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Leidos Algorithm for TSA Prohibited Item Detection Moves to Certification Phase

A new Automatic Prohibited Item Detection (APID) machine learning-based algorithm for identifying non-explosive weapons and other items prohibited aboard commercial aircraft will now move into the certification and qualification process, following successful testing at Las Vegas’ McCarran International Airport earlier this year. APID is intended to integrate with existing CT X-ray …

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Liberty Defense Holdings to Commercialize DHS-Financed Screening Tech

DHS Science

Liberty Defense Holdings has been licensed to commercialize a pair of screening systems sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). DHS said Tuesday that it funded the Shoe Scanner and the High Definition - Advanced Imaging Technology (HD-AIT), which are developed by the Department of Energy's (DOE) Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

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DHS Honored for Immersive Surveillance System

The Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate received an award in recognition of a certain government-funded surveillance system. DHS said Tuesday that it garnered the R&D 100 Award for the Immersive Imaging System, a situational awareness tool designed to provide 360-degree surveillance coverage with high-resolution imagery.

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