MICRO-EXPRESSIONS: FACT OR FICTION?

MICRO-EXPRESSIONS: FACT OR FICTION?

As an increasing number of industries, including aviation, are taking steps to incorporate behaviour detection within their security programmes, regulators are in search of academically-substantiated proof that the techniques being offered can indeed identify those with negative intent. For decades, many have promulgated the case for the identification of micro-expressions, primarily relying on the 1970s…

BEHAVIOUR DETECTION TECHNOLOGY: SCREENING ON THE GO

BEHAVIOUR DETECTION TECHNOLOGY: SCREENING ON THE GO

How will behaviour detection technology transform the future of airports? Aviation security stakeholders are making substantial investments in new technologies in order to predict criminality and get ahead of those with malintent. Behaviour detection technology, therefore, has the potential to revolutionise our approach to security. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is in the process of…

Powders: understanding the threat

Powders: understanding the threat

Restrictions on the carriage of powders in cabin baggage have been imposed by several regulators and, as always, as a consequence of a terrorist plot. Alejandra Gentil explores the question that was left hanging: what threat do powders actually pose to aviation? Many travellers in Australia, New Zealand and the United States were surprised in…

CCTV: in focus

CCTV: in focus

Detect: In order to detect, the target shall represent not less than 10% of screen height (both PAL and NTSC resolution), or more than 40mm per pixel = Min. 25ppm Recognise: To recognise, the target shall represent not less than 50% (PAL) and 60% (NTSC) of screen height, or more than 8mm per pixel =…