TSA Releases Final RFP for CT at the Checkpoint The Transportation Security Administration on Feb. 5 released its final Request for Proposals for vendors bidding on the agency’s program to introduce computed tomography (CT)-based scanning systems to screen carry-on bags at airport checkpoints in ...

OSI Systems Nabs $7M for RTT Systems OSI Systems [OSIS] says its Rapiscan Systems division has received a $7 million order from an airport in Europe for multiple unites of its RTT 110 explosive detection system to automatically screen checked bags for explosives. The company says the order expands ...

Cathay Pacific Using Biometric Platform from Vision-Box for Paperless Travel at Schiphol Vision-Box says its facial recognition-based self-boarding solution is now being used by passengers of Cathay Pacific airlines at Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport, part of the airport’s plan to offer a ...

A congressional spending deal for the Department of Homeland Security didn’t give President Donald Trump near what he wanted to fund a physical wall along the southern border, but budget negotiators agreed to hefty increases overall in border security, particularly to inspect vehicles and cargo ...

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Customs and Border Protection says the use of facial recognition technology at an entry processing station at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York identified an impostor attempting to use a U.S. passport to enter the country on a flight from Mexico City. CBP says the technology, ...