S&T is pursuing transformative research and development activities that support a future vision for increasing security effectiveness while dramatically reducing wait times and improving the overall passenger experience.
DHS S&T works closely with first responders, academia, research and development organizations, industry, innovators and venture capitalists to use science to help strengthen our first responders and the nation. Check out our infographic to learn more on how S&T is helping protect our homeland.
Do you ever wonder why you stand in line at the airport checkpoint, and what those machines are doing? Well, they are looking for, among other things, explosives.
DHS S&T awarded $189,863 today to iProov Ltd. of London, England, to improve the screening process for international passengers. This is the first award to an international company from S&T’s Silicon Valley Innovation Program.
The Department of Homeland (DHS) Security Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) is heading to South by Southwest (SXSW) to discuss a potential new proving ground for smart city technology – airports.
The Port of Entry – People Screening program is a multi-year effort within DHS S&T that will increase Customs and Border Protection’s capability to expedite and strengthen the screening of travelers entering the United States.
S&T evaluates biometric collection technologies, algorithm evaluations, and conducting experiments to identify processes and technology to accurately and efficiently track the entry and exit of the traveling public
Today, Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly announced enhanced security screening measures for all commercial flights to the United States.
The United States and the global aviation community face an adaptive and agile enemy. Terrorist groups continue to target passenger aircraft, and we have seen a “spider web” of threats to commercial aviation as terrorist pursue new attack methods. Based on these concerns, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is working to raise the baseline of global aviation security to keep the traveling public safe, in coordination with our international partners.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is working to raise the baseline for aviation security across the globe by implementing enhanced security measures, both seen and unseen, at all last-point-of-departure airports in 105 countries around world. These measures will be implemented in phases, in coordination with our international partners.