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Smile, you're on millimeter wave camera

TSA buys millimeter wave technology to scan passengers in volume.

By January 16, 2008


How about a bullet to the head?

Munito's Teknines Nine Millimeter Earphones are shaped like bullets. No, really.

By June 15, 2010


Leap Motion: 3D hands-free motion control, unbound

The startup's technology puts sub-millimeter accuracy at user fingertips, offers control gestures like pinch-to-zoom, and promises new applications that make the Kinect and its kin look like yesterday's news.

By May 20, 2012


Fingertip mouse fits on a ring

Israeli start-up MicroPointing is making a touchpad so small (one square millimeter), it could fit on a ring and be embedded in all manner of devices large and small.

By June 23, 2011


Feds admit storing checkpoint body scan images

U.S. Marshals Service acknowledges it surreptitiously recorded tens of thousands of images with a millimeter wave system at the security checkpoint in a Florida courthouse.

By August 4, 2010


Senators rebuke Marshals Service on full-body scans

Democratic and Republican politicians press U.S. Marshals Service on surreptitious recording of millimeter wave body scans performed on Americans who enter a federal courthouse.

By August 19, 2010


125-inch plasma throws a curve

Prototype from Japan's Shinoda is just 1 millimeter thick.

By May 16, 2008


House curbs 'virtual strip searches' at airports

Republican congressman's amendment curbing the use of X-ray and millimeter wave passenger body-scanning is approved, a blow to the TSA's plans for broader use of the controversial technique.

By June 5, 2009


Flat, flexible speakers could make walls speak

New loudspeakers out of the U.K. are less than a quarter of a millimeter thick and can be hung on walls like pictures to make announcements in public places.

By April 1, 2009


OLED, 3D displaying the future

Ceatec exhibitors show off prototype displays for our mobile devices and televisions, including display measuring just 0.3 millimeter thick.

By October 1, 2008