A shoe scanner may allow people passing through security screening to keep their shoes on. PNNL built the scanner based on the same technology it used to develop airport scanners. It’s licensed to Liberty Defense.
A shoe scanner that would allow people to keep on their footwear as they pass through airport security and a cement that repairs itself are among five PNNL R&D 100 Award recipients. PNNL now has garnered a total of 116 since the program’s inception.
DHS S&T released a request for information on handheld, portable, and desktop explosives trace detectors (ETDs) that can analyze wipe samples collected from surfaces of packages, baggage, automobiles, or other objects.
DHS S&T transitioned technology to the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) that is representative of S&T’s deep body of work in cataloging, detecting and thwarting explosive threats.