Smiths Detection

Global Leader in Threat Detection and Screening Technologies for Airports

Smiths Detection is a global leader in threat detection and screening technologies for aviation, ports & borders, defence and urban security sectors. Our experience and history across more than 70 years at the frontline, enables us to provide unrivalled levels of expertise to detect and identify constantly changing chemical, radiological, nuclear and explosive threats, as well as dangerous goods, weapons, contraband and narcotics.

Smiths Detection is one of four operating divisions of Smiths Group, a global technology company listed on the London Stock Exchange. Employing over 16,000 people in more than 50 countries, Smiths Group applies leading-edge technology to design, manufacture and deliver innovative solutions that meet our customers’ needs.

Our goal is simple – to provide the security, peace of mind and freedom of movement upon which the world depends.

For more information visit www.smithsdetection.com

Company Profile

  • Effective, intelligent solutions from one source

    From passenger checkpoints to hold baggage and air cargo screening, Smiths Detection aviation solutions offer the highest levels of security, exceptional detection capabilities and maximum performance. They are designed to help control the flow of people, suitcases and freight through airports in an efficient and safe manner.

    The comprehensive product portfolio ranges from standard, off the shelf products to complete, systems individually tailored to meet specific business and regulatory requirements. Flexible, futureproof systems which not only deliver optimum security standards but also bring significant operational benefits – and feature the most advanced technologies including Computed Tomography (CT) and millimetre wave people scanners.

    In addition to the necessary hardware, Smiths Detection also supplies the IT infrastructure needed to transform security equipment into a single, integrated and intelligent solution. Sophisticated software platforms which can network both checkpoint and hold baggage systems and deliver the real-time data needed to support instant operational decisions; as well as the historical data and reports required for resource planning and general administration.

    As a global authority in the field, Smiths Detection provides everything needed from analysis and solution assessment to deployment, integration and outstanding after sales support for the full life of the equipment.

    All hardware, technologies, software and support from one source – put your trust in Smiths Detection for high quality equipment, reliability and a worldwide service foot print.

Products

Checkpoint.Evoplus - Advanced screening and management platform

Checkpoint.Evoplus is a digital-led solution that helps checkpoints achieve the highest level of security and improved operations by delivering critical insights and enabling remote screening. Checkpoint.Evoplus’   intelligence software analyses data from various systems, sensors and components …

iCMORE - Automated threat/target identification software

iCMORE delivers the highest level of threat detection of a variety of threats, controlled and prohibited items. By doing so it also improves operational efficiency, and supports more efficient resource planning, for customs officers, security …

iLane.evo - Smart automatic tray return system

An effective, automatic tray return system is a primary checkpoint component. By delivering a steady flow of trays, it plays a critical role in streamlining the screening process and delivering the subsequent benefits of increased …

HI-SCAN 6040 - CTiX Advanced screening using CT technology

The HI-SCAN 6040 CTiX offers advanced screening of carry-on baggage using Computed Tomography (CT). It has TSA APSS 6.2 Level 1 certification as well as ECAC and STAC EDS CB C3 approval. C3 approved systems …

HI-SCAN 6040aTiX - X-ray inspection system

HI-SCAN 6040aTiX is an advanced multi-view X-ray system for the automatic detection of solid and liquid explosives in cabin baggage. The detection performance of HI-SCAN 6040aTiX is far superior to other automatic systems, including lower false-alarm …

HI-SCAN 6040-2is - HR Dual view X-ray inspection for carry-on luggage

An advanced dual-view X-ray inspection system for the automatic detection of solid and liquid explosives in personal belongings and cabin baggage. The HI-SCAN 6040-2is HR has an ergonomic design that makes it easy for the …

People screening with automatic detection

Non-invasive, automatic multi-material detection of concealed objects People screening systems provide both, automated detection of contraband and full privacy of persons being screened. Millimetre-wave people screening solutions provide automatic multi-material detection of concealed objects, such as metals, …

HI-SCAN 10080 XCT - Advanced CT explosives detection system

The HI-SCAN 10080 XCT is a next generation high-speed, explosives detection system (EDS) for hold baggage and air cargo. It features a dual-view dual-energy X-ray line scanner with full 3D volumetric computed tomography (CT) imaging and …

CTX 9800 DSi - High speed CT explosives detection system

The CTX 9800 DSi explosive detection system (EDS) uses a proprietary single X-ray source, dual energy design that provides high-resolution 3D images along with 2D and 3D organic/inorganic material discrimination. These imaging tools enhance the analysis of details …

HI-SCAN 145180-2is pro Fast, effective air cargo screening

The innovative air cargo screening system HI-SCAN 145180-2is pro meets the demand for fast turnaround, high levels of security and an attractive total cost of ownership (TCO). This state-of-the-art scanner is equipped with two 200 kV …

HI-SCAN 180180-2is pro - Advanced dual view X-ray cargo scanner

An X-ray scanner designed for the inspection of large-scale consolidated and palletised goods. Tunnel dimensions of 180 x 180cm means the HI-SCAN 180180-2is pro is capable of screening LD3 containers. Based on a dual-view concept, the system …

