TITLE

TSA's Screening Policies

PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
PN;Dec2008, Vol. 62 Issue 12, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a meeting held by the U.S. Transportation Security Agency's (TSA) Disability and Multi-Cultural Coalition on September 17, 2008 to present new methods of screening that are being tested at various airports. They include a screening mechanism called the Whole Body Imager and a technology that will allow screeners to communicate with people with communication disabilities or translate questions into Spanish or French.
ACCESSION #
35168149

 

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