, PA, is a locally-owned community bank dedicated to serving customers in the Lehigh Valley over 20 years.  American Bank is an early innovator of online banking technology and continues that tradition by providing customers across the country online services that make banking easy and convenient.  Their online banking service, AmericanBank Online (available at, allows customers to bank using a full range of real-time online banking services including online bill pay, ACH Direct, transfers between accounts, transaction history, check images and e-Statements.  At a time when customers need the ability to bank on the go, American Bank also has mobile banking and mobile deposit for consumer and business customers. 

American Bank offers a complete selection of deposit and loan products and convenient services to suit the needs of consumers and businesses.  Dedicated to providing customers superior, personalized customer service, American Bank offers some of the best loan and deposit rates available and as a result, has received the® Top Tier award for consistently offering annual percentage yields (APYs) that were among the highest reported.

In addition, it is recognized as a 5-Star Superior rated financial institution (the highest rating possible) by Bauer Financial Inc., designating it as one of the strongest banks in the nation and was named one of the safest banks in the nation by MSN Money.  American Bank was ranked #1 by the Morning Call’s Top Workplaces in the Lehigh Valley and has been named one of the Best Places to Work in Pennsylvania.

AmericanBank Online is a registered trademark for the Internet financial services provided by American Bank, a state-chartered, FDIC-insured, full-service financial institution serving customers throughout the United States.  American Bank is a member of the Federal Reserve System.  American Bank is FDIC insured and an Equal Housing Lender.

About Thermoteknix (

Founded in 1982 and with 30 years of consistent technical breakthroughs in infrared (IR) thermal imaging and thermal measurement-based hardware, systems and software application products. Thermoteknix has been driven by its commitment to quality and reliability and determination to develop solutions that solve customers’ biggest challenges. The company has been awarded the prestigious ‘Queen’s Award for Export Achievement’, in addition to the ‘Queen’s Award for Enterprise (Innovation)’ in 2015 and previously in 2008.

Thermoteknix Media Contact: Gina Ghensi, Press Office, call 07769 875422 or email

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