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Thu, 14 April 2022

Incheon Airport Upgrades Security with HI-SCAN 6040 CTiX Scanners

(14 Apr 2022, 11:51 +07)  Smiths Detection has been awarded a contract to supply a suite of passenger baggage screening equipment at Incheon International Airports (ICN) Terminal 1.

Following a successful trial period, Smiths Detection will provide ten HI-SCAN 6040 CTiX scanners, which use Computed Tomography (CT) technology to generate 3D images that deliver a very high level of detection and low false alarm rates.

Nine iLane ASC automatic tray return system (ATRS) units will help increase baggage throughput and alleviate bottlenecks during the passenger screening process, especially during peak travel seasons. To accommodate specific local space requirements the units will be customised to allow for fire shutters to close through the lane in case of an emergency.

Smiths Detection HI-SCAN 6040 CTiX. Click to enlarge.
Smiths Detection HI-SCAN 6040 CTiX

Smiths Detection will also provide Checkpoint.Evoplus, an advanced checkpoint and screening management solution, to connect all X-ray units and operator workstations.

The introduction of Checkpoint.Evoplus will allow Incheon Airport to become one of the few leading international airports to conduct remote screening.

Smiths Detection will deliver a comprehensive training programme that includes face-to-face training for supervisors and operators as well as computer based HI-SCAN 6040 CTiX training, to ensure relevant stakeholders are able to utiltise the equipment and solutions to the optimal level.

Aurelien Guilbert, Smiths Detections Managing Director of North & South Asia, said, Were delighted to have been chosen by Incheon International Airport to supply a range of our products, continuing to deliver leading-edge technology for security and efficiency. Our technology will further enhance ICNs existing security measures while streamlining the passenger journey from check in to take off. As the travel industry continues its steady recovery there is no better time to introduce new security technology.

Incheon Airport previously awarded a contract to Smiths Detection to provide its high-speed explosives detection system (EDS) HI-SCAN 10080 XCT for hold baggage screening in 2021 and successfully trialed Smiths Detections Ultraviolet (UV) light tray disinfection kit in 2020 proven to kill up to 99.9% of microorganisms including coronaviruses.

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