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Rohde & Schwarz Presents its QPS 201 Advanced Imaging Technology (AIT) at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) in San Diego.

The R&S QPS 201 is the world’s most advanced and high-performance people screening technology available to support airport security checkpoint operations and staff screening.

Columbia, April 16, 2018 — Rohde & Schwarz, a world leader in the manufacture of innovative test and measurement, information and communications technology products for professional users, announced today that it is demonstrating its R&S QPS 201 next generation Advanced Imaging Technology (AIT) scanner to the North American market at the AAAE Annual Meeting of US Airport Executives in San Diego - April 15-18, 2018. The R&S QPS 201, a slim-line and high-speed scanner, follows the R&S QPS 200, a TSA certified advanced checkpoint scanner, that is deployed at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) as part of the TSA’s Innovation Task Force initiatives to field and demonstrate next generation security technology.

“Rohde & Schwarz continues to invest in advancing the performance and detection capability of the QPS product platform”, said Scott Bausback, CEO of Rohde & Schwarz USA, Inc. “Our QPS systems are deployed and in use at airport security operations worldwide and screen hundreds of thousands of passengers every day. We are proud to have developed the first new TSA certified AIT system to deliver the most advanced threat detection, featuring an easily deployable design, high speed and high-resolution screening to speed and optimize checkpoint screening operations.”

“We are delighted to have Rohde & Schwarz as a AAAE member and appreciate their expertise in RF technology to deliver new high-resolution people screening capabilities to US airports. We are honored that Rohde & Schwarz has chosen to present their latest screening solution – the QPS 201 – here in San Diego with our members and stakeholders at our annual meeting”, said Todd Hauptli, CEO of AAAE. “The theme of this year’s meeting is innovation and the Rohde & Schwarz technology is just one excellent example of the many new and innovative solutions being showcased for our airport leaders and government partners in San Diego.”

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Rohde & Schwarz

The Rohde & Schwarz technology group develops, produces and markets innovative information and communications technology products for professional users. Rohde & Schwarz focuses on test and measurement, broadcast and media, cybersecurity, secure communications and monitoring and network testing, areas that address many different industry and government-sector market segments. Founded more than 80 years ago, the independent company has an extensive sales and service network in more than 70 countries. On June 30, 2017, Rohde & Schwarz had approximately 10,500 employees. The group achieved a net revenue of approximately EUR 1.9 billion in the 2016/2017 fiscal year (July to June). The company is headquartered in Munich, Germany, and also has regional hubs in Asia and the USA.

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