TSA says new technology allows passengers to keep electronics inside carry-on bags during screening process
ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Gone are the annoying days of having to empty your baggage of personal electronics like laptops and tablets when going through airport security.
According to the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Albany International Airport has just installed a brand new, state-of-the-art, 3-D imaging tomography checkpoint scanner (CT) designed to eliminate the issue for travelers.
TSA says the new technology provides critical explosive detection capabilities at the checkpoint and improves the ability for TSA officers to figure out whether an item inside a carry-on bag is a potential threat.
The system reportedly applies complex algorithms for detecting explosives by rendering a 3-D image that can be seen and rotated on three axes to give TSA officers a complete visual image analysis. As always, if a bag needs additional screening, TSA officers will inspect it to make sure there is no threat inside.
“The 3-D imagery is so good