Launch of Nanosniffer

The Union Education Minister launched NanoSniffer. It is the world's first explosion trace detector (ETD) based on microsensors.
Sheena

Updated: Apr 12, 2021 11:26:18 am

12 April 2021 Current Affairs:The Union Education Minister launched NanoSniffer. It is the world's first explosion trace detector (ETD) based on microsensors. It was developed by NanoSniff Technologies, an IIT startup in Mumbai, and Vehant Technologies was derived from Kritikal Solutions, a startup incubated by IIT in Delhi.

Highlights:
♦ This self-developed explosive trace detector device - NanoSniffer can detect explosives in less than 10 seconds.
♦ It also identifies and classifies explosives into different categories.
♦ It can detect all types of military, conventional and homemade explosives.
♦ It can send out visible and audible alarms through a colour display readable in the sun.
♦ In terms of R&D and manufacturing, NanoSniffer is 100% made in India.
♦ This reasonably priced equipment will reduce India’s reliance on imported explosion trace detector equipment.
 
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