NEMA Publishes Standard for Aviation Security

September 2010
TR2: Terror Response Technology Report;9/15/2010, Vol. 6 Issue 19, p3
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The article reports on the first version of the Digital Imaging and Communications in Security (DICOS) data standard released by the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA). It notes that the data could eventually allow third party software developers to provide algorithms to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to add, or enhance, the automated detection capabilities of screening technologies. The standard applies to computed tomography (CT) images and x-ray images.


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