[LINK] new X-ray technology for Australian airports

Tom Koltai tomk at unwired.com.au
Fri Feb 25 15:36:44 AEDT 2011

It's not really new Tech...


And here is how it looks to the operator:

A holographic millimeter-wave imaging technique shows a polystyrene
rhombus against a dummy human body. The broad bands correspond to the
contours of the body.

Interesting stuff this 70-90 GHz...

> -----Original Message-----
> From: link-bounces at mailman.anu.edu.au 
> [mailto:link-bounces at mailman.anu.edu.au] On Behalf Of Kim Holburn
> Sent: Friday, 25 February 2011 2:44 PM
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> Subject: [LINK] new X-ray technology for Australian airports
> Just when you think that you don't have any more privacy to 
> lose the government comes up with a new and dangerous way.
> I'd love to see a risk assessment on this.  Let's just x-ray 
> everyone without a medical case.  Our society would be much 
> safer, except for the increase in cancer, but we're working on that.
> http://www.news.com.au/travel/news/no-place-left-to-hide-drugs
> -with-x-ray-technology/story-e6frfq80-1226011075259

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