New Radar Sees Through Walls (fwd from brian-slashdotnews at

Steve Schear s.schear at
Mon Jul 5 11:02:14 PDT 2004

At 11:42 AM 7/4/2004, Eugen Leitl wrote:
>From: brian-slashdotnews at
>Date: 2 Jul 2004 19:26:10 -0000
>To: slashdotnews at
>Subject: New Radar Sees Through Walls
>User-Agent: SlashdotNewsScooper/0.0.3
>Posted by: CowboyNeal, on 2004-07-02 16:46:00
>Topic: privacy, 278 comments
>    from the watching-me-watching-you dept.
>    [1]artemis67 writes "A [2]small Israeli company has [3]developed a
>    radar system that uses ultra-wideband technology to produce
>    three-dimensional pictures of the space behind a wall from a distance
>    of up to 20 meters. The pictures, which reportedly resemble those
>    produced by ultrasound, are relatively high-resolution and are
>    produced in real time. Wow, it sounds like the potential benefits of
>    this device are huge, saving lives of soldiers, firemen, or police;
>    the potential for privacy invasion, however, is similarly large."
>    1.
>    2.
>    3.

Should be interesting to see what insulated walls which include aluminum 
foil, common in U.S., do to penetration.


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