Airport Security

Airport Security

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About 27% of Singapore’s national budget currently goes to security and national defense. In the face of rising and complex security threats, Singapore’s major...
terrorism

Asymmetric warfare, meaning conventional militaries combatting guerrilla and terrorist organizations, has long posed a challenge for states. New technology combining mobile platforms with the...

Protecting airports from the intrusion of small unmanned aerial systems has become a considerable challenge. A game-changing technology, based on a network of passive...

Manual authentication in airports means that passengers need to present different forms of ID such as boarding cards, booking reference numbers as well as...
explosives detection

In order to upgrade and improve airport security systems, the U.S. government and airport security experts are working to develop vendor-neutral software for explosives...
Robot

The British Army is about to obtain an impressive, advanced new explosive ordnance disposal robot with the ability to climb stairs, negotiate slopes of...
safe city

Artificial Intelligence (AI) will generate up to $2 trillion in additional value in supply chain and manufacturing, McKinsey & Co. estimates. Homeland security is...
airport security

The protection of passengers, staff and aircraft in the airport and its vicinities from crime, terror and other threats has always been on high...
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...

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