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Implant Sciences Receives Patent for Narcotics and Explosives Particle Removal System
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Wilmington, MA -- Implant Sciences Corporation (otcqb:IMSC) (pinksheets:IMSC), a high technology supplier of systems and sensors for homeland security and defense markets, today announced that it has been issued patent number 8,122,756 from the US Patent and Trademark Office. The patent, titled, "Narcotics and Explosives Particle Removal System," covers a method for removing particles from a target surface to increase sample collection.
Todd Silvestri, Implant Sciences' Vice President of Technology, commented, "Non-contact sample collection enables a wider range of deployment options for trace detection technologies. This invention is aimed at improving the collection efficiency of our non-contact sampling technologies."
Implant Sciences President and CEO Glenn D. Bolduc added, "This latest patent, the twelfth we have received, reaffirms Implant Sciences' commitment to being a true innovator in explosives and narcotics trace detection. New technologies that we have introduced include non-radioactive ionization, non-contact sampling, and automatic self-calibration. The breakthroughs made by our technology group continue to open new market opportunities for the Company and build shareholder value."
About Implant Sciences
Implant Sciences develops, manufactures and sells sophisticated sensors and systems for Security, Safety, and Defense (SS&D) markets. The Company has developed proprietary technologies used in its commercial explosive and narcotics trace detection systems which ship to a growing number of locations domestically and internationally. Implant Sciences' QS-H150 portable explosives trace detector has received Qualified Anti-Terrorism Technology Designation and the Company's QS-B220 bench-top explosives and narcotics trace detector has received a Developmental Testing & Evaluation (DT&E) Designation by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security under the Support Anti-terrorism by Fostering Effective Technology Act of 2002 (the SAFETY Act). For further details on the Company and its products, please visit the Company's website at www.implantsciences.com.
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