TSA moving forward with airport screening system deployment

Several senators voiced concern over the Transportation Security Administration’s slow rollout of new airport screening technology at a hearing Wednesday. Commerce Committee members Sens. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., questioned acting Deputy Administrator Patricia Cogswell about the Read More …

Goodbye, X-ray scanners: US airports using 3D machines to snoop into bags

New technology at airport security checkpoints is poised to greet some of the more than 40 million people who will board flights over the next two-and-a-half weeks. The multi-faceted approach the Transportation Security Administration, the federal agency that oversees aviation 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 …

Singapore bolsters border security with powerful new x-ray technology.

Singapore has raised the level of security at its already strict road border with Malaysia, installing a scanning system that that can accurately check vehicles for a range of weapons including firearms and explosives. Set for introduction at Tuas checkpoint Read More …

3D scanners can ‘digitally unpack’ carry-ons and transform airport checkpoints with better, faster security

Technology used in the medical field for years may soon revolutionize screening of carry-on bags at airports — bolstering security while dramatically cutting bottlenecks at checkpoints — with an expansion of testing planned for New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport early next Read More …

DHS S&T Awards $6.8 Million for Five R&D Projects to Improve X-Ray Detection Technology

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has awarded funding to four research and development (R&D) projects that will improve the threat detection capabilities of current X-ray technologies for passenger X-ray baggage systems. These projects will be managed Read More …