PEABODY, Mass., Feb. 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Analogic Corporation (Nasdaq:ALOG), enabling the world's medical imaging and aviation security technology, today announced that the company intends to demonstrate the ConneCT™, Analogic's next-generation CT scanner for airport checkpoints, at four airports representing four regions around the world by the end of July 2018. The first demonstrations have started in Japan and a demonstration in Western Europe is expected to begin next month.
Airports in the U.S., Europe, Asia and the Asia-Pacific region will host demonstrations of ConneCT, featuring its CT imaging technology, automated threat detection capabilities and touchscreen interface.
CT scanners for airport checkpoints are set to replace aging technology systems currently in airports, becoming the new standard of safety and security for the traveling public worldwide. Analogic has over a decade of operational experience designing and supporting aviation checkpoint CT scanners, more than any other current checkpoint CT solution provider. The Analogic ConneCT CT scanner, launched in 2017, incorporates multiple innovations for better security, passenger throughput and reliability.
"Current technology is simply beyond its lifecycle," said Mark Laustra, vice president of global business development and government relations. "CT technology represents a significant leap in both imaging and automated threat detection, giving screeners the information they need to identify prohibited items and potential threats and keep passengers safe. Analogic's CT technology leverages our 50 years of experience with medical CT to provide superior imaging in a next-generation system that has been optimized to provide best-in-class threat detection performance with the lowest cost of ownership on the market. We are confident that Analogic will continue to lead the security and detection market to better serve and protect travelers."
Analogic has a 50-year pedigree in medical and aviation security CT technology, leveraging its experience to provide medical-grade CT imaging and the most advanced threat detection available for airport checkpoints.
For more information, please visit www.analogic.com/connect.
About Analogic — Celebrating 50 Years of Imaging Innovation
Analogic (Nasdaq:ALOG) provides leading-edge healthcare and security technology solutions to advance the practice of medicine and save lives. We are recognized around the world for advanced imaging and real-time guidance technologies used for disease diagnosis and treatment as well as for automated threat detection. Our market-leading ultrasound systems, led by our flagship BK Ultrasound brand, used in procedure-driven markets such as urology, surgery, and point-of-care, are sold to clinical practitioners around the world. Our advanced imaging technologies are also used in computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and digital mammography systems, as well as automated threat detection systems for aviation security. Analogic is headquartered just north of Boston, Massachusetts. For more information, visit www.analogic.com.
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