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The US military is developing miniature electronic sensors disguised as rocks that can be dropped from an aircraft and used to help detect the sound of approaching enemy combatants.
The devices, which would be no larger than a golf ball, could be ready for use in about 18 months. They use tiny silicon chips and radio frequency identification (RFID) technology that is so sensitive that it can detect the sound of a human footfall at 20ft to 30ft. The project is being carried out by scientists at North Dakota State University, which has licensed nano-technology processes from Alien Technology, a California-based commercial manufacturer of RFID tags for supermarkets.
Originally posted by mrwupy
These will probably be used when marshall law is declared. No one is allowed out after 8: PM and if they wonder out, they are instantly located and shot.
Originally posted by deltaboy
its alot better than my idea of a giant transparent fake rock where a person can hide in and wait for an enemy to pass by before attacking, kinda like a spidertrap floor disguise as a ground in a way. in an urban city no doubt a giant fake rock would stand out, but i was thinking of having a giant rock in Afghanistan with sniper rifle and waiting and watching. transparency so u dont have to lift the rock to peek under to see wats goin on and u can just look through.
Originally posted by horten229v3
Well if you were really worried about these things you could always detonate an EMP or buy a frequency jammer. Also did you notice that it said the devices could detect a "human Football" i didnt know they made footballs with the skins of humans LOL.