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Thales Acquires Gemalto

Thales has completed the acquisition of Gemalto for €4.8 billion. Gemalto, a global leader in digital identification and data protection, will form one of Thales’s seven global divisions, to be named Digital Identity and Security.

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SelfPass Biometric Solution Trialled at Dublin and Bristol Airports

Bristol Airport and Dublin Airport have implemented Collins Aerospace’s SelfPass biometric technology. The solution is believed to be the first to enable passengers to use a single enrolment in multiple countries. At Bristol, the trial will biometrically enable multiple touchpoints, including check-in, self-bag drop, security and boarding gates. The trial will be extended to include…

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Fotech Launches Security Management Platform

Fotech has launched a security management platform that allows for comprehensive monitoring of physical perimeters. The security management platform is based on advanced fibreoptic Distributed Acoustic Sensor technology. Fotech’s security management platform combines a variety of digital technologies such as photonics, artificial intelligence and edge computing to deliver comprehensive 24/7 monitoring.

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Buenos Aires’ Ezeiza and Milan’s Airports Select Smiths

Smiths Detection’s supplier, Dainippon, has received an order worth $4.2 million (c. £3.2 million) to supply HI-SCAN XCT 10080, an explosives detection system (EDS), for Ezeiza International Airport in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Additionally, Smiths has received an order to support the upgrade to ECAC Standard 3 EDS at Malpensa and Linate Airports in Milan. The…

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Smiths’ iCMORE Weapon Detection Capability

Smiths Detection has added weapon detection to the iCMORE family of object recognition algorithms. iCMORE offers automatic detection of a list of dangerous, prohibited and contraband goods and now offers automatic detection of handguns (pistols, revolvers), gun parts, flick and fixed-blade knives (min. length ~6cm). It is available for the HI-SCAN 6040aTiX and HI-SCAN 6040-2is…

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Rapiscan Launches MP100 Portable Radiation Detection System

Rapiscan Systems launched its new MP100 Portable Radiation Monitoring Detection system. The MP100 systems are lightweight, high-performance, easy-to-use monitoring systems housed in compact commercial backpacks. All the MP100 systems are designed for use in portable, mobile, or fixed position. They are designed specifically to screen for radiological and nuclear threats with high sensitivity, and can…

ICTS’ SmartApp In Bangkok And Manila

ICTS’ SmartApp In Bangkok And Manila

ICTS Europe Systems has announced that its cloud-based SmartApp is now available for Air Asia passenger use at Don Mueang International Airport in Bangkok, Thailand – Air Asia’s main hub – and will soon be available at Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila, Philippines. The SmartApp is fully integrated with TravelDoc and is easy to…

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SITA Deployed at Ramon Airport

SITA has provided communication and passenger processing systems at Israel’s new Ramon Airport, which opened in January 2019. The system was implemented in the airport before its opening date. SITA’s communication system will allow stakeholders to exchange operational information. The technology includes SITA’s BagMessage system, which provides airports and airlines with a clear view of…

Siemens Smart Infrastructure Implemented at Catania Airport

Siemens Smart Infrastructure Implemented at Catania Airport

Catania Airport has announced that it has introduced Siemens integrated building automation to increase security levels and monitor overall energy consumption. The implementation included a complete migration of the CCTV analogue monitoring system to the Siveillance digital platform, as well as the installation of 250 full HD digital video cameras, added to the 180 already…

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Astrophysics Launches a Multi-View CT Cargo System

Astrophysics Inc., has announced the introduction of its Multi-View CT cargo system for screening medium-to-high density cargo. The Multi-View CT combines multi-view radiographic transmission (X-ray) with 3D computed tomography (CT) to examine complex and cluttered pallets. The system is powered by a 450kV generator that provides contrast screening of dense cargo. The clarity of the…