On Gear Live: How to use AT&T Next and Verizon Edge to your advantage

Wednesday November 14, 2007 5:16 pm

New Device Stops Car in its Tracks


Electromagnetic Stop

If you saw the movie “2 Fast 2 Furious,” you will probably recognize the electromagnetic system that can stop vehicles. Researchers at Eureka Aerospace are creating a device that is about 7 x 3 feet and weighs 200 lbs. Attached to a car or aircraft carrier, it sends out pulsing microwave radiation to disable the microprocessors that keep the car engine going. Chief Exec James Tatoian says that the system may be available for security purposes within 18 months. That gives us less than two years to beat out those speed traps or buy a car made before 1972, which was when electronic control modules were first placed in them.


Read More | ABC

Latest Gear Live Videos

Advertisement

Advertisement

Post a Comment:







Smileys

Remember my personal information

Notify me of follow-up comments?



Advertisement