Smiths Detectionís HI-SCAN 6040 CTiX has been
approved for live baggage screening tests at two U.S. airports:
Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and St. Louis Lambert
International Airport (STL).
The tests are part of a larger TSA
initiative to install Computed Tomography (CT) scanners in
checkpoints at select U.S. airports.
The HI-SCAN 6040 CTiX has been
developed to enhance airport checkpoint screening measures and
processes. It integrates into current security lanes and
3D images which, combined with the capability of automatic
explosive detection, should eliminate the need to remove
electronic devices and liquids from carry-on baggage in the
Cameron Ritchie, Vice President, Technology &
Product Development at Smiths Detection Inc., said, ďSmiths
Detection is among the first companies to test CT-based checkpoint
scanners in U.S. airports. We have developed the HI-SCAN 6040 CTiX
based on our extensive experience serving both TSAís checkpoint
and checked baggage screening requirements. The HI-SCAN 6040 CTiX
is the result of applying Smiths Detectionís decades of global
aviation security experience to provide airports with improved
productivity, higher throughput and lower costs for checkpoint
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