Technology IIT-Ropar researchers develop remote device to detect COVID-19 symptoms Updated : April 24, 2020 04:30 PM IST InfraRed Thermography (IRT) involves the mapping of the thermal profiles of people to estimate their health condition. IRT plays a vital role in safe, fast and remote screening of (COVID-19) suspects with symptoms like fever, tiredness, shortness of breath, a runny nose, IIT-Ropar said in a statement. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.