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2008-07-29 09:00:53

MIAMI _ Travelers, be aware: Your full-blown image _ private parts and all _ could soon be visible to a security officer, on-screen, at an airport near you. A dozen airports nationwide have begun pilot-testing whole-body imaging machines, which reveal weapons and explosives concealed under layers of clothing. "It allows us to detect threat objects that are not metallic and that cannot be detected by metal detectors, and items that are sometimes missed even in a physical pat-down, in a...

2008-07-22 06:00:34

By Ina Paiva Cordle, The Miami Herald Jul. 22--Travelers, be aware: Your full-blown image -- private parts and all -- could soon be visible to a security officer, on-screen, at an airport near you. Miami International Airport is one of a dozen airports nationwide that have begun pilot-testing whole-body imaging machines, which reveal weapons and explosives concealed under layers of clothing. "It allows us to detect threat objects that are not metallic and that cannot be detected by...

2008-07-21 18:00:34

By Ken Kaye, South Florida Sun-Sentinel Jul. 21--A millimeter wave machine (Transportation Security Administration / ) Two new high-tech screening systems, which closely inspect passengers and their carry-on items, are being installed at airports across the nation, including those in South Florida, to tighten security and speed up the process. The Transportation Security Administration showcased the systems at Miami International Airport on Monday. One is the millimeter wave machine,...


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