Kochi airport to have robotic security system


As part of measures to enhance passenger safety, Cochin International Airport is all set to introduce a high-end robotic security system capable of remote handling of explosive devices and fire fighting and hijack situations among others.

The system, costing around Rs 12 crore, would be introduced next month, making the airport the first among the southern states to have such a facility, a CIAL press release said today.

It comprises safety robots developed by Canada-based Pedsco Ltd and threat containment vessel (TCV) and sophisticated luggage containment vehicle (both developed by Nabco, USA).

Read more at Economic Times


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