Legislation

L-3’s Compact ProVision 2 Scanner Receives EU Approval

May 17, 2013 0

L-3 Security & Detection Systems has announced that its ProVision 2 checkpoint security scanner meets European aviation standards following testing under the European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC) Common Evaluation Process (CEP).  The ProVision 2 is […]

Security

Security: An Internal View

February 25, 2013 0

OD Security has launched a new and improved version of its Soter RS through-body scanner.  Tom Allett reports.   US screening specialists OD Security unveiled an updated version of its established body scanning system in […]

Airports

Thermo-Conductive Scanner Completes Test

February 25, 2013 0

Bristol Airport has conducted a recent passenger screening trial.  Tom Allett reports on passenger and operator response.   Essential pat-down searches during passenger security checks have proved unpopular, but with continuing advances in technology such […]

Legislation

Scanner Receives CEP Approval

January 24, 2013 0

The ProVision Automatic Target Detection (ATD) checkpoint security scanner from L-3 Security & Detection Systems (SDS) has met European standards, following testing under the European Civil Aviation Conference Common Evaluation Process (CEP). Thomas M Ripp, […]

Airports

Belfast Introduces Body Scanner

September 7, 2012 0

Belfast International Airport, UK, will introduce non-invasive body scanning technology tomorrow (Sept 8), in response to new regulations set out by the Department for Transport (DfT). The new equipment supports the existing security processes at […]

Contracts

L-3 TSA Order

August 7, 2012 0

The US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has purchased 200 additional ProVision ATD personnel screening systems from L-3 Security & Detection Systems (SDS), worth more than US$29 million. More than 500 of the units with image-free […]

Security

Thermal Imaging

September 20, 2011 1

Threat detection maker Thermal Matrix International has developed a new product that it claims can detect person-borne improvised explosive devices (PBIEDs) from a safe distance. The Access Counter IED Technology (ACT) system detects hidden plastic, […]