QUÉBEC CITY, July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Optosecurity a leader in liquid detection technology announced today that it has received a first major purchase order for its OptoScreener software upgrade solution.
Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is moving forward with liquid detection in preparation for the upcoming partial liquid ban lift in Europe, in January 2014. This purchase order is significant for Optosecurity and Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is planning for further orders in the next few months.
"We are very pleased to receive this first purchase order from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport for our liquid detection solution." said Eric Bergeron, President and CEO of Optosecurity. "Our type C solution is the best upgrade on the market and is not more expensive than a type B solution. We are expecting orders from other airports with the partial liquid ban lift getting closer and we are ready to service the European market."
About Schiphol Group
Schiphol Group is an airport company with Amsterdam Airport Schiphol as its main airport. Schiphol Group actions revolve around their core values: reliability, efficiency, hospitality, inspiration and sustainability. Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is a well-equipped international airport with modern facilities. It offers these facilities to 101 scheduled airlines that transported 51 million passengers and 1.5 million tonnes of cargo to their destination via the Mainport in 2012. Via Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, passengers and cargo have direct access to 317 destinations all over the world.
About Optosecurity Inc.
Headquartered in Canada, Optosecurity Inc. is a leader in operational efficiency and threat detection for checkpoint security in airports and other critical infrastructures. Optosecurity's eVelocity software suite is the first in the world to enable centralized remote screening of hand luggage, redefining airport security paradigms and economics, demonstrating proven savings and productivity enhancements. Optosecurity's automated threat detection software also enables liquid explosives detection in a cost-efficient way and is certified by European civil aviation authorities.
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