Security

London Southend Airport trials new cabin baggage screening equipment

London Southend Airport trials new cabin baggage screening equipment

London Southend Airport is trialling a new cabin baggage screening system to enhance the passenger journey. Where the equipment is being trialled, passengers will find they can leave liquids and laptops within their bags as they travel through security.

Gearing up for the post COVID-19 era: Improving hygiene standards by comprehensive disinfection

Gearing up for the post COVID-19 era: Improving hygiene standards by comprehensive disinfection

An interview with Prof. Zhiqiang Chen from Tsinghua University, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, NUCTECH. By Ross Falconer

IDEMIA and Sopra Steria chosen by eu-LISA to build shared Biometric Matching System for Schengen Area border protection

IDEMIA and Sopra Steria chosen by eu-LISA to build shared Biometric Matching System for Schengen Area border protection

The new European Entry-Exit System will meet the identification needs of Schengen Member States when implemented by 2022. The new system includes the biometric verification and identification of third-country nationals, based on facial image and four fingerprints, at all kinds of border crossing points, through a shared Biometric Matching System.

Checkpoint Insight Tool: facilitating effective, measurable and successful change in security checkpoints

Checkpoint Insight Tool: facilitating effective, measurable and successful change in security checkpoints

Point FWD has been developing and using its Security Checkpoint Insight Tool for over five years in its consultancy work for clients worldwide. It is now sharing this approach, in the form of an Android application, with airports, OEMs and security operators, enabling them to do their own process measurements.

Smiths Detection launches ultraviolet light kits capable of killing 99.9% of microorganisms on baggage trays

Smiths Detection launches ultraviolet light kits capable of killing 99.9% of microorganisms on baggage trays

Smiths Detection has launched new ultraviolet light kits capable of destroying up to 99.9% of microorganisms present on baggage trays at the security checkpoint. Demonstrating heightened hygiene standards will be important as airports seek to restore the confidence of travellers and staff during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.