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Quantum Stealth Camouflage is a Hi-Tech Invisibility Cloak

Posted By Charley Cameron On December 22, 2012 @ 12:34 pm In carousel showcase,Design,Eco Textiles,News | 1 Comment

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British Columbia-based Hyperstealth Biotechnology [2] claims to be working on an extraordinary “invisibility cloak” [3] that would render its wearer virtually invisible. Citing security concerns, the camouflage-design company has yet to provide anything beyond mock-ups of the Quantum Stealth cloak, but explained that the fabric works by bending light around a person, enabling them to disappear into the environment [4]. While the technology may seem fantastical—its inventors have compared the fabric to Harry Potter’s [5] magical coverup—Hyperstealth Biotechnology insists that they have the backing of the U.S. Pentagon and the Canadian military.


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[1] Image: http://inhabitat.com/wp-content/blogs.dir/1/files/2012/12/quantum-stealth-invisible-military-camouflage-1-537x402.jpg

[2] Hyperstealth Biotechnology: http://www.hyperstealth.com/

[3] “invisibility cloak”: http://www.ecouterre.com/real-life-invisibility-cloak-claims-to-make-soldiers-virtually-undetectable/

[4] disappear into the environment: http://inhabitat.com/invisibility-cloaks-may-shield-buildings-from-earthquakes/

[5] Harry Potter’s: http://inhabitat.com/scientists-create-harry-potter-like-invisibility-cloak-from-silk/

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