Airport Security

Airport Security

x-ray screeninig

The emergence of homemade explosives has placed many challenges on aviation security screening. In an attempt to cope with the threats, the US Department of...

A new technology will enable airport security scanners to detect explosives in an improved method. A team of physicists at the University of Sussex,...
urban airspace

Passenger drones are trialling Dubai and Singapore, urban drone deliveries are taking off in Iceland and Switzerland, and companies around the world are refining...
airport passengers

The US Homeland Security Department is investing in machine learning technology that could help foreign countries increase airport security at zero cost. The agency’s Science...

Caltech engineers have managed to develop an algorithm that reliably re-routes incoming bird flocks, which could be invaluable to airports worldwide. According to the California...

With over 120 million passengers arriving in the US each year via hundreds of different airports, putting the right people in the right queues...

The Israel Airports Authority has recently established a special Cyber defense center in Ben-Gurion international airport. The decision to establish the dedicated center was made...

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) plans to test computed tomography scanners (CT), a state-of-the-art 3-D technology at select U.S. airport checkpoints. The new technology...
autonomous

A driverless all-terrain vehicle equipped with GPS and cameras trained to recognize animals is soon to join the security fleet at the Edmonton International...

One of the challenges faced by anti-UAV technology is how to neutralize threats when they emerge, with civil infrastructure like airports having restrictions that...

A new deep learning facial recognition technology has been unveiled recently. Jointly developed by Panasonic Business and the National University of Singapore, Face Server’s...

Air traffic controllers monitor take-offs, landings and ground traffic, while they also watch the runways and taxiways, ensuring that aircraft do not cross active...
airpor

A 3D millimeter wave scanner developed in China is marked as the most advanced security screening instrument in the nation. The device is a whole-body...

Cybersecurity giant McAfee investigated into underground and nefarious hacker marketplaces on the internet, the Dark Web. The company found that the access to an...
hand luggage

New scanners have been revolutionizing airport baggage check. Geneva Airport has been testing two new scanners that can check hand-luggage without passengers having to...

The US Air Force is seeking a small- to medium-sized vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) UAV for missions at Travis Air Force Base in...
face recognition

Face recognition is one of the most contentious areas in studies, because of issues of both privacy and race. Now it is claimed that...
control tower

While single remote tower control has already been deployed and has been considered a revolutionary concept of Air Traffic Management, the most significant impact...
anti drone

Airports worldwide have been facing a growing security challenge posed by drones. Drones approaching critical parts of an airport operation (such as the final...
airports

Airports around the globe are seeing dramatic increases in traffic, it increases complexity to ensure safe and reliable operations. A new smart airport technology...
drone pilots

The US FAA has clear-cut no-fly zones for drones, such as within five miles of most major airports, but drone pilots sometimes make mistakes...
facial recognition

Facial recognition has become a preferred security measure in China. An increasing number of Chinese airports are now using facial recognition systems to help...