Smiths Detection Takes Checkpoint Security to a New Level
Smiths Detection has introduced the eagerly awaited HI-SCAN 6040 CTiX checkpoint scanner – the first to feature the company’s proprietary CT (Computed Tomography) scanning technology. It was developed to deliver higher levels of security whilst also optimising checkpoint performance through improved productivity, higher throughput and lower costs.
Launched today at Inter Airport Europe, the HI-SCAN 6040 CTiX eliminates the need to remove electronic devices and liquids from hand luggage, subject to approval from the appropriate local authorities. This will expedite screening and make the process more passenger-friendly. Simply handling fewer trays can significantly increase checkpoint throughput, while the impressive 0.2m/s belt speed and low false alarm rate also speed up the process.
To minimise upgrade costs, the new scanner can be easily incorporated into existing checkpoint lanes. Integration into an advanced screening and management platform, such as Smiths Detection’s Checkpoint.Evoplus, will streamline operations even further through remote screening and directed search, as well as providing access to valuable management data. Further planned enhancements for the HI-SCAN 6040 CTiX focus on the automatic detection of prohibited items such as guns and large knives, potentially meaning operators will no longer need to review every image.
“The HI-SCAN 6040 CTiX is a key element in our end-to-end, state-of-the-art checkpoint solution. It uses proprietary technology to deliver a ground-breaking checkpoint scanner,” commented Tony Tielen, Vice President of EMEA for Smiths Detection. “CT is the only technology likely to meet the new C3 (and in the future C4) European standards for Explosives Detection Systems for Cabin Baggage and we are delighted to be leading the way in this exciting new area.”
CT scanners examine baggage contents from every angle and generate 3D images with very precise data so more accurate judgements can be made on substances within the bag.
Although first used for hold baggage scanners in the early 1990s, the checkpoint environment demands something much smaller, lighter and less intrusive. Therefore it has taken time for both regulatory and technological advancements to make CT a viable option for screening cabin baggage.
The HI-SCAN 6040 CTiX has been submitted for relevant testing for EDS CB C3 and TSA programs. The first systems will be available in early 2018.
About Smiths Detection
Smiths Detection, part of Smiths Group, is a global leader in threat detection and screening technologies for aviation, ports and borders, urban security and military markets. With more than 40 years of field-tested experience, we deliver the solutions needed to protect society from the threat and illegal passage of explosives, prohibited weapons, contraband, toxic chemicals and narcotics.
Our goal is simple – to provide security, peace of mind and freedom of movement upon which the world depends. For more information visit www.smithsdetection.com
Media relations contact:
Global Aviation Marketing Director
+49 (0)611 9412 422
Om Business Wire
(c) 2018 Business Wire, Inc., All rights reserved.
Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the global leader in multiplatform press release distribution.
Følg saker fra Business Wire
Registrer deg med din epostadresse under for å få de nyeste sakene fra Business Wire på epost fortløpende. Du kan melde deg av når som helst.
Siste saker fra Business Wire
President Obama kommer til Europa for å holde foredrag på Nordic Business Forum21.6.2018 08:00 | Pressemelding
President Obama kommer til Finland for å holde foredrag på Nordic Business Forum som foregår i Helsinki fra 26. til 27. september 2018. Konferansen samler 7500 ledere og President Obama avrunder denne todagers konferansen med sitt foredrag. Denne pressemeldingen inneholder multimedia. Se hele pressemeldingen her: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180621005426/no/ Europe’s leading business and leadership conference brings President Obama to Helsinki, Finland to speak to business executives and owners. (Photo: Business Wire) "Vi er beæret for å være vert for president Obama - og dette øyeblikket tilhører virkelig vårt publikum og Norden som helhet. Det er en enestående mulighet for å oppleve et uforglemmelig øyeblikk." Aslak de Silva, administrerende direktør for Nordic Business Forum: "President Obama er en av de mest bemerkelsesverdige ledere. Hans livshistorie er unik: fra beskjedne omstendigheter til presidentskapet i USA. Det er virkelig en ære å kunne få ham til å gjeste Nor
Further STAC Approval for Smiths Detection’s Checkpoint.Evoplus21.6.2018 08:00 | Pressemelding
