Implant Sciences Corporation, a high technology supplier of systems and sensors for homeland security and defense markets, announced today that it has sold its QS-B220 desktop explosives trace detector to a leading regional US airline with growing air cargo revenues. The seven units will be deployed across five locations in the airline's network.
"The customer was impressed with the QS-B220's ease of use, non-radioactive source, push-button maintenance, and its low cost of ownership," stated Implant Sciences' Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Dr. Darryl Jones. "Buyer after buyer is telling us that the value proposition offered by Implant Sciences is far superior to anything else they've seen."
"As a leading airline that also conducts its own baggage screening, the purchase decision makers at this airline are extremely experienced and knowledgeable about air cargo screening. It was a pleasure working with them, and we look forward to a long-term customer relationship with them," stated Glenn D. Bolduc, President and CEO of Implant Sciences.
About the QS-B220 Desktop Explosives Trace Detector
The QS-B220 uses Ion Mobility Spectrometry (IMS) to rapidly detect and identify trace amounts of a wide variety of military, commercial, and homemade explosives as well as drugs. With significantly lower maintenance requirements than competing systems, the QS-B220 can be deployed for a much lower total cost of ownership than competing products. Featuring a radioactive material-free design, push-button maintenance and diagnostics, and a patented inCal™ internal automatic calibration system, the QS-B220 brings new levels of performance and convenience to desktop trace detection users with unsurpassed ease of use.
About Implant Sciences
Implant Sciences is the leader in next generation Explosives Trace Detection (ETD) technology. The Company is the third ETD manufacturer, and the sole American-owned company, to currently have product qualification from the US Transportation Security Administration. Implant Sciences has developed proprietary technologies used in its commercial explosives and drugs trace detection systems, which ship to a growing number of locations domestically and internationally. In addition to being named a Qualified Product by TSA on the Air Cargo Screening Technology List, the QS-B220 has received certification from STAC in France, and Designation as a Qualified Anti-Terrorism Technology by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security under the Support Anti-terrorism by Fostering Effective Technology Act of 2002 (the SAFETY Act). Implant Sciences' QS-H150 handheld explosives trace detector is also a Designated Qualified Anti-Terrorism Technology under the SAFETY Act.