Category: INNOVATION

U.S. Army Researchers Pursue Soldier Protection Technologies

When faced with battlefield threats, American Soldiers depend more than ever on body armor to protect them. To adapt to the evolving dangers of getting shot, the Army created a flagship program dedicated to protection technologies. Continue reading “U.S. Army Researchers Pursue Soldier Protection Technologies”

New Technology Recognizes Faces in the Dark, Far Away

For many, normal facial recognition — used in the daylight — has become a facet of everyday life. Whether it’s for identity verification to unlock a smartphone, or trivial social media camera filters — it seems the technology is everywhere. Continue reading “New Technology Recognizes Faces in the Dark, Far Away”

Ames Lab’s Testing Device Speeds Up New Refrigeration Technology

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory is employing a testing device that pairs materials science with engineering systems development. Continue reading “Ames Lab’s Testing Device Speeds Up New Refrigeration Technology”

DARPA Selects BAE Systems to Build Powerful Next-Generation Advanced Electronics

BAE Systems was awarded a contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop the next generation of mixed-signal electronics that could enable new Department of Defense (DoD) applications including high capacity, robust communications, radars, and precision sensors, and lead to solutions that enhance situational awareness and survivability for the warfighter. Continue reading “DARPA Selects BAE Systems to Build Powerful Next-Generation Advanced Electronics”

USAF Mobility Command Looks to VR Solutions for Modern C-130 Training

With technology constantly changing, the U.S. Air Force is actively seeking innovative methods to train today’s Airmen with tomorrow’s technology. Continue reading “USAF Mobility Command Looks to VR Solutions for Modern C-130 Training”

Airbus Demonstrates First Fully Automatic Vision-Based Take-Off

Airbus has successfully performed the first fully automatic vision-based take-off using an Airbus Family test aircraft at Toulouse-Blagnac airport. The test crew comprising of two pilots, two flight test engineers and a test flight engineer took off initially at around 10h15 on 18 December and conducted a total of 8 take-offs over a period of four and a half hours. Continue reading “Airbus Demonstrates First Fully Automatic Vision-Based Take-Off”

Rolls-Royce Develops World-First Electrical Technology for Next-Generation Tempest Programme

Over the last five years, Rolls-Royce has been pioneering world-first technology that will contribute to the UK’s next-generation Tempest programme. Continue reading “Rolls-Royce Develops World-First Electrical Technology for Next-Generation Tempest Programme”

New Year, New Wearable Tech: U.S. Army Developing Authentication Tokens

The U.S. Army Futures Command, or AFC, is developing wearable identity authentication and authorization technologies that will enable Soldiers to securely access network-based capabilities while operating on the move in contested, threat-based environments. Continue reading “New Year, New Wearable Tech: U.S. Army Developing Authentication Tokens”

India’s HAL and Wipro 3D to Collaborate on Additive Technology

India’s state-owned aerospace and defence manufacturer HAL (Hindustan Aeronautics Limited) and Wipro 3D, the metal additive manufacturing (AM) business of Wipro Infrastructure Engineering (WIN), have signed an MOU recently to design, develop, prove out, manufacture and repair of Aerospace Components using Metal Additive Technology. Continue reading “India’s HAL and Wipro 3D to Collaborate on Additive Technology”

Top 10 Coolest Science, Technology Advances of 2019

This year has had its share of science and technology advances from U.S. Army researchers. The U.S. Army CCDC Army Research Laboratory, the Army’s corporate research laboratory, has the mission to discover, innovate and transition science and technology to ensure dominant strategic land power. Continue reading “Top 10 Coolest Science, Technology Advances of 2019”