CONTENT PREVIEW
Security

Thales explores possibilities with Micro-X

03 April 2019

Thales Group and Micro-X have formed an alliance to sell the latter’s mobile backscatter imager and develop a new airport checkpoint security system.

Micro-X has developed a range of products based on its carbon nanotube emitter technologies, which enable the miniaturisation of x-ray applications for security and medical use.

The Australian company recently demonstrated its dual backscatter, transmission x-ray imaging system at the UK government-organised Future Airport Security Solutions (FASS) showcase that was held in London in January. It enables the detection of explosives hidden in consumer electronics. According to Micro-X, Heathrow Airport has shown interest in the system with a view to developing a self-service screening process.

Want to read more? For analysis on this article and access to all our insight content, please enquire about our subscription options at ihs.com/contact



(132 of 187 words)
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT