Want Xray vision like the man of steel? A technology that lets you see behind walls could soon be built in to your cell phone.
MIT professor Dina Katabi and graduate student Fadel Adib have announced WiVi, a demonstration of a technology that uses WiFi to allow a viewer to “see” a person moving behind a wall. (WiVi stands for “WiFi” and “vision.”)
Previous work demonstrated that the subtle reflections of wireless inter signals bouncing off a human could be used to track that person’s movements, but those previous experiments either required that a wireless router was already in the room of the person being tracked, or “a whole truck just to carry the radio,” said Katabi.
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