Supplier Spotlight

News

AS&E introduces new Gemini parcel inspection systems

Left: Gemini generates two simultaneous images for comprehensive threat detetion.
The electronic clutter in the dual-energy transmission image (left)
obstructs views of the threats in the briefcase. The Z Backscatter image
(right) of the same briefcase exposes the Glock handgun and plastic and
liquid explosives.

 

American Science and Engineering Inc (AS&E), a leading worldwide supplier of innovative x-ray detection solutions, has announced the introduction of two new Gemini parcel inspection systems – Gemini 7555 and Gemini 100100. These solutions, along with the Gemini 6040, provide customers with a selection of systems to inspect everything from mail, baggage and break-bulk cargo within mailrooms, lobbies, checkpoints, airports, high threat facilities and other security sensitive areas.

Gemini continues to be the first and only conventional parcel inspection system to combine multiple technologies. AS&E’s proprietary Z Backscatter x-ray technology and dual-energy transmission allows operators to obtain the most information about the contents of a parcel. Operators simultaneously view two images, a Z Backscatter image and a dual-energy image, dramatically increasing the likelihood of finding hidden illegal materials. Gemini’s unique capability to detect both metallic and non-metallic threats – even in cluttered environments – makes it an invaluable inspection tool for security officials.

“With the introduction of additional Gemini systems, we are broadening our offering of the only proven multi-technology x-ray solution for screening parcels,” said Anthony Fabiano, AS&E’s president and CEO. “We believe that Gemini’s combination of Z Backscatter and dual-energy transmission provides the most attractive value proposition for parcel inspection available today.”
 


Read Latest Issue

Read Latest Issue

Web Exclusives

Is the European Commission on the right road to providing choice and change in cross-border e-commerce deliveries? Brendan Pittaway examines the progress made so far
Click here to read more

How is click and collect shaping the postal world? Saul Wordsworth investigates
Click here to read more

Michael Holt, FedEx Express senior vice president operations Europe, talks to Postal Technology International about the company's success in the air freight business and its plans for the future
Click here to read more


Supplier Spotlight

Supplier SpotlightClick here for listings and information on leading suppliers covering all aspects of the postal technology industry. Want to see your company included? Contact helena.hunt@ukipme.com for more details.

Submit your industry opinion

Industry BlogDo you have an opinion you'd like to share with the postal technology community? We'd like to hear your views and opinions on the leading issues shaping the industry. Share your comments by sending up to 500 words to helen.norman@ukipme.com

Submit Your Recruitment Ad

Recruitment AdTo send us your recruitment advertising or to receive information on placing a banner please email helena.hunt@ukipme.com