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New Tech Simplifies Security Through Miami International Airport

by Angelique Platas

Sep 2, 2020

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Miami International Airport installed seven state-of-the-art computed tomography scanners at six TSA checkpoints throughout the airport. Passengers can now leave electronic devices, including personal laptops and tablets, in their carry-on luggage when traveling through a lane with a CT scanner.

CT scanner technology creates a 3-D image rotating on three axes, allowing TSA officers a more thorough visual analysis in detecting explosive materials, including liquids. The new units are also smaller and more compact, allowing added space to accommodate travelers moving through the screening area.

“These new scanners from the TSA are helping us streamline and expedite the screening process for our passengers, at a time in air travel when a smooth flowing checkpoint has never been more important,” said Lester Sola, CEO and director, MIA. “We are proud to be among the first U.S. airports to receive this expansion of CT technology by the TSA.”

“TSA is committed to putting in place the best technology while also improving the screening experience,” said Daniel Ronan, federal security director, TSA, MIA. “CT technology enhances TSA’s threat detection capability through both automated detection and allowing our frontline workforce to use the 3-D feature to spin the image that triggered an alarm to ascertain if a threat is present without opening the bag.”

Read more about CT technology on the TSA website.

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