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Artificial intelligence or AI is being used to secure sites from sports arenas to churches and schools. The technology is used to search for weapons, including guns, knives and explosives, as people walk between standing panels. If a weapon is discovered, security will be alerted.
Massachusetts-based Evolv has used the technology to scan around 300 million people across the country since the system went live in 2019, second only to the TSA.
“Remember to walk right into a venue, into a school, into a building without stepping out of step,” said Peter George, CEO of Evolv, promoting the technology as far less intrusive than traditional metal detectors. “And if you don’t have a gun with you, you can go straight inside. And if you have one, we can identify that.”
Evolv’s technology is…