KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 20 -- Smiths Detection Inc has received a US$96.8 million award from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) for HI-SCAN 6040 CTiXs, Computed Tomography (CT) 3-D Scanners. (US$1 = RM4.18).
This multi-year contract was awarded under the TSA Advanced Technology X-ray programme, aiming to improve aviation efficiencies, passenger experiences and security.
The CTiX is Smiths Detection’s latest innovation in checkpoint security, able to automatically detect threats.
It examines baggage contents from every angle, generating precise 3D images to provide greater capability for TSA officers.
According to Smiths Detection, CTiX is also engineered to be easily upgraded to support TSA’s vision for future procurements, including advanced algorithm development and integration with automated screening lanes.
Part of Smiths Group, Smiths Detection is a global leader in threat detection and screening technologies, serving aviation, ports and borders, defence, government and commercial organisations.
More details at http://www.smithsdetection.com/