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Mobile InfraRed Transmitter

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Mobile InfraRed Transmitter

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The Mobile InfraRed Transmitter is a device which first-responders use to change traffic signals. Web sites advertise such devices for consumer use, but inventor Tim Gow denies he's making the MIRT available to civilians. NPR's Steve Inskeep speaks with Gow.