Rapiscan Launches Metor 6E Walk Through Metal Detector

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Walk Through Detector Meets EU Standard 2 Aviation Regulatory Standards; Industry Leading 60 Location Detection Capability Provides High Throughput People Screening

Rapiscan Systems, Inc., a leading global supplier of security inspection systems, today announced the launch of the Metor 6E walk through metal detector. Developed for critical infrastructure protection in demanding environments, such as airport checkpoints, the Metor 6E offers a high-throughput rate combined with superior threat detection.

The Metor 6E is a user-friendly, regulatory-compliant solution that offers customers outstanding performance and return on their investments. Featuring a two-dimensional location display function, the Metor 6E has an industry-leading 60-segment location display, enabling operators to locate alarmed items quickly and accurately. With advanced immunity in the presence of electrical instruments or other walk-through metal detectors, the Metor 6E mitigates the impact of possible external interference.

"Rapiscan’s Metor line of metal detectors has been screening people for over 40 years and is known for its durability, reliability and ease-of-use," said Brad Buswell, president, Aviation Programs, Rapiscan Systems. "Expanding on these basic principles, the Metor 6E has been updated to include new capabilities to meet the ever-changing threat environment. This latest detector combines the strictest regulatory level detection performance with the most accurate location function in the market for use in even the most demanding environments.”

The Metor 6E meets both the EU Standard 2 performance requirements for walk through metal detectors for aviation as well as the U.S. National Institutes of Justice (NIJ) threat detection standards for medium to large threats. Additionally, with easy upgrades by SD card, the Metor 6E is capable of adopting new detection parameters, language revisions and other added features, ensuring that checkpoints are future-proofed and able to accommodate the latest threat detection capabilities.

About Rapiscan Systems
Rapiscan Systems, Inc., a division of OSI Systems, Inc., is a leading global supplier of security inspection solutions utilizing X-ray and gamma-ray imaging, and advanced threat identification techniques such as neutron and diffraction analysis. The company's products are sold into four market segments: Baggage and Parcel Inspection, Cargo and Vehicle Inspection, Hold Baggage Screening and People Screening. The company has an installed base globally of more than 90,000 security and inspection systems. The Rapiscan Systems product line is manufactured at four locations and supported by a global support service network. As the world's leading security screening provider, Rapiscan Systems provides state of the art products, solutions and services that meet our customers' most demanding threat detection needs --- while improving their operational efficiency. For more information, visit http://www.rapiscansystems.com.

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