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Smiths Detection Enhances IONSCAN 600 Trace Detection Solution Capability To Detect Synthetic Cannabinoids

Smiths Detection, a globally renowned threat detection and security technology solutions company, has announced that it has developed the capability to detect synthetic cannabinoids, commonly known as Spice or K2, with its IONSCAN 600 trace detection solution. Detecting synthetic cannabinoids This development comes following an extensive R&D process and testing trials with major correctional institutions around the world and expands the IONSCAN 600 existing detection library of explosives...

Smiths Detection HI-SCAN 5030 X-Ray Inspection System To Enhance Security Screening Operations

Smiths Detection announces its newest X-ray inspection system, HI-SCAN 5030C, that addresses a critical gap in commercial security screening solutions with its optimal size, durability and mobility. Combined with a HiTraX 3 electronic platform for superior image quality, the HI-SCAN 5030C is specifically designed to enhance security screening operations from courthouses to corporate campuses. Its compact size and lightweight construction enable it to fit seamlessly into checkpoints and mailroom...

Smiths Detection Explores Biometric Solutions For Airport Security Checkpoints

Technology is expanding passenger screening functions and other capabilities at airport security checkpoints. For example, Smiths Detection is exploring the concept of a security checkpoint that integrates biometric identity management with screening solutions, says Richard Thompson, Global Market Director Aviation, Smiths Detection. Biometrics is the “unique identifier’” for passengers, and through integration of biometrics directly into the checkpoint, passengers can be matc...

Smiths Detection Showcases Biometric Checkpoint Solution At Inter Airport Europe 2019

Global threat detection and security technologies company, Smiths Detection is showcasing for the first time an integrated checkpoint solution at inter airport Europe 2019, which harnesses biometric technology to enable risk-based screening practices. With air passenger growth predicted to double by 2037, the aviation industry will be challenged to support this capacity growth while providing operational efficiencies and meeting shifting passenger expectations of the airport experience. To cope...

Smiths Detection’s Dual-View HI-SCAN 180180-2is Pro Qualifies For TSA’s Air Cargo Screening Technology List

HI-SCAN 180180-2is pro’s optimized footprint, which is smaller than earlier versions, frees up floor space Smiths Detection Inc. (SDI) announced that its advanced dual-view X-ray cargo scanner, the HI-SCAN 180180-2is pro, has become its latest system to be accepted into the qualified section of the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) Air Cargo Screening Technology List (ACSTL). Reliable Image Evaluation Based on a dual-view concept, the HI-SCAN 180180-...

Department Of Homeland Security Announces Delivery Of Smiths Detection RadSeeker Featuring Symetrica's OEM Discovery Technology Sub-System

RadSeeker is the result of several years of collaboration between Symetrica and Smiths Detection to develop a next-generation RIID Symetrica announces that the first regular shipments of the Smiths Detection RadSeeker featuring Symetrica's OEM Discovery Technology Sub-System will begin this fall as the first part of a contract with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Deliveries will run into early 2018, as the first major installment of the IDIQ (indefinite delivery /...

Smiths Detection Announces Five-year Contract To Supply X-ray Scanners To U.S. Customs And Border Protection

The advanced scanners will cover a range of operations from screening baggages to examining cargo for contraband Smiths Detection Inc. recently announced a five-year contract to supply X-ray scanners to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) for its non-intrusive inspection program, aimed at protecting points of entry by land, air or sea. The advanced scanners will cover a range of operations, from screening passenger baggage to examining cargo for contraband, including nar...

Smiths Detection To Unveil IONSCAN 600 Trace Explosives Detector At ASIS International 2014

Smiths’ IONSCAN 600 is the next generation portable desktop explosives detector for use in global aviation and infrastructure security Smiths Detection will unveil the IONSCAN 600, its next generation portable desktop explosives trace detector for use in global aviation and infrastructure security, at the ASIS International 60th Annual Seminar and Exhibits on Tuesday, September 30th at 10:00 AM during a press conference. The IONSCAN 600’s simplified software, cost...

Smiths Detection’s IONSCAN 500DT Included Among “Qualified” Technologies For Explosive Trace Detection On TSA ACSTL

Smiths Detection’s IONSCAN 500DT meets new procurement guidelines that took effect on January 1, 2014 Smiths Detection’s IONSCAN 500DT is included among “qualified” technologies for Explosive Trace Detection on the TSA Air Cargo Screening Technology Lists (ACSTL) and meets new procurement guidelines that took effect on January 1, 2014. A reliable trace detection system used to screen cargo, packages or baggage, the IONSCAN 500DT uses Ion Mobility Spect...

Smiths Detection Mobile X-ray Cargo Screening Systems To Enhance Security At Canada Border Services Agency

The HCVM Z60 NA is a high energy scanner used to inspect vehicles for weapons, explosives and narcotics Smiths Detection has won a follow-on order for over $8 million to supply mobile X-ray cargo screening systems to the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA). The systems will be installed this year at selected sites to help enhance border screening. The HCVM Z60 NA is a high energy scanner used to inspect trucks, other vehicles and containers for weapons, explosives and narcot...

Smiths Detection Receives $14.1 Million Order From The Department Of Homeland Security

Smiths Detection will maintain X-ray cargo scanners deployed by U.S. Customs and Border Protection Smiths Detection recently announced a $14.1 million order from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for supplies, parts and services to maintain X-ray cargo scanners deployed by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). The maintenance will be performed on HCVM and HCVG scanners, high energy systems that screen vehicles and freight for explosives and contraband at ports and...

Smiths Detection’s HazMatID Elite Units Bought By U.S. Law Enforcement Agency

The Elite provides emergency response teams with on-scene capability to identify unknown substances One of the largest state law enforcement agencies in the U.S. has bought the first of Smiths Detection’s new HazMatID Elite units, a handheld device that detects and identifies explosives, chemical warfare agents, toxic industrials and narcotics. The Elite, which provides emergency response teams with on-scene capability to quickly identify unknown substances, was bought...