Pistole Says That AIT Pilot with Target Recognition Algorithms Was Successful

June 2011
TR2: Terror Response Technology Report;6/8/2011, Vol. 7 Issue 12, p2
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The article discusses the successful pilot test that incorporated automatic target recognition (ATR) algorithms on whole imagers deployed at airports in the U.S. The ATR feature presents a generic outline of a person and highlights areas where a potential threat is hidden on the individual. John Pistole of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) informs the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Transportation Security that the AIT technology is the best so far in detecting non-metallic threats hidden in a passengers' clothing.


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