Smiths Detection has opened a Technology Studio
at its headquarters in Maryland, USA.
The studio will be used to demonstrate the
company’s range of cutting-edge screening and detection solutions,
as well as provide a venue to showcase innovative digital concepts
to customers and partners.
Shan Hood, President of SDI, said, “The new
Technology Studio is an opportunity for customers, regulators,
government agencies, and policy makers to see the wide array of
threat detection and screening technologies Smiths Detection
makes. It also gives our communities an opportunity to learn how
our innovative technology and digital solutions can help make the
world safer today and into the future.”
The Technology Studio features and highlights
Smiths Detection’s technologies, such as:
HI-SCAN 6040 CTiX (pictured) – latest generation of
aviation checkpoint scanners that use Computed Tomography (CT)
technology. A recent $96.8 million order by the TSA will see this
leading-edge technology in airports across the US.
HI-SCAN 180180-2is pro – X-ray scanner designed
for the inspection of large scale consolidated and palletised
CTX 9800 DSi – ECAC Standard 3 approved and TSA
certified explosives detection system (EDS) suitable for
identifying threats in checked baggage and cargo packages.
HCV Product Line – Mobile, drive-through and
rail car X-ray scanners for freight, trucks and other vehicles.
Target-ID/HazMatID Elite – infrared hand-held
chemical identifiers used by defence agencies and emergency
responders to identify suspected hazardous or dangerous
ACE-ID – an analyzer that uses laser Raman
spectroscopy to identify unknown substances through clear plastic
IONSCAN 600 – a portable Ion Mobility
Spectrometry (IMS) system used in airports, government buildings
and cargo facilities to detect and identify trace amounts of
suspected explosives and narcotics.
B-SCAN – a transmission X-ray people screener
that correctional agencies utilize to thwart contraband smuggling.
LCD Product Line – wearable sensors that alert
military personnel, police and hazmat responders to the presences
of toxic substances and dangerous chemicals.