Blog: Seeing through clothes
Leonie Barrie | 1 December 2006
“See the bones in your hand, see through clothes!” was the slogan used to promote X-Ray Specs back in the 70s, and although we knew they didn’t really work of course, the idea remained an exciting one. Scientists haven’t given up on it though, and researchers in the US have now come up with a technology that will enable small cameras to see through clothing to detect weapons. The technology, known as passive millimetre-wave (PMMW) technology, can also see through clouds. The images captured by the cameras are a bit disappointing though, as this article shows:
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