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Columbia, MD 05-Jan-2024

Dallas - Fort Worth International Airport Deploying the Rohde & Schwarz QPS Walk2000 for Walk-through Security Screening of the Airport’s Workforce.

Dallas - Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) has selected the Rohde&Schwarz (R&S) QPS Walk2000 walk-through scanner to support high-volume security screening at its employee screening checkpoints.

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Rohde & Schwarz (R&S) has announced that Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) has purchased and is deploying up to twelve (12) R&S QPS Walk2000 walk-through scanners to screen aviation workers, entering the secure areas of the airport, for metallic and non-metallic threats, weapons and contraband.

“The R&S QPS Walk2000 is one of the most of transformational new solutions in security screening and we are thrilled to work with DFW to optimize the system for screening the airport’s throusands of employees,” said Luke Olsen, Rohde & Schwarz USA, Inc. Business Development Manager for Emerging Technologies. “The system’s proven millimeter wave (mmW) technology delivers the precision and high-volume screening needed by DFW and US airports to implement efficient and cost-effective employee screening and streamlines security screening by eliminating required removal of most coats and outerwear”.

The R&S QPS Walk2000 was developed specifically to support high-volume security screening in a wide range of operations requiring rapid and accurate screening for metallic and non-metallic threats, contraband, explosives, drugs, 3-D printed weapons, ceramic blades and other prohibited items. The system’s detection software has been optimized for avation worker screening and eliminates required removal of employee badges, nametags, outerwear and belts supporting efficient aviation worker screening, especially during shift changes.

The R&S QPS Walk2000 security scanner joins the widely deployed and Transporation Security Administration (TSA) Qualified R&S QPS201 Ultra High-Definition (UHD) Advanced Imaging Technology (AIT) body scanner that has been certified by US and international aviation regulators and is in use in airport security screening operations around the globe.

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Dominique Loberg
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+1 503 523-7951

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Jan 5, 2024

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Rohde & Schwarz is striving for a safer and connected world with its Test & Measurement, Technology Systems and Networks & Cybersecurity Divisions. For 90 years, the global technology group has pushed technical boundaries with developments in cutting-edge technologies. The company's leading-edge products and solutions empower industrial, regulatory and government customers to attain technological and digital sovereignty. The privately owned, Munich based company can act independently, long-term and sustainably. Rohde & Schwarz generated net revenue of EUR 2.78 billion in the 2022/2023 fiscal year (July to June). On June 30, 2023, Rohde & Schwarz had around 13,800 employees worldwide.

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