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Worst of all: apps that use ultrasonic data to profile you.
Safety features include front and rear automatic braking, which uses radar and ultrasonic sensors to help avoid low-speed collisions; as well as GM’s Safety Alert Seat, which vibrates under the driver to warn about potential crash threats.
Why would anyone want to collect these ultrasonic sounds?
Researchers in California have created an ultrasonic helmet that sends out similar ultrasound waves.
But over the past decade, improvements in the program’s mathematical algorithms have helped researchers disentangle the minute differences between different species’ ultrasonic calls.
Imagine being able to do your own ultrasonic hyaluronic acid mask before a big night out to make skin super luminous and plump up fine lines and wrinkles.
These vehicles have eight cameras (not the standard four), ultrasonic sensors, radar, and a supercomputer capable of processing data 40 times faster than previously.
One reader sent Contessa Korper a set of ultrasonic pest repellers to help with her cockroach infestation.
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Ultrasound, or ultrasonography, works on the principle that sound is reflected at different speeds by tissues or substances of different densities. Ultrasound technology has been used medically since the 1940s. Sonograms, the pictures produced by ultrasound, can reveal heart defects, tumors, and gallstones; since low-power ultrasonic waves don't present any risks to a body, they're most often used to display fetuses during pregnancy in order to make sure they're healthy. Ultrasonics has many other uses, including underwater sonar sensing. High-power ultrasonics are so intense that they're actually used for drilling and welding.
First Known Use of ultrasonic
ULTRASONIC Defined for English Language Learners
medical Definition of ultrasonic
- removal of tartar with an ultrasonic scaler
ultrasonicallyplay \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
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