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NEWS: Walt Disney World Testing Contactless Security & Bag Check System at Disney Springs

With social distancing and a focus on contactless options amidst COVID-19, Walt Disney World has been very clear they are doing everything possible to ensure the safety of their guests upon the phased reopening beginning June 22 with select resorts and July 11 with the parks.

 

According to WDWNT.com, is appears Disney is now testing a new security scanning system which is currently taking place in the Lime Garage at Disney Springs at the entrance to the escalator.

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The manufacturer of the walk through scanner, Evolv Express, states “It is the fastest weapons-screening system on the market, consistently screening 60 people every minute for firearms and other threats. That’s 3,600 people per hour, or 10X faster than a traditional checkpoint system.”

 

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WDWNT.com shared that their reporter was at Disney Springs when Disney was testing the new system. “He was walked through the scanner, while having to put his camera and water bottle into a separate bin for security to check. He observed that many security officers were not pulling aside those with smaller bags or purses, but larger backpacks will probably still need to searched.”

Are you dropping by Disney Springs any time soon? You may have a chance to experience this new scanning system!

Source: WDWNT.com

About Mike and Jamie Sylvester

We are Disney nerds. Two kids at heart who love the magic and the memories of Walt Disney World! We follow all things Disney and have great experiences with Disney Vacation Club and RunDisney events in particular. We enjoy the vacations, day trips, weekend getaways and geek out over the planning of such events. From lodging to dining to Fastpasses we have a spreadsheet for every occasion. Mike’s frivolous Disney goal is to acquire a magic band of every style while Jamie’s goal is to experience as many Disney desserts as possible. Usually there isn’t a day that passes without some discussion of the master plan of our next trip to the happiest place on earth. Most people think we’re normal – until they travel to Disney with us. We have been married for 15 years and are blessed with a daughter and a son who have already learned the importance of planning ahead! As a family we thoroughly enjoy the magic and the memories at Walt Disney World and are here to help others experience the magic as well.