Australian Airports Host 'TeraHertz Energy' Body Scanner Demo

Wait, they're reading our auras now? Apparently we all naturally produce 'terahertz energy', which ThruVision's TS4 uses to screen people in motion at up to 15m away. The imaging system picks up explosives, liquids, narcotics, weapons and plastics hidden under clothing without revealing body details.

The demo was run through at Sydney and Melbourne airport, and could be extended to other locations around the country. Sounds like a decent alternative to the more invasive skeletal level x-ray scanners that will soon be trialled here.

And thankfully, the TS4 scanner doesn't radiate subjects with any energy, it just collects the natural thermal energy that we emit. [ThruVision via Aviation Business]

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