Exergen Corporation increases commitment to India by adding FirstCry.com as extra distribution channel

Consumers now able to buy TAT-2000C Temporal Artery Thermomneters directly from India’s largest new mom and kids online store

WATERTOWN, Mass and AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands – COVID-19 leaves deep marks in the Indian society and economy. To counter the further spread of COVID-19 it is very important that citizens measure their body temperature when they are not feeling well. Because fever is a crucial early warning signal that a person may be infected.

To help consumers in India to easily and accurately measure their body temperature Exergen is drastically expanding the distribution of its Temporal Artery Thermometers in India by signing up with the FirstCry.com. It is now possible to purchase the highly accurate and very easy to use TAT-2000C thermometer at a very affordable price point at the FirstCry.com online store, India’s largest online baby and kids store offering new mom and baby products.

Designed and manufactured in US

US based Exergen Medical is a global leader in non-contact temperature measurement technologies for medical applications. The company has developed the Temporal Artery Thermometer which makes it possible to measure the body temperature with a gentle and easy to perform swipe of the thermometer across the forehead. The Temporal Artery Thermometers designed and manufactured by Exergen are also available via the Government e-Market Place (GEM) and distributor Mediserve in New Delhi.

Accurate and fast

“The Temporal Artery Thermometer product portfolio consists of the TAT-5000 and TAT-2000 for use in hospitals and other professional healthcare settings and the TAT-2000C for use by consumers,” says Dr. Frank Pompei, founder and Chief Executive Officer of Exergen Medical.

All Exergen Temporal Artery Thermometers are based on a very innovative infrared technology. They offer many advantages over more traditional methods of determining a patient’s body temperature like IR guns or in-ear thermometers:

  • highly accurate temperature measurement
  • fast, safe and comfortable for the patient
  • quick and easy to use for at-home users
  • very affordable price
  • very durable
  • the housing of the thermometer is resistant to aggressive disinfectants
  • the technology on which the TAT-2000C is based is supported by more than 80 peer-reviewed and published clinical studies
  • the TAT-2000C offers at-home users the same accuracy, speed and reliability as the professional Temporal

Artery Thermometers (TAT-5000 and TAT-2000) used in hospitals – at a very attractive retail price

Ideal for patients

“The TAT-2000C is a non-invasive thermometer, which is ideal for patients – both adults, children and baby’s,” says Dr. Marybeth Pompei, Senior Vice President & Chief Clinical Scientist, Exergen Corporation. “They are comfortable and very accurate. The TAT-2000C is aimed at at-home users. It is also the at-home thermometer of choice of doctors and nurses in the US”.

“With our virtual classroom and other training material we will be able to support our customers with very effective service and support”, adds Dr. Marybeth Pompei.

About Exergen

Exergen Corporation, the leader in non-contact temperature measurement technologies for industrial and medical applications, delivers non-invasive temperature meters at lower costs, with higher accuracy, less process control and higher reliability than previously possible. With its award-winning arterial thermometer, Exergen is known in both the healthcare and consumer markets. The company was founded by Harvard researcher Dr. Francesco Pompei, who owns more than 70 patents. Exergen Corporation is headquartered in Watertown, Massachusetts, United States.