Air travellers could benefit from portable bag screening technology in future


Companies and universities are being encouraged to bid for a share of £3 million for innovative research in detecting concealed explosives.

A Government fund to revolutionise airport screening could mean hand luggage is checked as passengers walk through duty free shops.

Companies and universities are being encouraged to bid for a share of £3 million for innovative research in detecting concealed explosives.

This could include “portable technology” to screen items away from the main search area, the Department for Transport said.

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Source: Belfast Telegraph.