OSI Systems [OSIS]: L-3 Communications [LLL]: Tek84 Readying to Introduce Integrated Body and Shoe Scanner
- Science Applications International Corp. [SAI]: Ready for Sale Soon. // TR2: Terror Response Technology Report;6/23/2010, Vol. 6 Issue 13, p5
The article reports on the readiness of the Ait84 body imager from the Tek84 Engineering Group for sale to the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) when the agency goes to buy its planned tranche of 500 systems as confirmed by founder Steve Smith.
- L-3 Communications [LLL]: OSI Systems' [OSIS]: ATR Capability for Body Imagers Still High on False Alarms, TSA's Kane Says. // TR2: Terror Response Technology Report;12/8/2010, Vol. 6 Issue 25, p2
The article reports on the unreliability of whole body imaging systems equipped with Automatic Threat Recognition (ATR) software. According to the head of security technology programs at the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA), the systems are experiencing between 70 and 80 percent...
- Air Base Seeks Baggage Scanners. // TR2: Terror Response Technology Report;8/31/2011, Vol. 7 Issue 18, p18
This article reports on the move of a U.S. Air Force Air Base in Thule, Greenland, to initiate market research toward a requirement for an X-Ray system approved by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to screen bags.
- Full Body Scanners: No Panacea. // Air Safety Week;3/22/2010, Vol. 24 Issue 12, p2
The article focuses on installation of advanced imaging technology (AIT) units in U.S. airports. It reports that at present 40 AIT units have been deployed in 19 airports. By the end of 2010, U. S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) aims to deploy total 450 AIT units. AIT has been...
- $25M Order for Advanced Imaging Technology. // Airport Security Report;10/21/2009, Vol. 17 Issue 21, p2
The article reports that Rapiscan Systems Inc. has acquired a 25 million dollars order from the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) for multiple units of its Secure 1000 Single Pose advanced checkpoint security screening solution. The order reportedly is the first under the terms...
- $88M for Airport Pax Screening Equipment. // Airport Security Report;4/21/2010, Vol. 18 Issue 8, p9
The article reports on the task order worth 88 million U.S. dollars received by Raytheon Co. from the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to install passenger checkpoint screening equipment at airports. It notes that the task order was issued under the Security Equipment...
- TSA Oversight Of Maintenance Of Airport Screening Equipment Inadequate, IG Says. Biesecker, Calvin // Defense Daily;5/12/2015, p6
The article focuses on a report from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Inspector General (IG) which found that the Transportation Security Administration's (TSA) oversight of preventative and corrective maintenance of airport screening equipment is inadequate.
- Before You Fly: The Transportation Security Administration and People with Visual Impairments. Ingber, Janet // Accessworld: Technology for Consumers with Visual Impairments;Sep2012, Vol. 13 Issue 9, p4
The article explains the general screening procedures of the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) for air travelers. The process starts with ID check, then placing personal items onto a bin on a conveyor belt, and then walking through a metal detector. The procedures for screening...
- Mid-Sized X-ray System on TSA Qualified List. // Airport Security Report;3/24/2010, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p6
The article reports that Smiths Detection's HI-SCAN 130130T-2is X-ray inspection system has been added at the Air Cargo Screening Qualified Technology List (ACSQTL) by the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA). The system offers operators with two views of all scanned items enabling...