Screening

Screening

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,...
batteries

With more people using battery packs, such as those in drones, cameras, or simply power bricks to charge the many devices we own, it’s...
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...

For the first time, facial recognition technology will ever be used at the Olympic Games. A large-scale facial recognition system will be used to...
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...
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...
surveillance

New deep learning techniques have enabled us to analyze video footage more quickly and cheaply than ever before, and a larger number of companies...
smartphone

Law enforcement teams can now determine if someone is carrying a weapon or explosive - all without the need for a physical search -...
tech giant

Amazon has been urged to stop marketing a powerful facial recognition tool to police. The American Civil Liberties Union and other privacy activists are...
vehicle

Automated license plate readers (ALPRs) are a specialized camera often mounted on police cars that can scan at speeds of up to 60 plates...
border crossings

A virtual border agent kiosk was developed to interview travelers at airports and border crossings. The technology can detect deception to flag human security...
explosive

The development of sensors for explosives such as TNT is of huge interest. TNT is an explosive material widely used for military, industrial, and...
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...
drone

DJI has teamed up with thermal imaging specialists FLIR to launch a new two-lensed camera system. The double-eyed drone enables drones to break new ground...
radar

Mosquitoes have claimed more human lives than all wars combined – their infectious bites still cause more than 1 million deaths each year, according...
border

By Arie Egozi Israel sells its border security technologies worldwide, but our own borders are being breached. This morning, a serious disaster was thwarted when...
identity verification

A portable Identity verification is one of law enforcement’s most pressing needs. The sooner police officers can identify suspected dangerous people, the lower the...
big data

Along the huge advantages of big data as a source of efficient, real-time insights for the benefit of commercial and security sector applications, this...
weapon detection

New security tools are needed to prevent the types of mass shootings that have become endemic to US culture in recent years. With policymakers...
airport security

Recent worldwide terrorist attacks have demonstrated that the ticketing/check-in areas and security checkpoints of airports are targets of interest for terrorists.  The US Department...
panoramic thermal imaging

Sometimes there is a need to cover a wide horizontal field of view in the imaging. The commercial solutions for providing broad panoramic thermal...