New passenger scanner uses space technology to speed up airport security

A super-sensitive passenger scanner that reveals hidden security threats is being trialled at Cardiff Airport in the UK. The walk-through scanner, which uses space technology to image human body heat, is the result of a collaboration between Sequestim Ltd. and Read More …

Luxembourg Airport and University test new security system

A future without random passenger checks and long queues at Luxembourg Airport. That’s what the University of Luxembourg has been investigating with the development of what they are calling “Flysec” system. The university announced on Tuesday that the Interdisciplinary Center Read More …

​Facial recognition tech allows passengers to clear airport security in Shanghai

Passengers checking into flights at Shanghai’s Hongqiao International Airport can now use their face to prove their identity thanks to the rollout of facial recognition technology. The airport this week unveiled self-service kiosks for flight and baggage check-in, security clearance, Read More …

Malaysia: New X-ray scanners to put an end to physical body searches at airports, minister says

By second half of next year, flight passengers can breathe a sigh of relief as there will be no more physical body search at the Kuala Lumpur International Aiport (KLIA) and probably at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (klia2) too. Transport Read More …

3D-printed guns among weapons found at airport security checkpoints, TSA says

Among the thousands of firearms discovered at airport security checkpoints around the country in the past two years, a handful were created with a 3D printer. The TSA told CBS News transportation correspondent Kris Van Cleave there have been at Read More …

Insecurity: the risk cyber-ignorance poses to airport screening equipment

Today, the world’s airports have some of the most stringent security processes of any public facility. But while strict physical measures have been put in place to ensure the safety of passengers, staff and infrastructure, the need for network connectivity Read More …