Virtual Imaging, a Canon Company, Celebrates the Sale of its 300th RadPRO® SecurPASS® Security Screening System, Sold to Clay County Jail
Kentucky’s Clay County Jail Adds Full Body Contraband Detection Device to its Facility
MELVILLE, N.Y., September 21, 2017 – Virtual Imaging, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A., Inc., has announced that the Company, either directly or indirectly through its authorized dealers, has sold the 300th unit of the RadPRO1 SecurPASS Full Body Security Screening System.2 Finding a home in jails and prisons, the RadPRO SecurPASS System helps scan individuals to detect a wide range of dangerous and illegal substances while minimizing the need for physical searches. The 300th unit was sold to Clay County Jail in Manchester, Kentucky.
“We are proud to celebrate what is a significant milestone for Virtual Imaging and its RadPRO SecurPASS System,” said Tsuneo Imai, vice president and general manager, Healthcare Solutions Division, Business Imaging Solutions Group, Canon U.S.A., Inc. and president, Virtual Imaging, Inc. “The RadPRO SecurPASS System is a perfect fit for those organizations with certain high-security needs2 to conduct body scans in a safe, time efficient and non-invasive manner. We are happy to add Clay County Jail to our list of satisfied customers.”
According to Clay County Jail, it made the decision to purchase the unit based on the positive feedback that it received from those already using the device and Virtual Imaging’s commitment to providing excellent service coverage.
The RadPRO SecurPASS System is able to detect contraband both inside and on the body in certain high- security environments, including jails, prisons border crossings and government facilities. This System uses a low-dose X-ray scanning system that can detect many types of dangerous or illegal substances, such as liquid explosives, drugs, copper wires and plastics. Based on unique patented technology, the RadPRO SecurPASS System is able to scan prosthetics to identify hidden narcotics, weapons and other dangerous contraband.
For more information about the RadPRO SecurPASS System, visit www.usa.canon.com.
About Virtual Imaging, Inc.
Virtual Imaging, Inc., a Canon company, combines unmatched experience, extensive resources and broad business functions. Virtual Imaging collaborates with large complex hospitals, imaging centers, private physician offices and government organizations to support them in becoming efficient, high-performance healthcare providers and professionals with the latest in digital radiography technology. Virtual Imaging assists in the forward advancement of its clients, from strategic planning to day-to-day operations, with commitment to providing products and services for diagnostic equipment, imaging solutions and digital flat panel technology. In addition to healthcare organizations, Virtual Imaging also provides solutions to the U.S. veterinary sector and to the security industry – a field deployable radiography system for military use and a full-body security screening system to help address certain security needs of jails, prisons and other high-security environments.
About Canon U.S.A., Inc.
Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions to the United States and to Latin America and the Caribbean markets. With approximately $29 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents granted in 2016.† Canon U.S.A. is committed to the highest level of customer satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 percent U.S.-based service and support for all of the products it distributes in the United States. Canon U.S.A. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility. In 2014, the Canon Americas Headquarters secured LEED® Gold certification, a recognition for the design, construction, operations and maintenance of high-performance green buildings. To keep apprised of the latest news from Canon U.S.A., sign up for the Company's RSS news feed by visiting www.usa.canon.com/rss and follow us on Twitter @CanonUSA. For media inquiries, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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† Based on weekly patent counts issued by United States Patent and Trademark Office.
1 All RadPRO products are sold by Virtual Imaging, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A., Inc., and its authorized dealers.
2 Certain uses and applications may be prohibited in certain jurisdictions; end users are responsible for confirming that their intended use complies with applicable laws and regulations.
RadPRO and SecurPASS are registered trademarks of Virtual Imaging, Inc., a Canon U.S.A., Inc. company, in the United States and may also be registered trademarks or trademarks in other countries. All other referenced product names, and other marks, are trademarks of their respective owners.
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