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Privacy What Developers and IT Professionals Should Know by J. C. Cannon

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Devices That Look Under Clothing

So far, we have looked at devices that can be used to track people and objects. Although these types of devices may be considered privacy-invasive, at least they leave your modesty intact. This section covers two technologies that can take a vivid look beneath your clothes. Of course, it's all in the name of security.

Passive Millimeter Wave Scanners

Passive Millimeter Wave (PMMW) devices provide a means to detect metallic and nonmetallic weapons hidden under clothing. Current weapons-scanning systems depend on the ability to detect the metal in a weapon. Weapons made of plastics or other manmade materials can go undetected by standard airport scanners. John C. Smith University is currently the only educational ...

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