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Sensor Could Detect Concealed Weapons Without X-rays

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August 18, 2005
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A new sensor being patented by Ohio State University could be used to detect concealed weapons or help pilots see better through rain and fog. Unlike X-ray machines or radar instruments, the sensor doesn't have to generate a signal to detect objects -- it spots them based on how brightly they reflect the natural radiation that is all around us every day.

COLUMBUS , Ohio – A new sensor being patented by Ohio State University could be used to detect concealed weapons or help pilots see better through rain and fog.


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