Technology breakthrough may let phones see through walls

The smartphone of tomorrow may give you the ability to have X-ray vision. That’s the implications of a breakthrough at the University of Texas, Dallas, where researchers are a big step closer to enabling a phone to see through wood, walls, plastics and other objects.

DARPA-backed start-up builds iPhone sized X-Ray machines

Tribogenics, which spun out of DARPA-backed physics project at UCLA, announced today it has raised $2.5 million from Flywheel Ventures and other angels to build X-Ray machines the size of thick iPhones. The company is using a new technology to create X-Rays from static electricity.