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February 6, 2024

Viken successfully field-tests innovative technology for detecting lead pipes supplying our nation’s drinking water

Viken Detection, a leading manufacturer of detection tools for public safety agencies, today announced its success in piloting a new technology for lead detection in buried water service lines. The company now seeks agency and commercial partnerships for faster deployment, given the urgent threat to children’s health. Read More

May 4, 2023

Viken Wins in Critical Fentanyl-Detection Technology Patent Action with Rapiscan|AS&E

Viken Detection, pioneer of x-ray imaging and vehicle screening portals, today announced three further victories in its litigation with Rapiscan|AS&E. All patent claims asserted in Rapiscan|AS&E’s 2020 patent infringement complaint have been found invalid by three unanimous panels of the Patent Trial & Appeal Board of the US Patent & Trademark Office, ending its latest maneuver to stop Viken’s advanced scanners from reaching the southern border through patent injunctions. Read More

January 20, 2023

X-ray tech enhancing drug, gun detection at southern border

NewsNation interviews Viken’s CEO Jim Ryan in this feature on technology being used at the U.S. southern border to detect and seize contraband like weapons and illegal drugs. Read More

In The News
January 17, 2023

From the ground up, X-rays scan vehicles for contraband at border checkpoints

Border Report takes a closer look at Viken Detection, a Massachusetts-based company supplying the federal government with X-ray scanners that are being deployed at checkpoints along the Southwest border to detect illegal drugs and weapons in vehicles. Read More

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