TSA Will Expand Tests of Next-Generation Scanners for Carry-on Bags

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Shown here is an airport security line. The TSA is testing computed tomography X-rays, which shoot hundreds of images of a bag from different angles, at 13 airports. It expects to buy 200 of them within a year. Bloomberg

Skift Take: New airport scanners for carry-on bags use computed tomography X-rays, which give much better views of what's inside. But their cost is astronomical. Don't expect all of your local airport's scanners replaced anytime soon.

— Sean O'Neill

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