Jfkaua From United States of America, joined Aug 2004, 1000 posts, RR: 3
Reply 4, posted (11 years 6 months 3 weeks 4 days 12 hours ago) and read 3822 times:
doesn't anyone know here that you can do this with a video camera and filters.. and its not as impressive as it sounds.. its a very grainy image.. n ur not really gonna see much unless someones wearing very thing clothing... The camera that can do this was a sony handcam.. dnt remember the exact model.. it was recalled rather quickly for just this reason... it doesn't really look like the people don't have clothes on.. its more like they are wearing a clear material slightly tinted... this also happened with a japanese phone camera design... its not really done on purpose its just when the night filters line up just right..
Sian From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2004, 31 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (11 years 6 months 3 weeks 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 3683 times:
I can't understand what people are frightened of. The scan only shows some vague body contours, as does the manual "pat down". Surely this device is preferable to any previous method of detecting weapons?
As I have a manual "pat down" every time I go through security, I'd be perfectly happy to submit to a "low-level x-ray". The security people already know how fat/thin I look by my clothing, so they certainly don't need to confirm it by X-ray!!
AWspicious From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 14, posted (11 years 6 months 3 weeks 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 3603 times:
Hopefully, they can come up with another name for this machine!
This certainly is a grey area (no pun intended). I'm all for improved measures to ensure public safety... But, those images are quite revealing.... Then again, now-a-days, everybody is checking each other out and passing judgment on their physical attributes, anyway... Especially with all the revealing clothing a lot of females wear these days. So, I guess it's not such a big deal after all (again, no pun intended).
Alektoronto From Canada, joined Nov 2003, 328 posts, RR: 0
Reply 19, posted (11 years 6 months 3 weeks 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 3513 times:
It never ceases to amaze me that people (especially) Americans are willing to subject themselves to in the name of "security". Prior to 9/11 I bet the Yanks would be screaming about all the things that are happening now..naked xrays, no fly lists, intimate pat downs...what a scared nation!
There are articles after articles of screeners in the US that steal from luggage, conduct rude patdowns, bad behaviour and meanwhile miss a lot of potentially dangerous materials that are passed thru! such as guns and knives?!?!?
If this happens I guarantee its a matter of time before we see the website www.hiddennudeairportxrays.com!