SmartCheck – The Body Scanning Machine. BY Rezwana Islam. What is SmartCheck?. It peeks underneath passenger’s clothing to search for guns, bombs or liquid explosives. In this device special privacy software intentionally blurs the image.
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It is not strong enough to penetrate much beyond the skin, so it can’t find weapons that may be hidden in body cavities.
Extra radiation is not good for our selves.
SmartCheck poses some ethical and legal challenges.
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