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Undergarments Prevent Over Exposure

Travelers, listen up!

Are you fed up with TSA's intrusive full body scanners and body searches?

Well you may be in luck!

A man in Erlanger in Northern Kentucky says he's invented underclothes that block out private areas when going through scanners!

"We don't want people taking pictures of us with our clothes off and they're some travelers who are very sensitive to that,"said Mark Carey, inventor of Scanner Shirts.

Scanner shirts are a line of privacy underwear, for the traveler who doesn't want to give out T.M.I.

"A t-shirt for women, We also offer a t-shirt for children, it has a little smiley face on it."

They're designed to not disrupt the TSA's screening process.

"Nobody knows you're wearing them, They're not protest garments, they're designed to be a reasonable compromise for travelers to allow the TSA to do their job, but allow people to travel without a great deal of inconvenience and preserve their dignity."

The scanner shirts bottoms come in two styles.

"Boxer briefs and pants for ladies, all-cotton garments and 100-percent American made."

His goal was to make something functional, yet attractive to wear.

"By the same token, we're making it very clear we're reserving all of our rights as Americans when we travel, We don't give those up and we've designed the shirt with an emblem and a couple of other symbols, two stars, that are placed in a way that we think is going to protect the dignity of female travelers."

But the TSA says anything that appears to be an anomaly will require additional screening, which could include a pat-down.

Carey's secret is in the ink.

"We found one that we think provides a blurred image over that part of the body that the TSA says they're not going to search anyhow."

The underwear will not hide body piercings.

Women's scanner shirts cost 14.99 and men's 15.99.

Carey says folks who have recently used them say they were will received at the airport.


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