Security at the Speed of Life

Everyone wants to be safe and secure, but can you imagine if you had to go through a security screening at the metro station like there is at the airport? What if there were a way to safely scan crowds for potential threat items in places like metro and train stations without security officials coming into direct contact with the public and while maintaining individual privacy?

The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate(S&T) is seeking to address this challenge by developing a millimeter wave imager that will screen for potential threat items unobtrusively as people pass by, without slowing them down.

In partnership with researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Lincoln Laboratory, the Directorate reached a significant milestone in this pursuit in October, 2017.

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Source: DHS