Smiths Detection today announced that its HI SCAN 6040 CTiX scanner has been certified by the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) under the Accessible Property Screening System (APSS) program to detection standard 6.2, Level 1.
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Adding the detection standard 6.2, Level 1 capability to the HI-SCAN 6040 CTiX scanner will permit the scanner to operate at an enhanced level with lower false alarm rates. The HI-SCAN 6040 CTiX utilises Computer Tomography (CT) technology to deliver a very high level of detection. By generating 3D images in real-time, HI-SCAN 6040 CTiX operators can inspect baggage at every angle to make more precise assessments on bag contents.
Shan Hood, President of Smiths Detection Inc. said: “We’re delighted to have achieved this certification, which highlights our commitment to ensuring our detection equipment and technology meets the highest operating standards.
"The HI-SCAN 6040 CTiX offers the advanced screening of carry-on baggage, improving security, reducing the burden on operators, and giving passengers piece of mind, making it a key piece of equipment for tackling current and future threats.”