126 Results for

cloak

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Use Cloak to avoid social-network frenemies in real life

The iPhone application, which bills itself as an antisocial network, alerts you when flagged Instagram and Foursquare "friends" are close by.

By Mar. 19, 2014

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3D-print your own invisibility cloak, kind of

Engineers at Duke University have used 3D printing to create an object that can shield against detection from microwave beams.

By May. 7, 2013

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Heat shield is new type of 'invisibility cloak'

French researchers say special coatings can isolate objects from heat or concentrate heat, similar to how waves are diffused for cloaking.

By Mar. 27, 2012

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'Invisibility' cloak could dampen blow from earthquakes

Researchers say giant rubber cylinders coated with special wave-scattering materials could act as a "seismic waveguide" and dissipate the punch from earthquakes.

By Feb. 15, 2012

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Remember invisibility cloak tech? It's useful for talking to satellites

Intellectual Ventures' second spinoff is translating research in so-called metamaterials into cheaper and easier-to-use communications equipment for plans, ships, and eventually even your individual hot spot.

By Aug. 21, 2012

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Heading into battle? Don your invisibility cloak

BAE Systems has unveiled new technology that can turn warcraft invisible and undetectable by infrared surveillance systems.

By Sep. 7, 2011

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Invisibility cloak makes tank disappear, enemies worry

Adaptiv uses a trick from Predator to make vehicles blend into their surroundings, like chameleons. Chameleons armed to the teeth.

By Sep. 5, 2011

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Cloak and dagger and iPhone 4G

This week, the Buzz Report investigates how the iPhone 4G REALLY got into the wild. Plus, Hitler reacts for the last time?

By Apr. 29, 2010

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Picture this: Invisibility cloak made from glass

Another scientist is working on helping you hide from those pesky ninja assassins. Great, but when are we going to see a working cloak already?

By Jul. 22, 2010

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Cloak Bag makes your camera discreet

Naranja Studio's Cloak Bag is designed to contain a dSLR with lens attached, and users can simply hold the bag up to snap a shot.

By Mar. 18, 2010