DHS S&T Screening at Speed Program received the Federal Laboratory Consortium’s (FLC) Interagency Partnership Award for their collaborative work to develop and commercialize the High Definition-Advanced Imaging Technology (HD-AIT) and Shoe Scanner systems for air travelers.
To protect the American people from exposure to Coronavirus (COVID-19), Acting Secretary Chad F. Wolf issued instructions supplementing a decision issued on January 31, 2020 directing all flights from specified countries to be routed through designated U.S. airports where the government is focusing public health resources.
DHS S&T has awarded $1,656,206.00 to Halo X-ray Technologies Ltd (HXT) in Nottingham, UK, to develop and implement an automatic threat resolution system for use with X-ray imaging of carry-on and checked baggage.
The Surface Transportation Explosive Threat Detection Program’s goal is to provide the surface transportation end-user community with a layered and integrated capability to safely detect potential threat items in unstructured crowds, while maintaining individual privacy.
The Screening at Speed (SaS) Program is pursuing transformative R&D activities that support a future vision for increasing security effectiveness while dramatically reducing wait times and improving the passenger experience.