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8690427 Methods for high energy X-ray imaging using remotely-aligned arcuate detector array  
Methods for inspecting contents of a container. High-energy penetrating radiation collimated into a fan beam illuminates an inspected container from one side, while a plurality of detector plates...
8693627 Intensifying screen for X-ray detector, X-ray detector, and X-ray inspection apparatus  
In an embodiment, an X-ray detector has a transmissive fluorescence generating portion, and a reflective fluorescence generating portion. The transmissive and reflective fluorescence generating...
8687764 Robotic sensor  
A contraband detection system includes one or more detection devices operatively coupled to a spreader beam of a cargo container crane system. Detection devices may include an X-ray scanner, a...
8687765 Cargo scanning system with boom structure  
The present application is a self-contained mobile inspection system and method and, more specifically, improved methods and systems for detecting materials concealed within a wide variety of...
8678169 Checkpoint system with wheeled bins  
A checkpoint system, wheeled bins for a checkpoint system, and methods for conveying articles in wheeled bins through a checkpoint system. Each bin has four wheels that do not extend below the...
8674706 Methods and systems for the rapid detection of concealed objects  
The present invention provides for an improved scanning process having microwave arrays comprised of microwave transmitters in radiographic alignment with microwave receivers. The microwave array...
8670522 Stereo X-ray inspection apparatus and method for forming three-dimensional image through volume reconstruction of image acquired from the same  
A stereo x-ray inspection apparatus and a method for forming a three-dimensional image through volume reconstruction of an image acquired from the same are disclosed. The apparatus includes one...
8660238 Method for detecting a nuclear weapon in a shipping container or other vehicle using x-rays  
A method of improving the detection of nuclear weapons in cargo containers. The container moves through an imaging region. An x-ray source emits a cone beam through the imaging region and to two...
8660237 Apparatus and method for viewing an object  
An apparatus and method for generating and displaying an image of an object is described and includes a radiation source and a series of at least two linear detectors capable of detecting incident...
8654922 X-ray-based system and methods for inspecting a person's shoes for aviation security threats  
The present application discloses a system for scanning a shoe for illegal materials. The system includes an X-ray source for projecting a beam of X-rays onto the shoe, a detector array for...
8654919 Walk-through imaging system having vertical linear x-ray source  
A system and method for acquiring x-ray imaging data from a subject is disclosed. The x-ray imaging system includes a first support structure oriented in a vertical fashion and a second support...
8653457 Spectroscopy technique using merged spectral data  
A method of examining a sample using a spectroscopic apparatus, comprising the following steps: Mounting the sample on a sample holder;Directing a focused input beam of radiation onto a location...
8638904 Personnel screening system  
Further, the present specification is directed towards personnel screening systems comprising modular components, including detector and source units, where a dual axis scanning beam is employed....
8633823 Systems and methods for automated, rapid detection of high-atomic-number materials  
The present invention is directed to an inspection system that has a radiation source, a detector array, an inspection region, and a processing unit, where the processing unit a) obtains a...
8625744 Apparatus and methods for real-time detection of explosives devices  
The present disclosure relates, according to some embodiments, to apparatus, devices, systems, and/or methods for real-time detection of a concealed or camouflaged explosive device (e.g., EFPs and...
8615067 Method and apparatus for scanning objects in transit  
A method and apparatus for identifying hazardous material or potential dangers. The method and apparatus is directed to a non-destructive, non-intrusive scanning system that uses a dual energy...
8600149 Method and system for electronic inspection of baggage and cargo  
A method and system of electronically inspecting baggage comprises generating scan data representative of a piece of baggage. At least one of a contour and a surface is extracted from the scan...
8600005 Radiation detection device, radiation image acquiring system, and method for detecting radiation  
An X-ray image acquiring system capable of improving the detection accuracy of a foreign substance contained in a subject is provided. An X-ray image acquiring system irradiates X-rays to a...
8600002 Device and method for the automatic counting of medical gauze  
Provided is a device and method for the automatic counting of medical gauze, which can automatically count the number of medical gauzes used for absorbing blood and other body fluids generated...
8582720 Time of flight backscatter imaging system  
The present application discloses an X-ray imaging apparatus for determining a surface profile of an object under inspection that is positioned at a distance from the apparatus. The X-ray imaging...
8576982 Personnel screening system  
The present specification discloses an inspection system for detecting objects being carried by a person. The inspection system is highly modular and capable of being assembled by a two person...
8564401 Airport security screening system and method  
A system for performing airport security screening of canyon bags and other separately scanned carry-on items such as electronics. The system includes a number of airport divestment and luggage...
8552858 Simulation and visualization of scattered radiation  
Scattered radiation has non-intuitive properties. A signalling system (28) is presented which provides a perceptible signal (34) being indicative of a predicted or measured spatial distribution of...
8520798 Methods, systems, and apparatuses for increasing efficiency in computed tomography detection  
Methods, computer-readable mediums, and systems are provided. In one embodiment, a method detects at least one faulty X-ray detector signal and adjusts a conveyor speed and/or a gantry speed in...
8515010 Material analysis based on imaging effective atomic numbers  
Effective atomic numbers associated with pixels in a region are received. An effective atomic number is associated with each pixel in the region. X-ray data for the region is received, and an item...
