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Why Foreign Object Detection is a Crucial Aspect of Vehicle Inspection Systems

Why Foreign Object Detection is a Crucial Aspect of Vehicle Inspection Systems

How does foreign object detection play a role in vehicle security?

Security can be very complicated at times. It requires professionals to inspect all of the potential tools to use, and there is a lot to determine which technologies or methods are best to employ when trying to keep everyone safe. When it comes down to vehicle inspection, there are many different possibilities for you to make interactions with vehicles more secure and reliable. One option you have is an under vehicle inspection system, which scans for any potential threats. But you might be wondering, how does foreign object detection play a role in all this? Read on to learn why foreign object detection is such a huge part of vehicle inspection systems.

What Is Foreign Object Detection?

Foreign object detection is a technological concept applied in multiple scenarios already: from airport runways to food safety and at a sporting event or concert. It can be used to ensure that all runways are clear of debris or that harmful contaminants haven’t found their way into food, or to see if anyone is trying to sneak anything illegal into a sporting event or concert. Since it’s broadly utilized for many different reasons, foreign object detection makes plenty of sense in many other security applications. This mostly includes vehicle inspection systems, where foreign object detection can help out in a big way by helping discover weapons, explosives, contraband, or anything else that might be somewhere it shouldn’t be.

How Does Gatekeeper Security Utilize Foreign Object Detection?

Gatekeeper Security has an intelligent under vehicle scanner system that can instantly alert personnel of any dangers or contraband that might be present underneath a vehicle. It does this by automatically comparing the new scanned image with the same or similar vehicle in the system’s database. The system identifies the relevant reference image in the database via Gatekeeper’s pattern recognition algorithms. The system then quickly compares the new image to the reference image automatically identifying any changes or foreign objects. This quick and reliable means of threat detection makes for a much safer situation for all those involved. Security experts can rest easy knowing that their intelligent vehicle scanner system is doing the bulk of the heavy lifting. Everyone else within the facility or on the road is made noticeably safer because of this technology.

Why Under Vehicle Inspection Systems?

Plenty of experts agree that undercarriage inspection is an important element within vehicle inspection. With vehicle inspection systems, you can create a digital fingerprint of each vehicle, making it much easier to locate any objects that could pose a threat. While combined with any other security technology, this makes it a reliable approach towards vehicle security that you will not find anywhere else.

Groundbreaking Technologies with Gatekeeper

Gatekeeper Security’s suite of intelligent optical technologies provides security personnel with the tool to detect today’s threats. Our systems help those in the energy, transportation, commercial, and government sectors protect their people and their valuables by detecting threats in time to act. From automatic under vehicle inspection systems, automatic license plate reader systems, to on the move automatic vehicle occupant identifier, we offer full 360-degree vehicle scanning to ensure any threat is found. Throughout 36 countries around the globe, Gatekeeper Security’s technology is trusted to help protect critical infrastructure. Follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn for updates about our technology and company.

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