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COMPACT, LOW-COST BODY CAVITY SCREENING DEVICE

Award Information

Award #
2007-DE-BX-K001
Location
Congressional District
Status
Closed
Funding First Awarded
2007
Total funding (to date)
$300,000

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2007, $300,000)

The goal of this effort is to develop a compact, low-cost instrument for state and local law enforcement or corrections personell to screen persons for metallic and non-metallic contraband concealed in body cavities using Electrical Impedance Tomography (EIT). GE Security will lead a team including IRE and the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) to develop a prototype device and demonstrate its technical feasibility and operational and economic viability.

Deliverable for phase I is a design and plan for the program.

The users of this technology will be state and local corrections and law enforcement personnel.

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Date Created: September 11, 2007