The latest version of Smiths Detection’s Checkpoint.Evoplus software has been certified by STAC for use at French airports. Version 2.2. has followed in the footsteps of 2.1, which was the first ever solution for multiplexed image analysis to receive official approval from the French civil aviation authority technical centre. An advanced screening and management platform, Checkpoint.Evoplus is designed to increase passenger throughput; optimise resources; reduce operational costs; and raise security levels. “Both versions of Checkpoint.Evoplus have now gained STAC certification –further approval for a very innovative platform, which continues to set the standards for checkpoint management software,” commented Matt Clark, VP Technology & Product Development, Smiths Detection. “It holds the key to ensuring that checkpoints can reach their full potential by delivering the highest levels of security and also significant operational advances.” Checkpoint.Evoplus transforms a collection of i
Mori Building and teamLab Launch Unprecedented Digital Art Museum21.6.2018 02:00 | Pressemelding
“MORI Building DIGITAL ART MUSEUM: teamLab Borderless,” an unprecedented digital art museum — jointly created and operated by Mori Building Co., Ltd, a leading urban landscape developer, and teamLab, a world-leading digital art collective — opened today, the two organizers announced. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180620005005/en/ Toshiyuki Inoko, Founder of teamLab (Photo: Business Wire) The digital art museum features approximately 50 interactive artworks, some completely new, in a huge 10,000m² area with five zones. The interactive artworks have no borders separating them from the other works. Some extend beyond their installation rooms and into the corridors, some overlap with other works and some even fuse with other works. Since there are no boundaries, the immersive works keep the boundaries between people in a state of continuous flux. Visitors physically enter and explore the works as well as experie
Keihin Switches to Rimini Street Support for Oracle EBS20.6.2018 23:00 | Pressemelding
Rimini Street, Inc., (Nasdaq: RMNI), a global provider of enterprise software products and services, and the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products, today announced that Keihin Corporation, a leading Japanese automotive parts manufacturer, has switched to Rimini Street support for its Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) system. By switching to Rimini Street, Keihin now receives a more comprehensive, responsive service for its Oracle EBS application and support for its custom, add-on code for a guaranteed minimum of 15 additional years from the date they switched, with no required upgrade to remain supported. In addition to receiving vastly improved service, Keihin also immediately realized savings of 50 percent in annual support fees. This cost savings of several tens of millions of yen annually can now be reinvested into more important initiatives in the IT organization, such as the development of a future cloud environment. This press release features mul
Results of MSCI 2018 Market Classification Review20.6.2018 22:08 | Pressemelding
MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI), a leading provider of indexes and portfolio construction and risk management tools and services for global investors, announced today that beginning in June 2019, it will include the MSCI Saudi Arabia Index in the MSCI Emerging Markets Index, the MSCI ACWI Index, and other global and regional indexes as applicable. This decision follows the implementation in the Saudi Arabia equity market of a number of regulatory and operational enhancements which effectively increased the opening of the market to international institutional investors. The proposal for inclusion received the support of the vast majority of international institutional investors that participated in the consultation. MSCI will include the MSCI Saudi Arabia Index in the MSCI Emerging Markets Index, representing on a pro forma basis a weight of approximately 2.6% of the index with 32 securities, following a two-step inclusion process. The first inclusion step will coincide with the May 2019 Semi-Ann
Quanergy Solid State LiDAR Wins Juniper Research Top Automotive Award20.6.2018 20:46 | Pressemelding
Quanergy Systems, Inc., a global leader in the design and development of solid state LiDAR sensors and smart sensing solutions, today announced that its innovative LiDAR sensors have been selected as Best Consumer Product in Automotive and Telematics by Juniper Research in its annual Future Digital Awards for Technology and Innovation. Audi's AI Traffic Jam Pilot was named runner-up in the same category. The Future Digital Awards are awarded to companies that have made outstanding contributions to their industry and who are positioned to make a significant impact in the future. “Juniper’s Future Digital Award is a testament to the hard work our team has put into developing the world’s most affordable and most reliable LiDAR technology and products,” said Dr. Louay Eldada, CEO and co-founder of Quanergy. “With momentous strides made in the autonomous vehicle space, Quanergy continues to deliver innovative solutions, including our S3 solid state LiDAR sensor, that will enable self-drivin