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Millimeter-Wave Moves beyond Airport Scanners

Imec’s millimeter-wave technology promises new application in motion sensing.

Many of us first learned about millimeter (mm) wave technology while passing through the relatively newer scanning machines at most US airports. This technology was originally thought to replace the older X-ray machine scanners. With mmWave’s, the radiation energy passes through clothing but bounces off the person’s skin before returning to the receivers. An image of the energy pattern is then available for viewing by airport TSA personel.

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