Concealed Objects Stand-Off Real-Time Imaging for Security (CONSORTIS)

Themes: Safety and security

The project will develop a demonstrator for stand-off real-time concealed object detection for future implementations of high throughput security screening for European mass-transit markets and infrastructure security.
CONSORTIS (Concealed Object Stand-Off Real-Time Imaging for Security) is a project in EUís Seventh Framework Programme for Research (FP7). The project will develop a demonstrator for stand-off real-time concealed object detection for future implementations of high throughput security screening for European mass-transit markets and infrastructure security. The technological approach will build on and extend current millimetre-wave imaging technology. The system will undergo an end-user demonstration at a European transport hub or similar demanding environment. The ethical issues surrounding the use of stand-off body scanners will be evaluated to ensure that the technology will be deployable from an ethical standpoint. The involvement of end-users is of utmost importance. The consortium includes end-users as project partners who will ensure maximum relevance and impact to the user community. The consortium will also address the exploitation of the technology developed in the project, especially considering the commercialisation and manufacture of the technology through the SMEs involved in the project.

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Project data

Researchers: Nuria Llombart, Erio Gandini
Starting date: January 2014
Closing date: December 2015
Sponsor: EU
Partners: VTT (Finland), Asqella OY (Finland), USTAN (UK), Innovasec LTD (UK), FOI (Sweden), Eberhard Karls Univ. Tubingen (Germany), WASA mm Wave AB (Sweden), Gotmic AB (Sweden), Finavia OYJ (Finland), Rapiscan Systems LTD (UK), TU Delft (Netherlands)
Contact: Nuria Llombart