How will 3D facial recognition improve public security?

BBC’s Bang Goes the Theory series recently shone on a torch on big data. During the show they discussed how big data is being used to improve facial recognition software.

The show speculated that 3D facial recognition could be smart enough to detect emotions on our faces. It also exposed flaws in 2D facial recognition technology, showing how the software failed to realise when it was seeing a picture of a person or a real person standing in front of the camera. Continue reading

3 of the strangest things ever smuggled onto a plane

In recent years, airlines and airports have upped security. Restrictions have been put in place on what you can and can’t take on board. And many question why you can’t take you pair of tweezers onto a plane.

But there are something’s you know you can’t take onto a plane. A crocodile for example…

Here, we’re going to look at the strangest things ever smuggled on board. Continue reading

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We’re Scan X Security – specialists in security screening, x-ray and metal detector screens. We’ve been supplying to government agencies and private security around the world for a number of years now and built our success on a high level of threat detection, complete operational efficiency and our screening expertise. Continue reading