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Tim Compston looks at the security techniques that are taking off at airports to pick up on suspicious items on passengers or in their baggage With the volume of passengers going through airports soaring at a prodigious rate and the ever-present threat of terrorism, operators are...

Smiths Detection has introduced the eagerly awaited HI-SCAN 6040 CTiX checkpoint scanner – the first to feature the company’s proprietary CT (Computed Tomography) scanning technology that eliminates the need to remove electronic devices and liquids from hand luggage Subject to approval from the appropriate local authorities,...

A team of European scientists have created a real-time, hand-held chemical sensor with stand-off detection capabilities that will increase airport safety, reduce car emissions, and combat unnecessary food wastage. The device can scan from a distance of up to 30 metres and is capable of instantaneous,...