Researchers are currently working to obtain FDA emergency use authorization before beginning mass production early next year.
HOUSTON — At Texas A&M University, researchers are working on a way to get us all back to normal.
“Most Americans don’t have COVID-19, but we’re treating ourselves like we do,” said Rob Gorham, executive director of the Secure America Institute at Texas A&M University. “The end objective is to rapidly detect and help determine folks don’t have COVID.”
Worlds Inc., the U.S. Air Force and Texas A&M teamed up to develop these breathalyzer kiosks.
“You literally breathe into the device,” said Gorham.
You can use something as simple as a straw. There’s no contact required. The device uses artificial intelligence to analyze that breath for signs of the virus. A result is sent to your phone within seconds. The copper inlet heats itself between each use to clean and sanitize the device.