Spearhead Innovations Introduces New Version of Product Acoustic Signature System ''PASS'' and GSA Availability; Enhanced Durability of Inspection Device Will Aid National Security and Public Safety Efforts.WASHINGTON -- Spearhead Innovations, an emerging technologies software and systems developer, announces the availability of a new ruggedized version of their award winning Product Acoustic Signature For the article with regards audio files, see .
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The acoustic signature is made up of a number of individual elements. System (PASS) product. PASS is the first non-intrusive acoustic inspection technology designed specifically for rapid inspection of sealed containers. Without opening containers, the handheld device rapidly identifies liquid and bulk-solid contents, the existence of contraband contraband, in international law, goods necessary or useful in the prosecution of war that a belligerent may lawfully seize from a neutral who is attempting to deliver them to the enemy. and hidden compartments In developmental biology, compartments are fields of cells of distinct cell lineage, cell affinity, and genetic identity. In a developing organ, all cells within a compartment possess similar affinities, and so intermingle with each other. , fill level, and dissimilar or incorrectly marked contents in containers ranging in size from liter bottles to tanker trucks.
PASS was developed to meet a growing worldwide demand for rapid inspection for both commercial and government sectors. The new durable PASS unit can withstand harsh weather conditions and around the clock operations in difficult environments, supporting the interrogation interrogation
In criminal law, process of formally and systematically questioning a suspect in order to elicit incriminating responses. The process is largely outside the governance of law, though in the U.S. of hard to reach containers such as palletized barrels or hidden fuel tanks. The new unit also features a longer battery life and enhanced protection of the processing unit.
The PASS unit continues to be purchased and used in a variety of missions worldwide, including operations in over 13 countries. Recent sales include the City of Baltimore Fire Department. The unit can now be purchased off the GSA (1) (Global mobile Suppliers Association, Sawbridgeworth, U.K., www.gsacom.com) A membership organization of suppliers of GSM products and services. Its goal is to promote GSM as the worldwide mobile communications standard. See GSM Association and GSM. Federal Supply Schedule under contract number GS-07F-5897R.
Voted one of the Most Technologically Significant Products in the world by R&D Magazine, PASS launches ultrasonic ultrasonic /ul·tra·son·ic/ (-son´ik) beyond the upper limit of perception by the human ear; relating to sound waves having a frequency of more than 20,000 Hz.
1. sound waves into containers, analyzing and comparing the returned echoes with a database of known liquids and solid materials. In a matter of seconds, a Personal Digital Assistant (PDA (Personal Digital Assistant) A handheld computer for managing contacts, appointments and tasks. It typically includes a name and address database, calendar, to-do list and note taker, which are the functions in a personal information manager (see PIM). ), displays the contents, eliminating valuable time and manpower needed to inspect sealed containers. In addition, information gathered by PASS can be downloaded to a personal computer for further analysis.
Rapid inspection of sealed containers such as shipping barrels, tanker trucks, and railroad tanker cars is a critical and vitally important task facing organizations charged with ensuring national security, maintaining public safety, and enforcing government policies. PASS is currently being used by international and national law enforcement and inspection organizations to support anti-drug, anti-terror, border security, and weapons inspection activities. A list of agencies and organizations that use PASS include: US Department of Homeland Security Noun 1. Department of Homeland Security - the federal department that administers all matters relating to homeland security
executive department - a federal department in the executive branch of the government of the United States , US Army, US Air Force, US Department of Energy, and the United Nations.
Spearhead Innovations has a strong reputation and proven track record for developing and implementing innovative products that work in the real world. Spearhead also provides ongoing technology development services on longer term projects. For more information on PASS or to schedule a demonstration, please call 703.413.5090; email: PASS@spearheadinnovations.com or visit www.spearheadinnovations.com/pass.
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