Smiths Detection’s HI-SCAN 6040 CTiX X-ray scanner added to TSA’s mid-size QPL
(07 September 2022, 11:35+07)
Smiths Detection’s HI-SCAN 6040 CTiX x-ray scanner has been added to the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) Checkpoint Properties System (CPSS) Medium Qualified Product (QPL) list.
The TSA’s CPSS program is designed to replace the previous generation of X-ray scanners at US airports with the latest in computed tomography (CT) scanning technology.
The HI-SCAN 6040 CTiX is a computed tomography (CT) X-ray scanner producing high-resolution volumetric 3D images for faster baggage assessment, using both operator visual inspection and automated baggage recognition. objects, resulting in low false alarm rates.
The scanner allows electronics and liquids to remain in the bags, speeding passenger throughput, improving security and reducing touchpoints.
Smiths Detection HI-SCAN 6040 CTiX X-Ray Scanner
The mid-size configuration includes an automated baggage diverter at the decision point to route as suspect or cleared, further improving passenger throughput and the overall experience. The medium size option is one of three configurations available for the HI-SCAN 6040 CTiX.
As a qualified product on the QPL, the HI-SCAN 6040 CTiX is eligible for TSA purchase for mid-size systems.
Inder Reddy, President of Smiths Detection, said, “We are delighted to confirm that our HI-SCAN 6040 CTiX scanner has been added to the TSA’s Mid-Sized Qualified Product List. At Smiths Detection, our goal is simple – to provide the security, peace of mind and freedom of movement the world depends on – and it has never been more important. CT technology equips airports with powerful screening technology that enhances security, increases throughput and improves the passenger experience.
In 2019, Smiths Detection was awarded a contract to supply 300 Advanced Technology/Computed Tomography (AT/CT) checkpoint systems to US airports under the TSA’s AT/CT program.
Per the TSA contract, Smiths Detection manufactured 300 AT/CT systems in Edgewood, MD and installed them across the United States throughout the COVID19 pandemic.
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