WASHINGTON – It may not be the prettiest robot on the scene, but the angular blue creation from Google Inc’s newly acquired Japanese start-up is poised to secure more Pentagon funding to develop a creation capable of venturing into dangerous disaster zones to help humans.
Computer Fear Sophisticated Algorithms As sophisticated algorithms can complete tasks we once thought impossible, computers are seeming to become a real threat to humanity. Whether they decide to pulp us into human meat paste, or simply make our work completely unnecessary, argues technology reporter Alex Hern, we should be afraid of computers See full story […]
Superdroid HD2 Swateod Tactical Treaded Robot Arm • Rugged all-terrain tracked platform designed for SWAT • Powerful 5 Degree of freedom robot arm • Dual camera system with night vision • Bi-directional audio communication • Nitrogen flush system on the PTZ camera (for cold weather use) • Pelican case style controller with 7″ LCD display • Resistant black powder coated finish • Can be customized […]
Philip Hammond says he wants the UK to become a “world leader” in 5G, the next-generation mobile technology that proponents say is the key to an internet-connected world of driverless cars, smart home appliances, delivery drones and lightning-fast video on the go. The government, which has published a 70-page tome on its future 5G strategy, […]
Scientists have cracked the brain’s ‘Enigma code’ which could pave the way to create robots capable of human vision. The code, compared to the secret Nazi encryption machines in the Second World War, details exactly what the two regions of the brain communicate when processing visual images. Researchers hope the new discovery could lead to […]
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What happens when they’re confronted by a robot version of themselves? Here, then, is one little dog who encounters a robodog that’s a lot bigger. He was going to go to war with the Marines but was ultimately rejected for being too noisy. See full story on cnet.com Image courtesy of cnet.com
The tiny injectable machine could turn your noodle into a remote control. The Pentagon is attempting what was, until recently, an impossible technological feat developing a high-bandwidth neural interface that would allow people to beam data from their minds to external devices and back. One that could allow a soldier to, for example, control a […]