IONSCAN 600 - Portable explosives and narcotics trace detector

The IONSCAN 600 is a highly sensitive trace detector, in a lightweight, portable desktop configuration.  It can be used to accurately detect and identify a wide range of military, commercial and homemade explosives threats and …

Company News

Advanced X-ray screening equipment used to help secure NFL Super Bowl

Smiths Detection, a global leader in threat detection and screening technology, supplied its leading high-energy X-ray screening systems to help secure the NFL Super Bowl attended by 68,000 people on Sunday, February 11, 2024, at …

3D X-ray technology to help speed passengers speed through security at Fukuoka International Airport

New state-of-the-art technology, supplied by Smiths Detection, will detect potential threats in baggage without the need to remove electrical items and liquids Smiths Detection, a global leader in threat detection and security screening technologies, today announces …

London Gatwick's 32.9* million annual passengers to speed through security with Smiths Detection’s 3D X-ray scanners

Once technology is phased in passengers will no longer need to remove liquids and electronics from carry-on baggage Smiths Detection, a global leader in threat detection and security screening technologies, today announces that following an extensive …

Smiths Detection to develop narcotics detection algorithm

Smiths Detection has joined a consortium to develop an intelligent customs border screening system that will automatically detect narcotics in passenger baggage  Smiths Detection, a global leader in threat detection and screening technology, today announces that …

Smiths Detection to transform security screening at Munich Airport with 60 3D cabin bag scanners

Over 30 million passengers will soon pass through security in a third of the time Smiths Detection, a global leader in threat detection and security screening technologies, today announces that it will supply Munich Airport with …

Come and join us at InterAirport on 10-13 October in Munich

 Integrated, data-driven and open security solutions help airports around the world transform passenger checkpoints and achieve the highest levels of security and operational efficiency. At InterAirport, we will showcase our newly launched HI-SCAN 6040 CTiX …

Smiths Detection to provide Faleolo International Airport with next generation security equipment

Leading technology will support Samoa in meeting its international aviation security goals Smiths Detection, a global leader in threat detection and security screening technologies, today announces that it has been selected to supply next generation aviation …

Smiths Detection sells its 1000th leading 3D X-ray scanner

Smiths Detection, a global leader in threat detection and security screening technologies, today announces that it has achieved the 1,000th sale of its HI-SCAN 6040 CTiX computed tomography (CT) X-ray scanner. The HI-SCAN 6040 CTiX produces …

Smiths Detection advances Open Architecture Initiative with Neural Guard

Smiths Detection, a global leader in threat detection and screening software, announced that they will be collaborating with Neural Guard, a provider of artificial intelligence based automatic detection algorithms, to integrate their threat recognition software …

The Transportation Security Administration adds IONSCAN™ 600 Explosives Trace Detector to “Qualified ETD Technology” on the Air Cargo Screening Technology List

IONSCAN 600 can now be purchased by regulated air cargo facilities for screening operations  Smiths Detection, a global leader in threat detection and security screening technology, announces that its IONSCAN 600 explosives trace detector (ETD) has …

Smiths Detection launches new dual-view X-ray scanners

The SDX 100100 DV series delivers high throughput break-bulk freight and oversized baggage screening, without compromising on security Smiths Detection, a global leader in threat detection and screening technology, today announces that it has launched the …

Smiths Detection - Aviation Security Update August 2023

Welcome to the latest Smiths Detection Aviation Newsletter – bringing you regular news and updates on trending issues and topics. In this edition we cover product highlights, speak about digital innovations at the checkpoint, introduce …

Smiths Detection’s dual view automatic explosive X-ray scanner now ECAC EDS CB C1 certified

The HI-SCAN 7555 DV automatically screens for explosives at checkpoints across airports, ports and borders, building entrances and entertainment venues  Smiths Detection, a global leader in threat detection and security screening technologies, today announces that the …

Smiths Detection to enhance security experience for 11 million passengers at Edinburgh Airport

The game-changing 3D X-ray scanner allows passengers to leave liquids and laptops in cabin baggage Smiths Detection, a global leader in threat detection and security screening technologies, today announces that it has been awarded the contract …

Swiss Federal Department of Defence to receive up to 1,050 new handheld chemical detectors from Smiths Detection

Smiths Detection, a global leader in threat detection and security screening, today announces that they will manufacture and deliver up to 1,200 Lightweight Chemical Detectors (LCD) to the Swiss Federal Department of Defence, Civil Protection …

TSA Awards Smiths Detection a Contract for Full-Size Computed Tomography Systems

Smiths Detection, a global leader in threat detection and screening technology, today announces that it has been awarded a contract by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) for full-size checkpoint CT systems and related services. Smiths Detection’s …

Birmingham Airport to transform passenger security experience with new CT screening technology

Smiths Detection to provide Birmingham Airport with CT passenger checkpoint that allows passengers to leave liquids and electronics in hand luggage from June 2024 Smiths Detection, a global leader in threat detection and security screening technologies, …

