Airport World - Joe Bates

A walk-through security scanner that it is claimed can cut airport passenger queues is seeking to raise investment.

A series of demonstrations for investors in August is showing how the Sequestim scanner uses space technology to detect hidden objects.

By detecting heat from the human body, which acts as a light bulb, it is said to be able to easily detect and identify concealed items, even through heavy clothing.

Originally developed by researchers at Cardiff University to study the most distant objects in the Universe, the scanner films people as they walk by.

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