TSA asks industry for new airport security enabling technologies for future passenger screening self-check

U.S. airport security experts are approaching industry for new ways of enabling airport passengers to screen themselves, writes John Keller for Military & Aerospace Electronics.

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WASHINGTON – U.S. airport security experts are approaching industry for new ways of enabling airport passengers to screen themselves, similarly to self-checkout at grocery stores, to enhance aviation security, reduce passenger wait times, and improve the passenger experience, writes John Keller for Military & Aerospace ElectronicsContinue reading original article

The Intelligent Aerospace take:

November 12, 2019- DHS is exploring ideas to bring similar concepts to the passenger screening process by collaborating with passengers and screening authorities to make security lines and X-ray machines a single-step process.

DHS experts also want to enable passengers to receive personalized alarms while they are in the security line to avoid delays from unexpected security machine alarms.

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Jamie Whitney, Associate Editor
Intelligent Aerospace

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