Security

Panasonic iris recognition reader installed at Heathrow

Panasonic iris recognition reader installed at Heathrow

‘Project Iris’, the project to install Panasonic Iris Recognition readers at London Heathrow, has improved passenger flow and eased congestion in the airport’s immigration halls.

ESRIF’s progress towards further security research and development

The European Security Research and Innovation Forum (ESRIF) produced an intermediate report in September emphasising greater collaboration between its stakeholders in research and development, in order to create innovative solutions that will change security processes. Louise Driscoll spoke with Eleanor Travers, from ESRIF’s Working Group 2, dealing with the security of Critical Infrastructure, and MD of Transport Security Solutions Ltd, to report on its progress.

Smiths Detection launches people-screening innovation ‘eqo’

Small footprint, open scan area, ease of use. With the new eqo system, Smiths Detection brings clear benefits for passengers, airport operators and screeners.

UK deployment of Advanced Checkpoint X-Ray System

EU Trial To Pave Way for Relaxation of EU Cabin Baggage Restrictions

EC working actively with US, Canada and Australia on LAGs exemption

Singapore remains the only country to have been granted exemption from the rules on the carriage of liquids, aerosols and gels (LAGs) by passengers transiting at EU airports. The European Commission is in contact with several third countries, however, not all of them have fully understood the requirements to be fulfilled. Ross Falconer spoke with Eckard Seebohm, Head of Aviation Security Unit, DG-TREN, European Commission.