Rapiscan Systems Launches Portable Walk-Through Metal Detector
September 16, 2008 Hawthorne, CA
Metor 300 Portable Combines Versatility, Durability and Performance
Rapiscan Systems, a global leading supplier of security inspection systems, announced today the launch of the Metor 300 Portable walk-through metal detector a versatile, state-of-the-art unit that combines advanced metal detection technology with practical design elements. The system was developed specifically for customer applications that require portability, high throughput and increased performance. It is especially well suited for outdoor events, temporary checkpoints, conferences, conventions, and other scenarios that require flexible security solutions. With the ability to be installed and operational in less than 10 minutes, the Metor 300 Portable has an exceptionally high screening throughput and is suitable for indoor or outside use and inclement weather conditions.
Rapiscan Systems President, Ajay Mehra, stated, The Metor 300 Portable is the culmination of hard work by our engineering and product development teams, and exemplifies Rapiscan Systems leadership in the walk-through metal detector market. The systems flexibility and durability make it ideal for handling a wide range of applications and multiple installations in various locations.
The Metor 300 Portable also features numerous advanced features, such as zone displays, intelligent traffic and alarm counters that calculate traffic flow and resultant alarms. The system will be demonstrated at the ASIS tradeshow September 15-17, 2008 in Atlanta at booth #2227.
About Rapiscan Systems
Rapiscan Systems, a division of OSI Systems, Inc. is a leading supplier of high quality security inspection solutions utilizing X-ray and gamma-ray imaging, and advanced threat identification techniques such as neutron and diffraction analysis. The company's products are sold into four market segments: Baggage and Parcel Inspection, Cargo and Vehicle Inspection, Hold Baggage Screening, and People Screening. The company has an installed base globally of more than 50,000 security and inspection systems. The Rapiscan Systems product line is manufactured at four locations and supported by a global support service network. For more information on Rapiscan Systems, please visitwww.rapiscansystems.com.
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Such statements include information regarding the companys expectations, goals or intentions about the future, including, the Companys contracts for Metor 300 Portable systems. The actual results may differ materially from those described in or implied by any forward-looking statement. In particular, the timing, and delivery of Metor 300 Portable systems may not ultimately remain in line with the companys current expectations. Other important factors are set forth in the Securities and Exchange Commission filings OSI Systems, Inc. All forward-looking statements speak only as of the date made, and the company undertakes no obligation to update these forward-looking statements.
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