Airport scanner auto-finds weapons

A new airport security scanner uses software to scan passengers and luggage for weapons. The software very quicklyscans images, and uses pattern recognition to detect guns, knives andtoenail clippers. The system enables the use of the best scanners --which basically see through clothes -- without the embarrassment ofhaving humans looking at them. It can also detect non-metal weapons.Best of all, it should speed the security process.

Source: newscientisttech.comAdded: 10 October 2006