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Creating a Sterile Airport

The September 11th terror attacks have forever changed the way airlines and their passengers interact.

Security is the name of the game, now, in terror-conscious America. But in a hypothetical exercise, for the September 2002 edition of Popular Science magazine, a Denver-based security firm, Isotec, Inc. has outlined a plan for a sterile airport. This plan utilizes electronic detecting components already on the market. These applications are able to ascertain the passenger is who they say they are, and the baggage they carry belongs to them, and holds no threat. UTTM Anchor Melissa McDermott spoke with Jim Alexander, CEO of Isotec.

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