8503606 Low-cost position-sensitive X-ray detector  
A detector and methods for producing x-ray images, more particularly based on x-rays transmitted through an inspected object. A scintillating region is translated along a path within a cross...
8503605 Four sided imaging system and method for detection of contraband  
The present invention provides a four-sided scanning system for vehicles that uses a combination of backscatter and transmission based X-ray imaging to achieve material discrimination. In one...
8498376 Method and system for certifying operators of x-ray systems  
A method and system for using Threat Imaging Projection (TIP) technology, and the operator testing data that it generates, in order to certify x-ray inspection system operators and thereby assure...
8494114 Method and device for inspection of liquid articles  
Disclosed are a method and a device for security-inspection of liquid articles with dual-energy CT imaging. The method comprises the steps of obtaining one or more CT images including physical...
8494210 User interface for use in security screening providing image enhancement capabilities and apparatus for implementing same  
An apparatus, method and system for facilitating visual identification of a prohibited object in an image during security screening are provided. Data derived from an apparatus that scans the...
8487263 Apparatus for detecting radioactivity of internal parts and external parts of whole body  
A method and apparatus for detecting radioactivity of a whole body is disclosed. The apparatus for detecting radioactivity of a whole body is divided into upper and lower parts, the upper and...
8483356 Mobile aircraft inspection system  
A system for scanning aircraft for concealed threats is provided. The system comprises a vehicle and a manipulator arm attached with a scanning head that can be maneuvered in multiple directions...
8477902 Radiation inspection apparatus and inspection method for object security inspection  
The present invention relates to a radiation inspection apparatus for object security inspection, comprising: a ray generator configured to emit a ray, a collimator configured to collimate the ray...
8472583 Radiation scanning of objects for contraband  
In one example, a scanning system for examining contents of an object is disclosed comprising a frame encompassing, at least in part, a first interior region, a robotic arm movably supported by...
8457273 Generating a representation of an object of interest  
A volumetric image of a space is acquired from an imaging system. The space includes an object of interest and another object, and the volumetric image includes data representing the object of...
8457275 Multiple pass cargo inspection system  
The present invention is a cargo inspection system, employing a radiation source, capable of scanning vehicles and/or cargo in a wide range of sizes, including conventional imaging areas as well...
8457274 System and methods for intrapulse multi-energy and adaptive multi-energy X-ray cargo inspection  
Methods and systems for x-ray inspection of an object using pulses whose spectral composition varies during the course of each pulse. A temporal sequence of pulses of penetrating radiation is...
8451974 X-ray tomographic inspection system for the identification of specific target items  
The present invention provides for an improved scanning process with a stationary X-ray source arranged to generate X-rays from a plurality of X-ray source positions around a scanning region, a...
8442186 Backscatter energy analysis for classification of materials based on positional non-commutativity  
A system and methods for characterizing regions within, or on, an inspected object, wherein a lower-Z scattering material and a higher-Z material may both lie along a common line of sight. The...
8439565 Remotely-aligned arcuate detector array for high energy X-ray imaging  
A scanning system and methods for inspecting contents of a container. High-energy penetrating radiation collimated into a fan beam illuminates an inspected container from one side, while a...
8437448 Systems and methods for using an intensity-modulated X-ray source  
The present application is directed toward an X-ray scanning system having a plurality of detectors and a controller, where a) the controller is configured to receive and identify a minimum X-ray...
8432277 Alarm device and alarm system  
An alarm device includes: a detection device which detects an occurrence of an abnormal condition within a monitoring area; a transmission device which transmits an alarm signal when the detection...
8433037 X-ray radar  
A technique for generating three-dimensional information using radio frequency modulated X-rays includes both a method and an apparatus. In a first aspect, the method includes modulating an X-ray...
8433036 Scanning systems  
The invention provides methods, systems and detector arrangements for scanning an object moving in a first direction that includes the steps of irradiating the object with radiation having a peak...
8428217 Methods and systems for rapid detection of concealed objects  
This specification is directed towards finding, locating, and confirming threat items and substances. The inspection system is designed to detect objects that are made from, but not limited to,...
8416919 Apparatus to facilitate capturing samples as pertain to an object to be imaged and corresponding method  
One facilitates capturing samples as pertain to an object to be imaged by providing N pulsed sampling chains (where N is an integer greater than 1) where these sampling chains are in planes...
8411822 Methods and systems for determining the average atomic number and mass of materials  
Disclosed herein are methods and systems of scanning a target for potential threats using the energy spectra of photons scattered from the target to determine the spatial distributions of average...
8406520 X-ray inspection systems with enhanced brightness control  
A method for improving detail detectability in x-ray images is provided, whereby by means of an x-ray inspection device a positive x-ray image of an object is made, the x-ray image is subdivided...
8401147 Multiple screen detection systems  
The present specification discloses an improved detection system employing multiple screens for greater detection efficiency. More particularly, a first enclosure has two adjacent walls, each with...
8401146 Conveyer belt with optically visible and machine-detectable indicators  
A method for correlating optically visible objects with objects detectable through a non-invasive imaging system is described. The method includes conveying an object on a conveyer belt through...