Finavia to deploy OptoScreener for LEDs in preparation for partial lifting of EU liquids ban

Québec City, Canada – January 7, 2014 – Optosecurity, a leader in liquid explosives detection (LED) and operation productivity software, announced today that it has received a significant order for its LED and Firearm Detection product, OptoScreener, from Finnish Airport Operator, Finavia.  The announcement comes on the heels of a number of new Standard 2 ECAC certifications the company was recently awarded.


 "Finavia Corporation, who are responsible for airports and the air navigation system for all of Finland, are a very safety and passenger oriented company, which aligns well with Optosecurity’s core capabilities and focus.” said Tim Mathews, COO of Optosecurity.  “We are very pleased that they chose OptoScreener for this project and we are excited to work with their team and to continue to develop this relationship."  Kari Nurmela, Systems Specialist at Finavia agreed and added, “We feel that OptoScreener will be a key part of our security screening at the checkpoint as we move towards the partial lifting of the liquids ban. We want to be ready and OptoScreener will help us do that.”


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.