XTEK Limited offers latest forensic detection technologyJuly 28, 2014
Australian listed company XTEK Limited (ASX:XTE) is Australia’s homeland security specialist, providing high-quality protective security, tactical and forensics solutions to the government, law enforcement, military and commercial sectors.
XTEK provides Document Examination systems to all Australian and New Zealand police forces. The company also provides these systems for passport and visa examination for most Australian Ports, Government agencies responsible for the examination of passports and other travel documents and to Australian posts and missions in selected countries.
With the support of the Forensic Document Service and ChemImage, XTEK recently hosted a successful document examination demonstration in Sydney and at XTEK’s head office in Canberra.
Document examiners and conservators from the Department of Immigration and Border Protection, DFAT, University of Canberra, Canberra Institute of Technology, National Museum of Australia and National Archives of Australia attended. They observed the HSI Examiner™ 200 QD, which used hyperspectral imaging (HSI) to inspect tampered handwriting and printing on documents, faded documents and vehicle paint samples.
The HSI Examiner™ 200 QD features:
- Authentication of travel documents and currency
- Examination of covert security features and watermarks
- Printed ink comparison and document authentication
- Detection of alterations and counterfeits
- Revealing concealed or obliterated information
- Advanced imaging of TLC plates
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XTEK is an Australian Defence Force Recognised Supplier, is listed on the Australian Defence Force Register as an approved maintenance facility, and is a Member of the Defence Industry Security Panel.
The business was established just before the Hilton Hotel bombing in Sydney, during the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in 1978. The Company provides equipment, training and support services to Federal and State Government Departments and Police Forces responsible for Australia’s national internal security. XTEK was a major supplier of security products and services to the Sydney Organising Committee of the Olympic Games in 2000. It was also one of the first suppliers to the new army units formed to provide a High Risk and Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear response capacity. The company provides training in baggage screening to Government agencies.
XTEK offers an extensive range of bomb search and render safe equipment including bomb disposal robots, exploders, detectors and disrupters, portable X-Ray kits, electronic stethoscopes, bomb suppression blankets, endoscopes and other specialist equipment. XTEK is the main provider of essential equipment used by the Australian and New Zealand police forensic markets. XTEK provides X-Ray and mail screening packages to a broad range of clients including Ministerial offices, Federal and State Government departments, Royal Commissions, ASIC, and courts throughout Australia. In addition, XTEK offers general security products to private corporations, airports, seaports and public venues.
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