One of the coolest backpacks anyone’s ever had may be right here on the UC Berkeley campus. No, it’s not an anti-gravity device for the forty pounds you lug to school every day. But the so called “laser backpack” can turn you into a cutting edge spy. Alexa Vaughn sat down with the lead researcher of Cal’s most recent contribution to military intelligence.
Find a more detailed summary of the laser backpack’s creation, complete with diagrams, at UC Berkeley’s Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences website here
Avideh Zakhor’s research team is also developing 4-D space imaging, with the extra dimension being time. Listen to Zakhor speak more about the potential of a new kind of virtual experience.