Rapiscan Systems, Inc., a leading global supplier of security inspection systems, today announced that the company’s Metor 6WP walk through metal detector has passed the rigors of lab-testing by the National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4) at The University of Southern Mississippi.
Following an extensive evaluation in the National Sports Security Laboratory at the University of Southern Mississippi, NCS4 has confirmed that the Metor 6WP performed at or above the levels considered by evaluators to fully meet their requirements. NCS4 has concluded that the Metor 6WP meets the operational and technological needs of operations and security personnel at sports venues.
The Metor 6WP is a state-of-the-art metal detector that combines advanced metal detection technology with a practical, waterproof design. Engineered for both permanent and temporary installations, the Metor 6WP can be assembled and disassembled within five minutes with no tools required, making the system an excellent choice for event security screening. Equipped with enhanced discrimination features, the Metor 6WP is well-suited for screening large groups of people quickly and efficiently.
“Sporting event security has come to light as a top priority for organizations and spectators alike, and venues across the country are seeking equipment that will not only secure their venues and spectators, but also keep up with necessary throughput requirements,” said Brad Buswell, president of Rapiscan Systems North America. “Organizations like the NFL and MLB have already begun to employ more stringent security strategies, with all MLB stadiums needing to use metal detectors starting in the 2015 MLB season. Rapiscan is pleased to offer demonstrations of the Metor 6WP to provide professional and collegiate events with industry-leading solutions.”
The National Sports Security Laboratory located at the National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security at The University of Southern Mississippi conducts independent, impartial testing and evaluations of safety and security equipment, systems and processes so that sports venue operators and security personnel can make informed decisions, prior to their procurement and deployment of security technologies.
In addition to testing within a laboratory setting, the Metor 6WP the National Sports Security Laboratory also deployed and tested the Metor 6WP at Comerica Park, the Detroit Tigers stadium.