February 7, 2024New 3D Scanner Revolutionizing Extensive Surface Damage Assessment See the article
Who would have thought that these mythical glasses would ever actually come to life?
The true Simpsons fans like I will of course remember Bart bearing in mind ordering a pair of “X-Ray goggles” that let you see trough clothes before ending his choice on a spy cam in season 1 episode 10 of the show aired in 1990. What was considered a sci-fi joke years ago is now plain reality.
Already implemented into several airports in the US for security purposes, the millimetre wave scanners allow detecting non metallic weapons and explosives devices by modeling people in 3D without their clothes. Although this specific application raises privacy concerns, I find this technology very impressive as it opens a brand new market to the world of 3D.
I just can’t wait to find out what the next gadget to be brought to life will be; I got my money on the time traveling DeLorean!