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Methods, systems and devices for detecting threatening objects and for classifying magnetic data

United States Patent

January 24, 2012
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A method for detecting threatening objects in a security screening system. The method includes a step of classifying unique features of magnetic data as representing a threatening object. Another step includes acquiring magnetic data. Another step includes determining if the acquired magnetic data comprises a unique feature.
Kotter; Dale K. (Shelley, ID), Roybal; Lyle G. (Idaho Falls, ID), Rohrbaugh; David T. (Idaho Falls, ID), Spencer; David F. (Idaho Falls, ID)
Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC (Idaho Falls, ID)
11/ 687,725
March 19, 2007
GOVERNMENT RIGHTS This invention was made with Government support under Contract DE-AC07-05-ID14517 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in the invention.