Future Cellphones Could Pack Tech to See Through Walls

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brett1042002

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Interesting. I can only wonder what effect this will have on battery life when in use. Hopefully, by the time this tech arrived in a future cell phone, battery life will be a non-issue.
 

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"Just like microwaves can be used for voice and data communication,"

... and more importantly : cooking !
 

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This will never make it to the consumer cell phone market even with a limited 4 inch range. The public outcry would be huge. Not to mention why the hell would the consumer ever need to see thru walls? The added cell phone part is kind of pointless.

Def cool for military tech however.
 
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for us folks that install data/telecom wiring this would be awesome to be able to see through drywall and to find those odd horizontal 2x4's that hinder dropping lines through some walls. would be like a studfinder on steroids.
 

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[citation][nom]proxy711[/nom]...why the hell would the consumer ever need to see thru walls?....[/citation]

Why the hell would the average consumer need to use a ...
a car instead of a horse
an ocean liner instead of a sailing ship
an aircraft instead of an ocean liner
a cell phone
a computer
a satellite navigation system
a TV instead of radio
a color TV instead of b/w
a color TV with 500+ channels instead of 3,4 or 5 channels

a [you name it] :)

Humans (especially males), we always find a use for new stuff.




 

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Wait a second ... Your saying Sony developed a camera or camera lens that is able to see through dark clothing? Assuming people aren't all wearing dark clothing, would you see a bunch of fuzzy nude people walking down the street?
 

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[citation][nom]derekullo[/nom]Wait a second ... Your saying Sony developed a camera or camera lens that is able to see through dark clothing? Assuming people aren't all wearing dark clothing, would you see a bunch of fuzzy nude people walking down the street?[/citation]

Yes. It was a night vision camera, but when used during the day, it would pick up body heat, thus allowing you to see through some clothing. Swimming costumes were especially vulnerable.
 

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[citation][nom]jasonkaler[/nom]Yes. It was a night vision camera, but when used during the day, it would pick up body heat, thus allowing you to see through some clothing. Swimming costumes were especially vulnerable.[/citation]
Huh ... I feel a sudden and inexplicable urge to get one of those cams and go to the beach ...
 
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