Flying to the Future
- Sniffing Out Terrorists. Lopez, Ramon // Aviation Today's Daily Brief;2/3/2010, Vol. 2 Issue 22, p1
The article reports on the development of the airport security system Hazardous Material Localization and Person Tracking (HAMLeT) which aims to help identify terrorists carrying explosives by researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute in Wachtberg, Germany. Highly-sensitive smell sensors which...
- Intelligent Analysis = Threat Detection. // Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Sep2007, Vol. 44 Issue 9, p126
The article focuses on the advantages of intelligent video analysis (IVA) for airport security. IVA is a surveillance technology that monitors one or many video fields of view and detects, tracks, identifies and analyzes movements of objects and humans. The benefits provided by the surveillance...
- Airport among first to get electronic screening. // Indianapolis Business Journal;1/6/2003, Vol. 23 Issue 44, p14A
Reports on the use of electronic explosive-detection machines in the baggage belt network of Indianapolis International Airport in Indiana. Management of the airport by BAA Indianapolis LLC; Cost of the project; Grant obtained by local airport officials from the U.S. Federal Aviation...
- Airport beats deadline with explosives detectors. // New Hampshire Business Review;11/15/2002, Vol. 24 Issue 24, p8C
Focuses on the planned installation of explosive detection machines at Manchester Airport, New Hampshire. Features of the machines; Cost of the machines; Statistics on the grant approved for the renovation costs associated with the installation.
- Canadian Airport Upgraded with a Virtual Matrix System. // Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;May2007, Vol. 44 Issue 5, p16
The article reports on the upgraded virtual matrix system (VMS) by Air Canada's Station Operation Center (STOC) at Pearson Airport in Toronto, Ontario. The VMS is a comprehensive management application which unfolds the technological convergence that involves live and recorded video control and...
- IMPROVING AIRPORT SCREENING. // Christian Science Monitor;11/5/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 239, p8
Editorial. Discusses a compromise on airport security measures in the United States, in light of the question of whether to federalize airport security workers.
- Waiting for the government. Donoghue, J.A. // Air Transport World;Sep2002, Vol. 39 Issue 9, p67
Examines areas of improvement in airport security in the United States. Changes in security processing at airports since the September 11, 2001, terrorist attack; Enhancements in passenger processing systems; Development of a centralized database for identification purposes; Enhancements in...
- CAN WE EVER BE SAFE (AGAIN)? Nobel, Carmen; Carlson, Caron; Musich, Paula // eWeek;9/17/2001, Vol. 18 Issue 36, p14
Focuses on technology feasibility and loss of personal freedom on identification cards after the terrorist attacks in the United States; Accounts on the disadvantages of the identification systems; Technology based security systems in places such as airports; Disparity between human privacy and...
- Device aims to sniff out explosives. // Professional Engineering;3/26/2003, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p5
Features two security devices used by the Heathrow International Airport in London, England for detecting explosives and other substances inside passenger and hand luggage. Installation of a special x-ray machine at Terminal One.