Smiths Detection Wins London Gatwick Airport Contract

Smiths Detection, formerly Morpho Detection – Safran, announced a contract with London Gatwick Airport Limited to supply and service nine high-speed CTX 9800 DSi™ explosives detection systems (EDS). Following a successful trial in early 2016, Gatwick joins a growing number of UK airports leveraging Smiths Detection’s extensive expertise to expand and automate hold baggage explosives…

Toyota’s Acquisition of Vanderlande Completed

Toyota Industries Corporation’s acquisition of Vanderlande – the global market leader for value-added logistic process automation at airports ¬– has been completed. Originally announced in March, it has been confirmed that Vanderlande is now officially part of the TICO group. The transaction signifies TICO’s strategic ambition to increase its presence in automated material handling, and…

Leidos’ BEONTRA Selected by Keflavik Airport

Icelandic airport operator, Isavia has selected the BEONTRA Operational Terminal Prediction (OTP) tool from Leidos to help maximize the efficiency of its terminal operations at Keflavik Airport following a successful pilot project. BEONTRA OTP is a forecasting and prediction tool that can accurately improve resource planning throughout the airport. This is done using data consolidated…

ICTS Mobile Check-in Projects in Asia

ICTS’ innovative mobile check-in units use a smart, cloud-based check-in application that cuts passenger processing time and are integrated with TravelDoc. The mobile check-in units save on airport network costs and improve automation. The project has been expanded to Indira Ghandi International Airport in New Delhi, Manila Airport in the Philippines, and Jaipur Airport, Guwahati…

Digital Barriers European Framework Contract with G4S

Digital Barriers, a provider of visually intelligent solutions to the global surveillance, security and safety markets, has announced that it has secured a framework contract with G4S, one of the world’s largest security companies, for its ThruVis people screening technology. This framework contract will see G4S market, sell and support ThruVis throughout their operations in…

Eilat Changes Protocols for Screening Frequent Fliers

The Israel Airports Authority has implemented a new system that will replace the traditional questioning technique used on passengers who regularly travel to and from Eilat in southern Israel. Frequent passengers who register to use the system will receive a magnetic card on which their personal details are stored. Upon arriving at the airport, they…

Opgal Launches Opgal Eye-Q™

Opgal Optronic Industries Ltd., a global provider of thermal imaging, has launched Opgal Eye-Q™, an innovative approach to image processing that sets new standards for thermal image quality. Based on many years of algorithmic research and field experience, Opgal Eye-Q™ delivers a high-quality thermal image so clear that even the finest details are visible. Opgal…