Backscatter

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First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Report: Global market for detection equipment in airports worth more than $740M globally

According to a research note released earlier this week by Jared Bickenbach, security and building technologies analyst at IHS, a new study by the research firm found that the market for explosives, weapons and contraband (EWC) detection equipment for ... [Published Security Design & Technology - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

AUTOCLEAR

Autoclear is a global designer and manufacturer of leading advanced security screening security systems and equipment.Autoclear designs, builds and distributes best-in-class security screening systems that unite cutting-edge technology and user-friendliness ... [Published Construction Review Online - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

New Spectroscopy Study Results from Xidian University Described (Optimal dimensions of gold nanoshells for light backscattering and absorption based...

New Spectroscopy Study Results from Xidian University Described (Optimal dimensions of gold nanoshells for light backscattering and absorption based applications) By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Science Letter -- Research findings on Spectroscopy ... [Published Crawford Financial Planning - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 2 reports

Security Flaws in Rapiscan Full-Body Scanners

Security researchers have finally gotten their hands on a Rapiscan backscatter full-body scanner. The results aren't very good.Website with paper and images. News articles and commentary.Note that these machines have been replaced in US airports wi.. ... [Published Security Bloggers Network - Aug 27 2014]
Entities: Security, Backscatter
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Atmospheric aerosol measurements in São Paulo, Brazil

26 August 2014, SPIE Newsroom. DOI: 10.1117/2.1201408.005569Lidar (light detection and ranging) remote sensing techniques use lasers to measure distance to an illuminated target. Lidar instruments have several mapping applications and are used in a variety ... [Published OE Magazine - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Indicia for backscatter detection in portable radiological detectors

Embodiments of secondary backscatter indicia; digital radiography detectors and radiographic imaging apparatus using the same; and methods for using the same can detect a secondary backscatter condition for a radiation exposure. In one embodiment, a DR ... [Published Free Patents Online - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

High-powered optical module safety systems and methods

A method, optical module, and optical amplifier are configured to detect fiber discontinuities at or near a port from which high powered optical signals are input into a fiber span. These fiber discontinuities can include fiber pinches, and are detected ... [Published Free Patents Online - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Airport Scanners Make Your Privates Public But Miss Bombs

NEW YORK ( MainStreet ) Recent actions of the extremist Islamic State are heightening Americans' concern regarding acts of terror , and with such worries come more stringent airport security . Full body scanners with advanced imaging technologies have ... [Published Maple Shade Progress - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Full-body Scanners? One Day Entire Jetliners Might Be Scanned

Aug. 24--Some day security screening may not end when you board your plane.Rapiscan Systems, the Torrance-based security screening company, has applied for a patent for a giant scanning device that is bolted to a tractor that rolls along the outside of ... [Published AviationPros.com - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 8 reports

Naked full-body scanners failed to detect weapons: study

Erik Jepsen/U.C. San Diego Publications University of California, San Diego professor Hovav Shacham poses for a Rapiscan Secure 1000 body scanner bought by the university for a study.Not only did the body scanners at some U.S. airports expose a traveler’s ... [Published New York Daily News - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 5 reports

Ultra low power Wi-Fi using backscatter technology

ULTRA Low Power Wi-Fi could be a possibility in the near future with the development of a Wi-Fi reflector link.Currently, Wi-Fi technology requires every device to carry a transmitter, which drains a lot of power, making it ill-suited for smaller embedded ... [Published Ferret.com.au - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 12 reports

Researchers promote battery-free Wi-Fi technology

05:08 PM ET IDG News Service - The coming Internet of things (IoT) revolution may not run on batteries, but on power plucked from the air, according to researchers at the University of Washington. More specifically, a university computer science and engineering ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 06 2014]

