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New technology for airport scanners – and about time

New technology for airport scanners – and about time

Written by on November 24, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Makers of scanners used in airports are testing new technology that could soon make taking liquids and laptops out of carry-on bags a thing of the past, speeding up security lines for passengers. Manufacturers such as Smiths Detection and L-3 Communications are developing and testing new scanners using computed tomography (CT) imaging, […]

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Is the end for the humble barcode?

Is the end for the humble barcode?

Written by on August 28, 2015 in News with 0 Comments

BERLIN (Reuters) – Growing demand for more information about the products we buy could mean the end of the simple barcode – the blocks of black and white stripes that adorn most objects for sale and are scanned five billion times a day. First used on a pack of Wrigley’s Juicy Fruit chewing gum in […]

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