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Component maker Synaptics figured out how to take a picture of fingers by looking in between the phone's pixels; Qualcomm created an ultrasonic sensor capable of scanning not only though screens but also metal . . . and even underwater.
Component maker Synaptics figured out how to take a picture of fingers by looking in between the phone's pixels; Qualcomm created an ultrasonic sensor capable of scanning not only though screens but also metal ... and even underwater.
One team at the University of Michigan said in March that the symptoms may have been the result, not of a deliberate attack, but of sound distortion caused by ultrasonic surveillance devices placed too close together.
Three ultrasonic sensors are located on the side of the ROG.
Metro officials said the piece of rail had been inspected using the ultrasonic testing machine and also had been visually inspected by track walkers, but no defects were found.
These devices usually operate at the ultrasonic level (above audible range) or the infrasonic level (below audible range).
Researchers at Oxford University have been developing AIs intended to interpret echocardiograms, which are ultrasonic scans of the heart.
Slightly more Machiavellian is the use of ultrasonic sound, inaudible to older passengers, to disperse crowds of potentially disruptive teenagers.
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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.
ULTRASONIC Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of ultrasonic for English Language Learners
—used to describe sounds that are too high for humans to hear
medical Definition of ultrasonic
- removal of tartar with an ultrasonic scaler
ultrasonicallyplay \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
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