SEEQR Security today debuted its latest unit, which can detect all of the most frequently used explosive materials in fewer than four seconds with 99 percent accuracy.
The SEEQR executive team announced the device during the 2014 Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting and Exposition at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington D.C.
The SEEQR security screening system directly detects explosives using radio frequencies. Its patented, proprietary technology emits a low frequency radar that penetrates enclosures, including 1/8-inch of steel and more than a meter of flesh, detecting the resonance of molecules found in many of the most frequently used explosive compounds, including TNT, HMX, PETN, RDX, ammonium nitrate and urea nitrate.
"Terrorists and extremists are developing new methods and designs to transport bombs through today's security procedures. This requires new, innovative, technologies on our side to combat their advancements," said Rob Payne, director of SEEQR Security. "SEEQR is a completely non-invasive security device made to be deployed anywhere explosives detection is a priority. It can quickly identify threats without invading personal privacy or causing negative customer service concerns. SEEQR is a significant advancement to our homeland security."
Unlike other systems, SEEQR is not an imaging system, alleviating ongoing concerns of privacy in public spaces, and yet the device still directly detects threats in order to eliminate guess work and subjectivity from security officers. It operates with metal detector-like simplicity and incredible accuracy, requiring only a single person to operate.
"Fewer Americans than ever believe we are more secure, because security technology has not kept pace with the extremists. SEEQR produces safer, faster and more reliable screenings in almost any environment," added Payne.
The SEEQR unit is unassuming by design and can be deployed anywhere, including airports, stadiums, corporate and government facilities, package screening centers and international border checkpoints. It is designed to meet International Air Transportation Association (IATA) criteria for the Checkpoint of the Future.