Honolulu International Airport in Hawaii, US, will soon receive a new body scanning device as part of the Transportation Security Administration's plan to upgrade airport security in the US.
The scanner is a spherical device that will rotate around passengers' bodies to detect weapons and explosives, according to hawaiinewsnow.com.
Security personnel operating the device will sit in a separate location and destroy the images created by the device once the scanning is complete.
The US Government plans to install 500 of the units, each costing $170,000, by the end of 2010.
Funding for the body scanners will be come from federal stimulus funds.