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2009-07-30 09:00:00

CLEVELAND, July 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today that it will begin testing two types of advanced imaging technology at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport. Imaging technologies quickly and unobtrusively screen passengers for metallic and nonmetallic threats without physical contact. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090401/TSALOGO) Millimeter wave and backscatter imaging technologies provide enhanced detection...

2008-10-02 06:15:00

By Benjamin Spillman By BENJAMIN SPILLMAN REVIEW-JOURNAL Managers of McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas on Tuesday unveiled two additions in a series of upgrades that will help the airport reach its maximum capacity of about 53 million arriving and departing passengers annually. The changes included a new wing to the D Concourse and 12 new security lanes that will make it easier for passengers to get from ticketing to the C Gates, the departure point for most Southwest Airlines...

2008-09-12 18:00:24

By KEVIN TURNER The Transportation Security Administration will soon be bringing a device to the Jacksonville International Airport that will scan a passenger's entire body in a search for weapons or explosives. TSA Federal Security Director Edward Goodwin said Thursday the airport expects a millimeter-wave scanner within the next two weeks. The technology, also called a whole body imaging machine, gives a fuzzy, sonar-like image of what a passenger has under his or her clothing. "It's a...

2008-08-04 18:00:39

By Ina Paiva Cordle 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...

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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