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    Smiths Detection completes acquisition of PathSensors

    Smiths Detection, a global leader in detection and screening technologies, today confirmed that it has completed the acquisition of PathSensors, a leading bio-technology solutions and environmental-testing company, based in Baltimore, MD, USA. The acquisition strengthens Smiths Detection’s biological-detection capabilities to detect pathogens for broad end-market applications, including in ...


    By Smiths Detection Inc.

  • Chemical Analyzer Now Enhances Identification of Low Dose Concentration of Illegal Substances

    New trends in the manufacture and distribution of illicit narcotics to include low, distributed concentrations to offset high chemical potency has created challenges in substance identification for customs, border protection, law enforcement, public safety officials and military personnel. The Thermo Scientific Gemini Analyzer, now with LowDoseID, specifically addresses the rising trend of low ...

  • Smiths Detection enters into agreement to acquire PathSensors to expand its biological-detection capability

    Smiths Detection, a global leader in detection and screening technologies, today announces that it has entered into an agreement to acquire PathSensors, a leading bio-technology solutions and environmental-testing company based in Baltimore, MD. The acquisition expands Smiths Detection’s sensing capabilities across the CBRNE (chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive) ...


    By Smiths Detection Inc.

  • Smiths Detection Inc. opens new Technology Studio to showcase cutting-edge security solutions at its Americas headquarters

    Smith Detection Inc. (SDI) announces the creation of a new Technology Studio at its Americas headquarters, located in Edgewood, Maryland. It was established to demonstrate the company’s range of cutting-edge screening and detection solutions, as well as provide a venue to showcase innovative digital concepts to customers and partners. Shan Hood, President of SDI, said: “The new ...


    By Smiths Detection Inc.

  • Metrohm Mira DS: Identification of white powder narcotics at the touch of a screen

    Metrohm is excited to offer Mira DS, a robust handheld Raman analyzer for Defense and Security. Mira DS permits safe and accurate identification of complex white powder street drugs by any user, anywhere. Identification begins with Smart ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • TacticID Narcotics Testing with CBRNe World UK

    In this video, we cover the independent testing and evaluation our TacticID-GP analyzer recently underwent at the Cranfield Forensic Institute in the United Kingdom. During this testing, narcotics, controlled substances and cutting agents were consistently and accurately identified by our instrument and demonstrated what a valuable tool the TacticID is for both global law enforcement and ...


    By B&W Tek

  • TacticID Product Video

    In this video, we demonstrate our TacticID handheld spectral analysis instrument for non-contact forensic analysis and identification of explosives, narcotics and chemicals. The TacticID utilizes lab proven Raman spectroscopy for real-time data results for use by a variety of safety personnel including law enforcement, bomb squads, hazmat teams ...


    By B&W Tek

  • B&W Tek, Inc. Announces New Software Releases

    B&W Tek, Inc., an advanced instrumentation company that delivers lab quality Raman spectroscopy solutions through user-friendly mobile platforms, is pleased to announce a number of new software releases that will improve user interface with B&W Tek products. The newest release of BWSpec, a spectral data acquisition software that is the foundation for all of B&W Tek spectrometer ...


    By B&W Tek

  • Bruker Introduces RoadRunner, a Novel High-Performance Hand-Held Explosives and Narcotics Trace Detector

    At the 60th Annual ASIS International Seminar and Exhibit, the Bruker Detection division introduces RoadRunner, an innovative, hand-held explosives and narcotics trace detector with outstanding sensitivity, selectivity, analyte coverage and ease of use. This revolutionary new product expands Bruker´s explosives trace detection (ETD) product line by providing a light-weight, hand-held ETD ...


    By Bruker Corporation

  • GE global research to build mobile imaging system to improve nuclear threat detection

    GE Global Research, the technology development arm for the General Electric Company (NYSE:GE), this week announced it has been awarded funding from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to develop a working prototype of a mobile Standoff Radiation Imaging System (SORIS). The research is part of a DHS program to advance technologies that provide new tools for law enforcement and first ...


    By General Electric

  • Moscow Airport selects GE Security for industry-first explosives detection system

    GE Security, Inc., a business of GE Enterprise Solutions (NYSE:GE) and Moscow International Airport Domodedovo has announced GE’s Homeland Protection business has been chosen to provide two integrated advanced technology CTX 9000 DSi/XRD 3500 system-of-systems explosives detection solutions to the airport. The systems are planned for commercial operation at the beginning of next year ...


    By General Electric

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