Will Artificial Intelligence Replace Airport Security?

Will Artificial Intelligence Replace Airport Security?

Checking travelers property at airports demands skilled staff. A startup will develop a proof-of-concept for an artificial intelligence (AI)-based object recognition capability for the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA), that could greatly enhance security checkpoint operations. The focus of this...
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MIA unveils new automated baggage handling system

MIA unveils new automated baggage handling system

Miami-Dade County and Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officials hosted a media tour of Miami International Airport’s new state-of-the-art, fully automated baggage handling system. The new $324-million system, funded in part by a $101.2-millio...
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TSA Sets Up ‘Innovation Checkpoint’ at Las Vegas Airport To Test Security Tech

TSA Sets Up ‘Innovation Checkpoint’ at Las Vegas Airport To Test Security Tech

Among the technology being tested at a TSA checkpoint in Vegas: computed tomography machines, credential authentication technology for faster ID checks and a new body scanner. The Las Vegas airport has become a “petri dish” for testing out new security...
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TSA Found Record-Setting Number of Guns at Airports in 2018

TSA Found Record-Setting Number of Guns at Airports in 2018

 The Transportation Security Administration marked what it called a “milestone year” with the release of its “TSA Year in Review: A Record Setting 2018” on Thursday. Among other statistics, the agency reported that a record-setting number of firearm...
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US Sen. Warner: Air safety, security in jeopardy as shutdown lingers

US Sen. Warner: Air safety, security in jeopardy as shutdown lingers

US Sen. Mark Warner (D-Virginia) warned of dire consequences for the air travel system if thousands of FAA workers, air traffic controllers and Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agents miss their second paycheck, as the ongoing partial government ...
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No-Show TSA Agents Increase, Screening Checkpoints Closed

No-Show TSA Agents Increase, Screening Checkpoints Closed

Travelers are seeing longer lines, closed screening checkpoints and fewer TSA agents at airports around the country as the government shutdown drags into its fourth week with no end in sight. The Transportation Security Administration reported a national absen...
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TSA Warns 2018 Thanksgiving Travel Will Be Unprecedented

TSA Warns 2018 Thanksgiving Travel Will Be Unprecedented

Travel experts are already predicting the busiest Thanksgiving season at the airport on record. The Transportation Security Administration is projecting the holiday will see 25 million travelers, 7 percent more people flying than last year. The traveling perio...
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TSA Announces Plan for Facial Recognition at Security Checkpoints

TSA Announces Plan for Facial Recognition at Security Checkpoints

The Transportation Security Administration announced Monday its plan to expand the use of biometrics technology at airport security checkpoints. The TSA Biometrics Roadmap for Aviation Security and the Passenger Experience outlines TSA’s four main goals for ...
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New Scanner to Offer Less Strict Security Checks at Airports Perimeter Security

New Scanner to Offer Less Strict Security Checks at Airports Perimeter Security

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) plans to test computed tomography scanners (CT), a state-of-the-art 3-D technology at select U.S. airport checkpoints. The new technology intends to enhance critical explosives and other threat items detection c...
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American Airlines and TSA test new bag-screening tech

American Airlines and TSA test new bag-screening tech

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is working with American Airlines to trial a new baggage scanner at the Terminal 8 security checkpoint at New York JFK airport. The new computed tomography (CT) scanner is an evolution of the existing 2D...
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