Tag Archives: airport security

TSA Orders $70M in Smiths Detection-Made Baggage Screening Equipment

Smiths Detection has received a $70M order from the Transportation Security Administration to deploy computerized tomography imaging systems to airports nationwide. The company said Friday it will provide CTX 9800 systems through 2019 in an effort to help TSA personnel detect and identify explosives in luggage content. The baggage screening platform is designed with 3D CT …

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Smiths Detection to Supply Airport Security Platforms to UK Defense Ministry

Smiths Detection has secured a multimillion-dollar contract to deploy a range of aviation security products at the U.K. defense ministry’s airports worldwide. The ministry ordered ScanTrailer 100100V-2is mobile x-ray inspection systems; HI-SCAN 145180-2is x-ray equipment for air cargo; IONSCAN 600 trace detectors; CEIA PMD2PLUS walkthrough metal detectors; and millimeter-wave eqo scanners designed for screening people, …

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Smiths Detection-Duke University Alliance to Apply Deep Learning Tech for Airport Security

Smiths Detection and Duke University’s Edmund T. Pratt Jr. School of Engineering have forged a partnership to study deep learning techniques that could boost the screening capacity of airport checkpoint x-ray systems. The company said Friday the partnership is part of Duke University’s contract with the Transportation Security Administration that aims to apply …

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TSA Orders L-3 Airport Security Scanners; Michael Strianese Comments

L-3 Communications has received a $21 million order from the Transportation Security Administration to supply security scanners for TSA’s passenger screening efforts. The company said Tuesday the order will increase the number of ProVision systems installed at U.S. aviation facilities to nearly 1,000. The security and detection systems division of the aviation products and security sector within L-3’s electronic …

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Cobham Receives Multiple Orders for Custom Application Specific Integrated Circuits

Cobham‘s semiconductor business will deliver customized Application Specific Integrated Circuits for airport security screening under a number of orders worth roughly $1.6 million. ASICs are designed to facilitate a high level of detection to support security screening at airports and other facilities through client-specific, mixed-signal ASICs, Cobham said Wednesday. Jeff Hassannia, Cobham advanced electronic solutions business development and technology senior vice …

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Dynetics Exhibits Airport Surveillance Radar at AAAE Conference

Dynetics is exhibiting its GroundAware surveillance radar at this week’s American Association of Airport Executives Conference in San Antonio, Texas. The sensor technology provider said Friday it will demonstrate the web-based radar’s features in the detection of and response to airport intruders such as stowaways, unauthorized aircraft and wildlife. GroundAware is designed to help in airport …

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Battelle Wins Heathrow Airport Contract for Liquids Scanner; Mike Janus Comments

Battelle has won a contract to supply Heathrow Airport Ltd with screening technology for security checkpoints. The LS10 liquids, aerosols and gels scanner, which can be applied to a variety of container types, will be deployed at Heathrow’s airport terminals in London, Aberdeen, Glasgow and Southampton, Batelle said Tuesday. The technology uses …

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Accenture to Deliver Security Systems to Amsterdam Airport

Accenture announced today it has been selected by the Ministry of Internal Affairs to design and deliver Automated Border Control Systems at Schiphol airport in Amsterdam. The new systems will efficiently validate passenger identities and documentation to help streamline the process during peak immigration periods. According to Accenture, the company …

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