February 15, 2012 |
The internet is abuzz with posts, tweets and news articles regarding allegations that TSA officers required a passenger to go through a body scanner multiple times because she was attractive.First, I want to reassure all passengers that TSA does not...
January 23, 2012 |
Earlier today, Senator Rand Paul raised some questions about the screening process after going through one of TSA’s millimeter wave body scanners that use automated target recognition (ATR) technology. The ATR software displays the same generic...
April 30, 2010 |
Why did TSA decide to use backscatter instead of millimeter wave advanced imaging technology (AIT)?This is a question we’ve been getting a lot lately. The truth is we didn’t choose one over the other. We’re currently using both backscatter and...
February 10, 2010 |
A rumor is going around that Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan had an Advanced Imaging Technology (AIT) image of himself leaked by UK Security officers at Heathrow. This rumor, though juicy, is unfounded.TSA reached out to the UK's Department for...
January 13, 2010 |
It's being reported that the Advanced Imaging Technology (also known as body scanners) being used by TSA has the ability to store, print and export images.The truth is, the procurement specifications require these machines be capable of functioning...
November 06, 2009 |
This article has been receiving quite a bit of attention and it’s leading people to believe the Backscatter Advanced Imaging Technology (AIT) used by TSA emits terahertz radiation. Recent studies are showing that terahertz radiation may “unzip...
August 05, 2009 |
With all of the comments on the TSA Blog about this technology, I just had to share the link to this article.Check out this interesting read on Cleveland’s testing of new imaging technology: Full-body airport images not pretty, but not porn: Connie...
May 22, 2009 |
It’s tinfoil hat time. I’ll give you a couple of seconds to don your protective headwear and then I’ll begin.[Intermission Music ]OK. Let’s go… It’s been brought to our attention that the photos we provide of the millimeter wave (MMW) whole body...
May 19, 2009 |
This question keeps popping up on our blog as well as other forums around the internet. Will children be screened by Whole Body Imagers (WBI)?Yes and no.Anybody can opt out of WBI screening. Adults, children, Klingons, etc… If you opt out of WBI...
May 18, 2009 |
CNN has an article in the travel section today on Whole Body Imaging (WBI). Follow the link to read the article along with the many interesting comments.Airport security bares all, or does it?BobEoS Blog Team