July 2004
Clinical Infectious Diseases;7/1/2004, Vol. 39 Issue 1, piii
Academic Journal
A California company unveiled a device based on National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) technology that it said could better detect trace amounts of anthrax and was scheduled for testing by the U.S. government. Beverly Hills, California-based company, Universal Detection Technology (UDT) said the device, called the Anthrax Smoke Detector, was ready to be sold commercially and would he tested in September for use in government facilities such as post offices. Amir Ettehadieh, director of research and development for the UDT said a single detector could monitor the air in a building the size of the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly hills, where the device was displayed for the first time at a news conference.


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