Smiths Detection - Aviation Security Update April 2023

 Smiths Detection Aviation Newsletter. Welcome to the latest Smiths Detection Aviation Newsletter – bringing you regular news and updates on trending issues and topics. In this edition we introduce Philo Daniel as Smiths Detection's Global …

Smiths Detection’s advanced carry-on baggage screening technology transforming Rome’s Leonardo da Vinci Airport

The delivery of HI-SCAN 6040 CTiX machines at Rome Fiumicino Terminal 1 is already leading to a reduction in passenger time spent at security Italy’s largest airport, Rome’s Fiumicino International Airport ‘Leonardo da Vinci’, is seeing …

Smiths Detection passenger checkpoint CT screening system receives Department of Homeland Security designation

The HI-SCAN 6040 CTiX is recognized as a terrorism deterring technology under the Support Anti-Terrorism by Fostering Effective Technologies (SAFETY) Act Smiths Detection, a global leader in threat detection and screening technology, today announces that its …

Smiths Detection innovation allows for the mobile detection of explosives, narcotics and super toxic chemicals

The launch of the LCD 4 – a body worn toxic chemical detector – alongside a first of its kind extension – XID – brings enhanced versatility to the detector, allowing it to identify traces …

Smiths Detection furthers Open Architecture acceleration with SeeTrue

Smiths Detection, a global leader in the development of threat detection and security screening equipment, announced today that it is collaborating with SeeTrue, a supplier of artificial intelligence threat detection software, to seamlessly integrate its …

Come and join us at Passenger Terminal Expo, 14-16 March 2023, Amsterdam NL

 Come and join us at Passenger Terminal Expo, 14-16 March 2023, Amsterdam NL. Integrated, data-driven and open security solutions help airports around the world transform passenger checkpoints and achieve the highest levels of security and …

Smiths Detection and GRASP Innovations to collaborate on technology integration

Smiths Detection, a global leader in threat detection and security screening, today announces a collaboration with GRASP Innovations, a solutions provider for aviation security optimisation to allow the integration of GRASPs sensor technology into Smiths …

Smiths Detection launches compact CT checkpoint X-ray

Energy efficient HI-SCAN 6040 CTiX Model S passenger checkpoint scanner delivers increased productivity, lower operating costs and highest standards of security with a significantly smaller footprint Smiths Detection, a global leader in threat detection and security …

Smiths Detection selected to supply India’s new Noida International Airport with advanced security and screening technology

Smiths Detection, a global leader in threat detection and security screening, today announces that it has signed an agreement to supply Noida International Airport with both passenger and hold baggage screening equipment to help ensure …

Smiths Detection launches new automatic object recognition software - iCMORE Prohibited Items

Smiths Detection, a global leader in threat detection and security screening technologies, today announces that it has launched its latest automated detection algorithm, iCMORE Prohibited Items. iCMORE Prohibited Items is the latest addition to Smiths …

Smiths Detection awarded contract to upgrade New Zealand’s airport checkpoint security

Smiths Detection to equip five international airports with digitally advanced security screening technology Smiths Detection, a global leader in threat detection and security inspection technologies, has been awarded a contract to supply New Zealand’s Aviation Security …

Smiths Detection deploys multi-site central image processing solution for DHL Express Australia

Smiths Detection, a global leader in threat detection and security screening technologies, today announces that it has deployed a fully operational multi-site central image processing and management solution for DHL Express Australia. The solution connects existing …

Smiths Detection launches next generation smart tray return system

iLane A20 increases throughput, reduces queues and improves operational efficiency at airport passenger checkpoints Smiths Detection, a global leader in threat detection and security inspection technologies, today announces the launch of its next generation, fully automated …

Smiths Detection launches HI-SCAN 7555 DV dual-view X-ray scanner with enhanced capabilities

Smiths Detection, a global leader in threat detection and security screening technologies, today announces the launch of the HI-SCAN 7555 DV. A dual-view X-ray scanner, the HI-SCAN 7555 DV delivers superior image quality, automatic explosives …

Smiths Detection and Pangiam collaborate to propel Open Architecture in Aviation industry

  Smiths Detection, a global leader in threat detection and screening technology, and Pangiam, Computer Vision and Artificial Intelligence (AI) specialists, today announce a collaboration to accelerate the development and adoption of open architecture (OA) in …

Smiths Detection launches Open Architecture initiative

The Ada Initiative looks to drive forward the interoperability of security screening and detection technologies across a wide array of sectors Smiths Detection, a global leader in threat detection and security screening technologies, today announces …

Smiths Detection’s advanced carry-on baggage scanner added to the TSA’s Checkpoint Property Screening System Mid-Size Qualified Products List

The HI-SCAN 6040 CTiX, which produces high-resolution volumetric 3D images, is now a qualified product eligible for TSA purchase Smiths Detection, a global leader in threat detection and security inspection technologies, today announces that its HI-SCAN …

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Smiths Detection Group Limited
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Hemel Hempstead
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United Kingdom
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