posted on Jan, 1 2010 @ 04:36 PM
with all the talk of these Airport Scanners and their Privacy Issues, Health Issues Etc, I thought it would be good to provide some technical Info on
The following brands are mentioned on MSM as being supplied at various Airports around the world today.
Some sites I could not get access to specific details and this was a bit strange as surely we should all have the right to see the full specs of these
"ProVision"has been mentioned on FOX and this is a branch of L3 Communications. I could only access so much information here which raised an
Now, i'm no expert about radiation etc, and I only took 20mins to put this together quickly, so there's much more digging to be done and lots more
that can be added here.
No ionizing radiation used
No Ionising Radiation used in the Safety section of this particular Scanner.
This same Scanner is also listed here under L3 Communications, although theres a link on their website that says, "you are not authorised to view
this page". This link is here
Rapiscan WaveScan 200
And for those who are concerned about these machines revealing their entire bodies, I did find this scanner here, which does not reveal all!
although it looks like the TSA are not going with this model, even though it detects almost everything imaginable!
Anatomical details not revealed thereby reducing personal privacy concerns
Passive system — no transmission of radiation
Provides standoff detection of large explosives, liquids and gels
So why not just go with this model? Makes sense to me.
I'm sure there are other models out there, these were what I could dig up in a short amount of time. Happy Reading.
[edit on 1-1-2010 by grantbeed]