Smiths Detection Wins Innovation Award for HI-SCAN 10080 XCT X-Ray Scanner

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Monday, 28 October 2013

Smiths Detection has won the Best Innovator award, from the Airport Operators Association, for the development of its automatic explosives detection X-ray system HI-SCAN 10080 XCT.

The prestigious award was presented at the AOA annual conference in London.

Nominees in the Best Innovator category had to demonstrate how their product or service would satisfy strict criteria, including: meeting an airports particular needs and requirements, delivering an innovation solution to a defined need, and adding value to the airport and the services that it offers.

The HI-SCAN 10080 XCT is an high-speed checked baggage detection system, developed to fulfill the requirements of security authorities, airport operators and integrators. It is currently the only explosives detection system which has achieved both TSA laboratory certification and EU Standard 3 approval.

HI-SCAN 10080 XCT uses a dual-energy X-ray line scanner and full 3D volumetric Computed Tomography (CT) imaging and reconstruction. It has a belt speed of 0.5 m/sec and accepts a baggage size of 100 x 80 cm.

Andrew Lee, Managing Director of Smiths Detection UK, said, This award is a major achievement that recognises our considerable investment in the systems advanced technologies. The HI-SCAN 10080 XCTis the worlds leading technology solution to meet the new Standard 3 Hold Baggage Screening requirements that will be effective from 2018. We have developed HI-SCAN 10080 XCTto provide the most economical solution for airport hold baggage screening requirements combining high baggage throughput rates with advanced technology screening capability.

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