New System Uses Low-Power Wi-Fi Signal to Track Moving Humans -- Even Behind Walls, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Study

Published: Jul 01, 2013

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The comic-book hero Superman uses his X-ray vision to spot bad guys lurking behind walls and other objects. Now we could all have X-ray vision, thanks to researchers at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. Researchers have long attempted to build a device capable of seeing people through walls. However, previous efforts to develop such a system have involved the use of expensive and bulky radar technology that uses a part of the electromagnetic spectrum only available to the military.

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