Airbus successfully tests the Konikore

Airbus Successfully Tests The Konikore

In 2017, Koniku, one of our portfolio companies, entered into a cooperation agreement with Airbus to solve the issue of airport and aircraft security. The konikore will detect biological hazards, and spot chemical and explosive threats within 10 seconds. 

Airbus has made a significant step by partnering with the Mobile Police Department, the canine squad from Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, and FBI bomb technicians to lead a series of field tests evaluating the performance of Konikore’s volatile and organic compound detection. 

Konikore exceeded expectations, showing a perfect score in sensitivity and specificity in detecting explosive threats.

These positive results will lead to a series of additional tests with Airbus airport partners, including Singapore Changi Airport and San Francisco International Airport, to validate the integration of this disruptive technology into existing airport security processes for unregulated areas.


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