Rohde & Schwarz gets TSA certification for security scanner

The R&S QPS 200 from Rohde & Schwarz is the first new people screening system to be certified by the TSA for use at US and international aviation and other security checkpoints, the company said.

Rohde & Schwarz, a world provider of manufacturing test and measurement, communications, and broadcast and media equipment, has announced that its R&S QPS200 millimeter wave technology has achieved TSA Advanced Imaging Technology (AIT) detection certification. TSA certification validates that the R&S QPS200 meets TSA´s stringent aviation security detection requirements.

The R&S QPS200 security scanner uses safe millimeter wave radio frequency technology to screen passengers automatically for concealed threats while protecting passengers´ privacy. “We are pleased that the R&S QPS200 has achieved the milestone of TSA detection certification and look forward to building a partnership with TSA at US airports to deliver next generation security capabilities,” said Scott Bausback, President and CEO of Rohde & Schwarz USA, Inc. “We are dedicated to providing airports, air carriers and passengers with high-performance, passenger-friendly security screening technology.”