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ComSonics Radar Guns Could Detect Drivers Who Text

09/18/2014, Texting while driving is a definite no-no, and it should be anathema to all those behind the wheel, pretty much the same when it comes to taking a swig of your favorite poison. After all, there are horror stories of texting while driving which has led to...

Smallest Radar System As Large As A Stamp

12/20/2012, When it comes to the military, you cannot fault us, the general public, to think that there are plenty of toys out there which would not seem to be out of place in a science fiction movie. Well, an European Union team of scientists have managed to come up...

Radar prototype device can see through walls

08/03/2012, Researchers from the University College London were able to design a radar that can reportedly identify frequency changes, thus enabling them to detect moving objects and people. Karl Woodbridge and Kevin Chetty built a radar prototype that has a similar...

Wind turbines to bother radar systems no more?

10/26/2011, We all learn a new thing every single day – and for today, did you know that wind turbines are able to garble up radar systems? Yes, that is right – with wind turbines in the vicinity, air traffic control can be an extremely stressful job...

Radar might have X-ray vision

10/19/2011, I have always wondered whether Superman being himself also had a superior moral code compared to us earthlings – did he ever abuse that X-ray vision of his? While Clark Kent and his alter ego might be fictional, this particular MIT radar system that...

HTC Radar and HTC Titan product pages are now up

09/02/2011, The huge fanfare surrounding a couple of smartphones from Taiwanese manufacturer HTC has continued with no signs of it abating – we’re talking about the HTC Radar and HTC Titan, where the devices’ respective webpages are now live and...

Phased array radar help to improve tornado prediction times

06/29/2011, The trouble with tornadoes is this – they are difficult to predict. Sure, we do have the relevant tools in place at the moment to figure out generally just where and when tornadoes are going to strike, but won’t it be better if such systems...

Noise Snare is a photo radar for loud vehicles

05/22/2011, Some folks think that removing the silencers on their motorcycles is something cool – but all it does is create a grating noise that is painful on the ears, while disturbing the general peace all around. Soon, hybercharged engines that blast their...

Radar detects concussions in athletes and soldiers

04/26/2011, Now here is new technology that might just make it easier for medical personnel to detect concussions in both athletes and soldiers, thanks to the use of a simple radar system which is capable of quickly screen individuals who may have suffered brain...

Sprint in-wall radar imaging system unveiled

04/07/2011, From Cambridge Consultants, the folks who brought you the portable in-wall radar bag, here comes a new device called Sprint to make fights against the unseen more in your favor. And when I say unseen I don’t mean sprits or ghosts, but possible...

The Prism 200c through-wall radar can help save lives

03/03/2011, Cambridge Consultants have just launched a new addition to its Prism through-wall radar product line. Called the Prism 200c, it is a simplistic redesign of the Prism 200. It is lightweight, and can easily and covertly fit into a backpack to stay...

A radar made from coffee cans

02/03/2011, A lecturer at MIT taught his students how to build their own Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) for one of their projects at the institute this semester. The SAR is a high-resolution radar that is usually used in moving vehicles like airplanes and used for...