New MIT radar technology lets you see through walls

By Shawn Knight · 10 replies
Oct 19, 2011
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  1. New radar technology created at MIT’s Lincoln Laboratory grants users the ability to see through walls. The tech is being developed with military applications in mind, although it could see…

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  2. Interesting but not near as neat as quantum levitation! it doesn't seem very practical to lug a huge piece of equipment like that to a wall. I can imagine the enemy talking to one another "Whad is dat?" "Ids jus de Ameecans trying do see through de wal."
  3. Greg S

    Greg S TechSpot Staff Posts: 1,070   +427

    I'd rather see a quantum levitation table or desk in my house before having the ability to see through walls. Thermal imaging already does an okay job of seeing through obstacles provided they are thin.
  4. tehbanz

    tehbanz TS Enthusiast Posts: 183   +10

    get ready for a breakthrough in seeing through walls technology, an invention so cutting edge that you'll hardly believe you're actually seeing through solid concrete. This invention i'm unveiling today will change the way we live life forever, and it's called. . . . the window!
  5. Miyasashi

    Miyasashi TS Rookie

    I guess we'll see the American soldiers towing around microwave-ovens to see enemies whilst cooking their meals?
  6. Did anyone else remember 'Aliens' after watching this?
  7. MIT comes up with this for military based applications and promptly explains how it all works for anyone to copy. China says thanks.
  8. treetops

    treetops TS Evangelist Posts: 2,073   +219

    Map hack!
  9. stewi0001

    stewi0001 TS Evangelist Posts: 1,681   +1,080

    "the radar can only detect moving objects"
    well that would not be good to use during an earthquake, at a robotic factory and etc...
  10. Lionvibez

    Lionvibez TS Evangelist Posts: 1,266   +436

    Like it would have stopped them from copying it anyways they already own half your country :p
  11. i hope i can purchase 1 ....

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