Handheld body scanner

August 2001 Access Control & Identity Management

The US Federal Aviation Administration recently rated the Ranger Model 1000 handheld body scanner highly amongst products produced by the world's leading manufacturers. Twenty-six experienced airport security officers rated 14 of the most commonly used products.

Four products were judged significantly better than the rest and the Model 1000 was one of them. In addition, it was the only unit in the top four that fell within the FAA's low cost (less than R1500) category.

The Model 1000 is suitable for a diverse range of security applications. A user adjustable sensitivity control permits the scanner to be used with optimum efficiency for a range of security applications. When screening for handguns the sensitivity can be lowered to avoid unwanted alarms from smaller, harmless objects. It allows a nonintrusive hands-off search that minimises physical contact with the subject.

The lightweight construction, comfortable grip, large scanning surface, tight detection pattern, fast detection circuitry, de-sensitising feature and ergonomic design all contribute to higher efficiency screening and reduced operator fatigue.

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