Initially certified by UK DfT for passenger airport checkpoints and checked baggage screening in 2010, Morpho Detection's Itemiser
DX claims to delivers fast, accurate detection of explosives in a desktop package that is reliable, cost effective and portable.
The US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has purchased more than 2,800 Itemiser
DX systems for use at US airports.
Now, the Itemiser
DX is approved for use by Israeli government agencies at border crossings, transportation facilities and civilian facilities and institutions.
Swabs were taken from the hands of customers, which were then fed into the Itemiser
for analysis, with results produced in seconds.
But Chief Inspector Innes Walker said the Itemiser
would be a valuable tool in driving drug dealers out of the city centre.
By year end, the company expects the ITEMISER
to be installed in almost 100 airports.
The device - known as the Itemiser
Contraband Detector or ICD - can detect up to 40 drugs by simply being wiped across a person's skin or clothing.
Contraband Detector detects trace particles and vapors from all narcotics and explosives.
Now available worldwide, Remote Connect software reliably networks Morpho Detection's Itemiser
4DX ETD throughout an entire airport.
Morpho (Safran),through its Morpho Detection subsidiary, has announced a contract with the German Federal Police for 160 Itemiser
4DX explosives trace detectors (ETDs).
DX Trace Detector Selected by United Airlines for Air Cargo Screening Morpho (Safran), through its subsidiary Morpho Detection, today announced that United Airlines has ordered a total of 54 Itemiser
[umlaut] DX desktop explosives trace detectors (ETD) to screen air cargo for explosives.
A drugs itemiser
was utilised during the operation which required anyone entering some pubs and clubs to provide a hand swab for analysis.