TechConnect Innovation Program

Concealed Weapons Detector

Ariel University R&D Co. Ltd., Israel, Israel

TECHNOLOGY SUMMARY

Using a passive mm EM wave sensor, the device can detect the presence of metallic and non-metallic hidden objects on the body. The device can be stationary of handheld and operates at a distance of several meters. Objects can be identified and resolved down to several cm.

Primary Application Area: Aerospace & Defense

Technology Development Status: Prototype

Technology Readiness Level: TRL 4

FIGURES OF MERIT

Value Proposition: The device excels in portability (hand held device), enables screening at a distance (~3 meters) and will be low cost (COGS of several hundred $) and is completely passive (no intrusive imaging or radiation). No existing commercial product offers these combined advantages.

SHOWCASE SUMMARY

Organization Type: Academic/Gov Lab

Global Innovation Awardee

Showcase Booth #: 649

Website: www.arielrnd.com

GOVT/EXTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES

Government Funding/Support to Date:

Primary Sources of Funding: Angel, Friends, Family, University

Looking for: Both Funding and Development Partners