TADARTactical Area Defense Alerting Radar
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A spokesman for manufacturer Smiths Detection said that, unlike its predecessors, the latest Tadar machine gives a real-time, moving image.
The spokesman said Tadar could be used in airports and other transport systems, courts, prisons, embassies, power stations and even schools.
Named Tadar, after the Brazilian Tadarida bat, it uses millimeter-waves to detect and identify suspicious objects hidden under clothing or to see through cloud and fog, in the same way that the bat uses high-frequency signals to navigate and locate insect prey in the dark.
It is this very special expertise that Farran has used to develop their new Tadar camera.
When someone stands in front of the Tadar camera, they are scanned fully clothed to measure their body's natural radiation against a temperature-controlled background panel.
The Tadar millimeter-wave imaging system employs patented mechanical scanning technology with state-of-the-art millimeter MMIC front-end circuits, resulting in high performance and low costs," McEnroe adds.
Sawyan was speaking as guest of honour of the inaugural function of the 13 Tadar Tang Memorial State Level Football Tournament at Rajiv Gandhi Stadium here on Saturday.
To this end, Tadar has been designed to provide real-time, rapidly refreshed images of a person being screened.
The screening operation using Tadar is a straightforward 'walk-by' procedure.
The technology that makes Tadar possible is based on a patent protected scanning technique that works by efficiently focussing the millimetre wave energy from the scene and thereby minimising the number of sensors needed in the system.
The duo had during their maiden tour of the state in October last year had interacted with the students of Sange Lhaden Sports Academy and watched many football matches including of the famous Tadar Tang Memorial State Level Football Tournament at Rajiv Gandhi Stadium, Naharlagun.
Also present on the occasion were MLAs Tani Loffa, Techi Kaso and Markio Tado, Political Secretary to CM Bamang Tago, APYC President Tadar Niglar, leaders of frontier wings and others.