The Future of Airport Security

Starting in November 2012 Australia’s airports are rolling out millimetre-wave body scanners in all our international terminals and this afternoon Fiona Poole of ABC NSW’s Statewide Afternoons and I chatted about the safety and reliability of this new technology and what else lies ahead in airport security.

Given that by 2030 we will have doubled our air passengers to about 12 billion people in the sky across the year, dedicated security tunnels, thermal lie detection, in airport passenger tracking and behavioral detection officers are all going to be a huge part of how we keep our airports and flights safe into the future.

Take a listen now for all this as well as the evolution of airports into airtropilis’s and even how we might bypass airports all together and send things using 3D faxes:

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