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Smiths Detection opens Technology Studio

Posted 17 September 2019 · Add Comment

Smiths Detection Inc. (SDI) has created a new Technology Studio at its Americas headquarters, located in Edgewood, Maryland.



Above:
Opening of the Technology Studio.
Courtesy Smiths Detection


The Studio has been established to demonstrate the company’s range of advanced 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, including:

HI-SCAN 6040 CTiX – 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 goods, ideal for cargo inspection.

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 substances.

ACE-ID – an analyser that uses laser Raman spectroscopy to identify unknown substances through clear plastic and glass.

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 utilise 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.

 

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