The commonwealth government of Australia awarded an order worth $5 million to OSI Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSIS). As per the terms of the contract, OSI’s Security Division will supply Rapiscan® RTT®110 hold BSS (baggage screening systems). It will also develop and deliver software algorithms to detect biosecurity risk items automatically.
Installation of Rapiscan® RTT®110 systems at Melbourne IA
OSIS will install Rapiscan® RTT®110 systems at an International Airport in Melbourne. The company will also establish innovative baggage screening systems at global mail gateway systems in Sydney and Melbourne.
The baggage screening systems will scan the baggage for vegetables, fruits, seeds, animal products, and animals. It will also screen inbound mail. The company also develops proprietary technology for package tracking to detect control suspected items.
Prevents entry of pests into Australia
Ms. Jessica Mitchell, DAWE Director (Pathway Capability) said innovative baggage screening systems developed by OSI helps to identify biosecurity risk items at the borders and prevent the entry of diseases and pests from entering Australia. She said significant progress is made in conducting trials to detect biosecurity risk items using Rapiscan Systems.
In the next phase, Rapiscan systems will be installed at strategic locations to assist the teams in clearing several million parcels and packages that enter Australia through mail centers and airports.
Deepak Chopra, Chairman of OSI said the company is excited to win an order from DAWE for the implementation of Rapiscan RTT110 systems, which are capable of scanning baggage and parcels simultaneously. The new baggage screening systems use proprietary algorithms to prevent biosecurity threats.
Wins $5 million order for Medical Sensors
The optoelectronics division of OSI won an order worth $5 million for the supply of optical sensors. As per the terms of the pact, the company will supply optical sensors to the OEMs of medical devices. Deepak said the company is pleased to win this prestigious order and continues to extend support to this customer.
OSI will supply cargo inspection systems
OSI will supply cargo inspection systems and solutions worth $60 million to an US-based customer. This order will be fulfilled by its security division. Deepak said the company will continue to support this customer to maintain critical security.