SPO-NX is a passive stand-off system capable of screening large groups of people to detect potential concealed threats. It does not generate an image of individuals’ bodies, but will display a potential threat level on detection of an object concealed under clothing, such as large weapons, Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs), and contraband.
The system is based on technology that has no Radio Frequency (RF) emission and is therefore harmless to individuals being scanned. SPO-NX can scan a crowd of people, without disrupting their movements, thus minimising inconvenience. When it detects a potential threat, an alarm is activated at the operator’s workstation, as well as a visual depiction of the potential threat.
The use of SPO-NX does not disrupt pedestrian traffic and reduces the burden of screening, queuing and inconvenience to the general public.
Unique selling points
SPO-NX can scan a large group of people and will give both a visual indication and an audible alarm when a potential threat is detected. The operator can then cue other assets to respond to this threat. Because there is no requirement for individuals to interact with the system when being scanned, the use of SPO-NX does not disrupt pedestrian movement through the area of interest and has no impact on the individuals being screened.
Essentially, it enables pedestrian movement to continue without inconvenience, but enables screening to be conducted in areas that would previously have been impracticable.
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