Camera used to detect galaxies may be used to detect weapons

04/13/2005 | Wall Street Journal, The

Researchers are combining millimeter wave cameras, which are used to spot distant galaxies, with regular photography to detect concealed weapons, the Dow Jones News Wires reports. The Army could use the technology to spot hidden weapons on enemy soldiers, and it could also be used by police and airport security. The Army has funded some of the research to develop the cameras.

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