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October 5, 2012

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October 5, 2012
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  • TSA adds privacy-friendly body scanners at Boston airport
    The Transportation Security Administration launched a new body scanner at Boston Logan International Airport that the organization is hoping will alleviate privacy concerns. The scanner would not include passenger-specific images, but instead identify anomalies such as guns and bombs. The 27 new scanners will replace 17 older scanners. Boston Herald (10/4) sm_share.gifLinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Bomb-detecting system could make way to boarding gates
    Developers of an explosives-detecting technology say that if the system comes to airports, it likely won’t hold up travelers because it will be incorporated into boarding gates. The high sensitivity mass spectrometry technology prototype was created by Hitachi, Nippon Signal and the University of Yamanashi. Gizmag (10/3) sm_share.gifLinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • New York senator wants probe into alleged TSA thefts
    On Thursday, Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., called for an investigation into reports that Transportation Security Administration agents have stolen passengers’ belongings. "Traveling these days is stressful enough without having to worry about being robbed by those who are paid to keep us safe," Schumer said. The Hill/Floor Action blog (10/4) sm_share.gifLinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Stress-less travel? Bring your mobile phone
    Apple Passbook is one app that is changing the way people travel. The app stores passports and other documents and enables your boarding pass to pop up once you are in proximity of an airport. The mobile boarding pass is updated if needed to reflect any gate or time changes. Another app, GateGuru, offers information on gate amenities and real-time updates on security-line wait times. CNNGo.com (Asia) (10/5) sm_share.gifLinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Registration now open for the 12th Annual AAAE Aviation Security Summit
    Registration is now open for the 12th Annual AAAE/TSA/DHS Aviation Security Summit taking place Dec. 10 and 11 at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City in Arlington, Va. The 12th Annual AAAE/TSA/DHS Aviation Security Summit will continue the tradition of AAAE and federal aviation security policymakers coming together at a joint summit to review the complex issues surrounding aviation security today. Senior TSA and DHS officials, as well as representatives from other federal agencies and Congress, will speak at the summit. Airport and airline representatives and recognized aviation industry leaders will also be invited to participate in the program. Click here to register! sm_share.gifLinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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