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Spy Gear

USB Mirror Web Cam

by Isaiah on August 14, 2008

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Here is a unique USB mirror Web camera from Brando, a webcam that also doubles up as a tiny mirror. It features a ring of LED lights, which will probably do its best to try and make you look brighter to the person on the other end. But wait, there’s more. The webcam can also be used as a spy web cam, since it appears very much like a normal desk mirror, ain’t that cool! [Brando]

One Step Closer to Invisibility Cloak Invention

by Stephen on August 10, 2008

Invisible Cloak Using Metamaterials

Scientists say they are a step closer to developing materials that could render people and objects invisible. This feat is accomplished by using Metamaterials able to reroute light, forcing light around objects like water flowing around boulders in a stream. The waves of light come in and are swept around the cloak and reconstructed on the other side while avoiding the interior region, so it looks as if they just passed through free space. Watch out guys, someone maybe standing just next to you, invisible!  [LiveScience]

Cool Spy Hidden Camera Sunglasses

by Stephen on July 30, 2008

SPY CAMERA SUNGLASS

Next time you hit the beach for some babe-watchin surfin these sunglasses from Brando might come in handy.  It comes with an MP3 player and a camera. It can capture 1.3 megapixel stills, and with the wireless remote you can leave one hand in your pocket to take pictures and use your other hand for something else.  The internal 2 GB storage can store up to 10,000 beach babe images. $165. [Brando via PeepCulture]

B/W Covert Book Camera

by Stephen on July 25, 2008

BOOK COVERT CAMERA

“Never judge a book by its cover!” they said, but only this time literally. The book camera has CCD camera built within, completely hid from unknowing eyes. It fits on the bookshelf and blends with any stacks of books. The company provides wired and wireless version of the camera. Perfect for those worrying about their room privacies being violated. Price ranges from $99 to $299. [BrickhouseSecurity VIA Upcoming Digital Cameras]

Military To Develop Spider Robots

by Isaiah on May 6, 2008

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Bristish defense BAE systems has just signed a $40 million contract with the US Army to develop tiny electronic spiders and other insect like robots to enter the battlefield. This new type of device not only served as eyes and ears of soldiers on the battlefield, but also used as sensors to detect chemical and biological weapons. Prototypes could be on the front line by the end of the year, just wait and see! [DailyMail]