22 Nov 2011
No One Solution to Scanning Puzzle
Flexibility will be vital in responding to whatever scanning approach is decided upon by regulators, says Andrew Goldsmith of Rapiscan.
“Whether governments go for 100% scanning or some other more layered or targeted approach is really a policy issue. Our main priority is that we are there to help ports, port security and customs agencies meet whatever requirements are laid out.
“If there is a move towards a targeted approach or one where you need more information about the contents of a container in advance, then do selective scanning; we would say that our systems are extremely well suited for that. We have always developed our systems to give maximum flexibility; they can be configured as mobile or drive-through portal systems, or for scanning for radioactive/nuclear materials or detecting contraband.”
Read the entire article at Port Strategy.