WILMINGTON, Mass., March 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Implant Sciences Corporation (OTCQB: IMSC), a leading manufacturer of explosives trace detection (ETD) and drugs trace detection solutions for homeland security applications, today reported the shipment of more than $750,000 in explosives trace detection systems to various customers in Asia. The shipments include a mixture of QS-H150 and QS-B220 systems, and will be deployed in military, aviation security, and critical infrastructure protection applications.
"Asia continues to remain a strong market for the company, and our certification successes have helped build our sales in the region even more. Our year-to-date shipments to Asian customers for FY2015 already exceed all of last year, and we have additional opportunities in the pipeline," stated Dr. Darryl Jones, Implant Sciences' Global Vice President of Sales and Marketing.
"The mix of new and repeat customers validates Implant Sciences as a market leader and technology innovator," said Dr. Jones. "We look forward to continuing to build our market presence in Asia."
About the QS-B220 Desktop Explosives and Drugs Trace Detector
The QS-B220 uses Ion Mobility Spectrometry (IMS) to rapidly detect and identify trace amounts of a wide variety of military, commercial, and homemade explosives as well as illicit drugs. With significantly lower maintenance requirements than competing systems, the QS-B220 can be deployed for a much lower total cost of ownership than other approved products. Featuring a radioactive material-free design, push-button maintenance and diagnostics, and a patented inCal™ internal automatic calibration system, the QS-B220 brings new levels of performance and convenience to desktop trace detection users with unsurpassed ease of use.
About the QS-H150 Handheld Explosives Trace Detector
The QS-H150 utilizes Ion Mobility Spectrometry (IMS) technology, providing fast, accurate detection of trace amounts of a wide variety of military, commercial, and homemade explosives. Built with no radioactive materials and featuring a low-maintenance, self-calibrating, and self-clearing design, the QS-H150 provides very high levels of operational availability. The QS-H150 has been proven to perform well in a wide variety of temperatures and challenging environments, from humid jungles to dry, sand swept deserts.
About Implant Sciences
Implant Sciences is a leader in developing and manufacturing advanced detection capabilities to counter and eliminate the ever-evolving threats from explosives and drugs. The Company's team of dedicated trace detection experts has developed proprietary technologies used in its commercial products, thousands of which have been sold across more than 50 countries worldwide. The Company's ETDs have received approvals and certifications from several international regulatory agencies including the TSA in the U.S., ECAC in Europe, CAAC and the Ministry of Public Safety in China, Russia FSB, STAC in France, and the German Ministry of the Interior. It has also received the GSN Homeland Security Award for "Best Explosives Detection Solution" two years in a row (2013 and 2014). All Implant Sciences products are recognized as Qualified Anti-Terrorism Technologies by the Department of Homeland Security. For further details on the Company and its products, please visit the Company's website at www.implantsciences.com.
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