Local company creates new technology to help detect drugs being smuggled into state, country
BURLINGTON, Mass. — One local company in Burlington is doing its part to limit the amount of drugs coming into the state and country as Massachusetts continues to struggle to fight growing drug problems like the opioid crisis.
We’ve seen the nationwide drug epidemic hit local communities, but we don’t see a lot of solutions. The Burlington-based company Viken believes they have one.
Up until now officials have relied mostly on cameras, mirrors and canine teams to look for drugs and other contraband, but they can now use Viken’s Osprey under-vehicle x-ray and handheld imagers.