Pangiam Starts Trial At Amsterdam Schipol Airport

Passengers at Amsterdam Schiphol airport.
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In a notable achievement for airport security technology, Pangiam, a leading security technology, and vision AI company, has announced the successful completion of an exploratory assessment of Project DARTMOUTH’s threat detection capability.

The assessment took place at the Organization for Applied Scientific Research (TNO) in the Netherlands, marking a significant milestone in the evolution of airport security screening.


Project DARTMOUTH, initiated by Pangiam, aims to revolutionize airport security screening through the integration of artificial intelligence to enhance the inspection of carry-on bags.

The successful exploratory assessment has given Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS) the confidence to proceed with the next stage of trials for Project DARTMOUTH in collaboration with Pangiam.

Fred de Winter, Senior Manager of Security at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, expressed enthusiasm about the results, stating, “We are truly excited about the strong results achieved by Pangiam in the exploratory assessment.”

“These results give us great confidence in the collaboration with Pangiam and the positive impact Project DARTMOUTH can have on our security checkpoint operations. We look forward to the trials and the potential transformation of our security screening procedures.”

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The next stage of trials will involve iterative development and refinement of the system, crucial for ensuring seamless integration with existing infrastructure and meeting EU regulatory compliance. The ultimate goal is to pave the way for full-scale implementation at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.

Queues of people at Schiphol Airport security control.
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Alexis Long, Head of Project DARTMOUTH at Pangiam, highlighted the significance of the testing phase, stating, “We’re making significant strides as we transition into the next stage trials, thanks to the invaluable support from Schiphol.”

“This testing phase in the real-world environment is crucial in fine-tuning our technology and ensuring it aligns seamlessly with existing infrastructure.”

With this milestone, Pangiam and Amsterdam Airport Schiphol are set to deepen their collaboration, ushering in a new era of innovation for aviation security checkpoints.

The transformative impact of Project DARTMOUTH is expected to enhance both the efficiency and security of screening procedures, offering travelers a rapid, hassle-free, and more secure passage through security checks.

Pangiam, comprising security experts, technologists, innovators, and problem solvers, stands at the forefront of industry advancements.

The company, founded by a team of customs and security professionals with decades of collective senior-level executive experience, is dedicated to addressing the evolving challenges in security, facilitation, and operations faced by businesses and governments.

The collaboration between Pangiam and Amsterdam Airport Schiphol holds the promise of not only improving security measures but also enhancing the overall travel experience for passengers.

By leveraging cutting-edge AI technology, Project DARTMOUTH aims to set a new standard for airport security, aligning with the collective vision of both entities to provide comprehensive solutions and capabilities in the ever-evolving landscape of aviation security.

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