Anti Wi-Fi Wallpaper Unrolled

index.phpYou’re not truly alone in the privacy of your home until you’ve plastered the walls with silver snowflake-patterned anti wi-fi wallpaper from Finland. ITProPortal reports:

A new type of wallpaper, which has been developed by scientists from the “institut polytechnique Grenoble INP” and the “Centre Technique du Papier”, will go on sale in 2013 after a Finnish firm, Ahlstrom acquired the license.

What looks like a bog standard wallpaper roll actually contains silver particles that allows it to filter out up to three different frequencies simultaneously.

Other than preventing hackers from penetrating your network, the Anti Wi-Fi wallpaper could be useful in hospitals and anywhere where Wi-Fi signals could be considered as harmful.

6 Comments on "Anti Wi-Fi Wallpaper Unrolled"

  1. do you wallpaper the windows and ceiling as well? 

  2. Angelamalcolm40 | May 18, 2012 at 9:54 pm |

    I wonder if this would help with the smart meters and emissions coming into the house?

  3. I’m gonna wrap it around my head like a turban, then who will look like a fool?!

  4. Hospitals, I understand.  As for a security measure though…really??  Also, am I the only one here that wonders who wants to wallpaper the outer walls of the house with a different wallpaper than the inside walls, or else block their Wi-Fi signal within their own home?  I’m generally all for privacy paranoia, but seriously…  WPA2 Enterprise (w/ Radius) and some basic hardening of computers seems to be a lot more reasonable than using this wallpaper.  Hell, even for tech noobs…  

  5. Igotit_now | May 19, 2012 at 2:34 pm |

    wont be able to get signal from my neighbor 🙁

  6. Alan Rockefeller | Jun 10, 2012 at 6:32 am |

     filter out up to three different frequencies simultaneously”  –This is stupid.  A faraday cage filters out all RF transmissions, which is nearly an infinite number of frequencies.  If this wallpaper actually worked, your cell phone would be in a dead zone when you are inside.  But your cell phone and wifi would still work fine because the wavelengths are small enough to travel through doors, windows and floors.

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