Morpho’s Itemiser DX Surpasses 5,000 Units Shipped Worldwide

WILMINGTON, Mass. – June 3, 2014
Morpho (Safran), through its subsidiary Morpho Detection, today announced it has surpassed 5,000 desktop Itemiser® DX explosives trace detectors (ETD) shipped worldwide. A lightweight, portable desktop system, Itemiser DX can detect residue from explosives and narcotics on skin, clothing, parcels, bags, cargo, vehicles and other surfaces. First introduced in 2009 and currently certified by six global regulatory agencies, Itemiser DX units have been deployed to airport checkpoints, checked baggage and air cargo screening facilities, critical infrastructure and secure locations around the world. "Morpho Detection is thrilled our customers have recognized the capabilities of Itemiser DX by helping us reach this milestone," said Karen Bomba, president and CEO, Morpho Detection. "Itemiser DX is the result of tireless efforts by Morpho to develop solutions that help our customers meet current and emerging security challenges. Congratulations to the men and women of Morpho Detection." The most recent version of the Itemiser® desktop product family, Itemiser DX incorporates Morpho's ITMS™ trace technology into an easy-to-use desktop package that can make security screenings more productive and efficient. For more information on Morpho's detection products, visit * * * About Morpho Detection
Morpho Detection, LLC, part of Morpho, Safran's (PAR: SAF) security business, is a leading supplier of explosives and narcotics and chemical, radiological, and nuclear detection systems for government, military, air and ground transportation, first responder, critical infrastructure and other high-risk organizations. Morpho Detection integrates computed tomography, Raman spectroscopy, trace (ITMS™), mass spectrometry, X-ray and X-ray Diffraction technologies into solutions that can make security activities more accurate, productive and efficient. Morpho Detection's solutions are deployed to help protect people and property the world over. About Morpho
Morpho, a high-technology company of Safran, is a global leader in security solutions. The company employs more than 8,400 people in 40 countries and reported revenues of 1.5 billion euros in 2013. Morpho's unique expertise lies in providing cutting edge security solutions for government identity, public security, critical infrastructure, transportation and business markets. Morpho is the world leader in multibiometric identification technologies, biometric identity documents, Automated Biometric Identification Systems (ABIS) and Explosives Detection Systems (EDS). It is one of the leading suppliers of SIM cards, smart cards, trace detection equipment and gaming terminals. With systems operating in more than 100 countries, Morpho's solutions simplify and secure the lives of people around the world. For more information:
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