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Report: Global market for detection equipment i... [Published Security Design & Technology - Aug 30 2014]
AUTOCLEAR [Published Construction Review Online - Aug 29 2014]
Best Practice for Water/Particle Separation [Published Engineering And Mining Journal - Aug 29 2014]
New Spectroscopy Study Results from Xidian Univ... [Published Crawford Financial Planning - Aug 28 2014]
PHILIPS : Patent Application Titled "Led Light ... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 28 2014]
Security Flaws in Rapiscan Full-Body Scanners [Published Security Bloggers Network - Aug 27 2014]
Security Flaws in Rapiscan Full-Body Scanners [Published Schneier on Security - Aug 27 2014]
Atmospheric aerosol measurements in São Paulo, ... [Published OE Magazine - Aug 26 2014]
Biometric Stock Directory Update; Global Biomet... [Published Scottrade - Aug 26 2014]
Biometric Stock Directory Update; Global Biomet... [Published Wall Street Select - Aug 26 2014]
Indicia for backscatter detection in portable r... [Published Free Patents Online - Aug 26 2014]
High-powered optical module safety systems and ... [Published Free Patents Online - Aug 26 2014]
NSA's ICREACH, hackable scanners and the Britis... [Published Federal Computer Week - Aug 25 2014]
Downtrend Call Working As American Science & En... [Published Comtex SmarTrend - Aug 25 2014]
Full-body Scanners? One Day Entire Jetliners Mi... [Published AviationPros.com - Aug 25 2014]
Airport Scanners Make Your Privates Public But ... [Published Maple Shade Progress - Aug 25 2014]
Over 500 gas plumes found to be bubbling up in ... [Published PhysOrg.com - Aug 25 2014]
Bruker Esprit Dynamics software enables high-re... [Published ASM International - Aug 25 2014]
Airport body scanner bought on eBay raises alarm [Published WorldNetDaily - Aug 23 2014]
Prospects for a space-based gravitational-wave ... [Published OE Magazine - Aug 23 2014]
Vindication for TSA Body-Scanning Crusader? [Published PC Magazine - Aug 22 2014]
Probing Local Strain at MX2–Metal Boundaries w... [Published Nano Letters - Aug 22 2014]
Researchers claim TSA 'nude' body scanners can ... [Published Russia Today - Aug 22 2014]
The Same Scanners That Let The TSA See Under Yo... [Published Business Insider - Aug 22 2014]
PRK with cross-linking markedly reduces keratoc... [Published Orthopedics Today - Aug 22 2014]
Airport Body Scanner Bought On EBay Raises Secu... [Published Red Orbit - Aug 22 2014]
EDITORIAL: The naked truth about airport screening [Published Washington Times - Aug 22 2014]
Asante Calcium Green and Asante Calcium Red—Nov... [Published Plosone.org - Aug 21 2014]
Researchers find security flaws in body X-ray s... [Published FierceHomelandSecurity - Aug 21 2014]
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Security Flaws in Rapiscan Full-Body Scanners [Published Security Bloggers Network - Aug 27 2014]
Security researchers have finally gotten their hands on a Rapiscan backscatter full-body scanner. The results aren't very good.Website with paper and images. News articles and commentary.Note that these machines have been replaced in US airports wi.. ...
Security Flaws in Rapiscan Full-Body Scanners [Published Schneier on Security - Aug 27 2014]
Security researchers have finally gotten their hands on a Rapiscan backscatter full-body scanner. The results aren't very good. Website with paper and images . News articles and commentary . Note that these machines have been replaced in ...
Researchers find security flaws in body X-ray s... [Published FierceHomelandSecurity - Aug 21 2014]
A team of university researchers said, in lab tests, they were able to hide firearms and other contraband from full-body, backscatter X-ray machines that were used at U.S. airports between 2009 and 2013. ...
Retired US airport body scanners fail to spot g... [Published PC World: Techlog - Aug 21 2014]
A type of body scanner in wide use across U.S. airports through last year fails to spot well-concealed weapons including guns and knives, computer security researchers contend. The Rapiscan Secure 1000 full body scanner provides only “weak protection ...
Sneaking weapons past body scanners is easier t... [Published Engadget - Aug 20 2014]
For a while now, folks have been discussing how Rapiscan backscatter X-ray machines used at various security checks can be easily duped. Since metal shows up as black shapes on the scan, it's quite easy to hide something on one's side, or attached ...
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