Tag: U.S. Army Research Laboratory

New U.S. Army Research Paves Way for Drones to Change Shape Mid-Flight

Soon, the U.S. Army will be able to deploy autonomous air vehicles that can change shape during flight, according to new research presented at the AIAA Aviation Forum and Exposition’s virtual event June 16. Continue reading “New U.S. Army Research Paves Way for Drones to Change Shape Mid-Flight”

U.S. Army Converts Heat into Electricity to Power Autonomous Robots for Months

An energy-efficient generator intended to power private residences could power autonomous military vehicles for months, according to U.S. Army researchers. Continue reading “U.S. Army Converts Heat into Electricity to Power Autonomous Robots for Months”

Clever New Robot Rover Design Conquers Sand Traps

Built with wheeled appendages that can be lifted, a new robot developed with U.S. Army funding has complex locomotion techniques robust enough to allow it to climb sand covered hills and avoid getting stuck. The robot has NASA interested for potential surveying of a planet or the Moon. Continue reading “Clever New Robot Rover Design Conquers Sand Traps”

Innovative Research Program on Stronger, Lighter Soldier Armor Appears Promising

Soldier armor, such as bulletproof vests and helmets, depends upon high-performance ballistic fibers for its strength and effectiveness. Continue reading “Innovative Research Program on Stronger, Lighter Soldier Armor Appears Promising”

Boson Particles Discovery Provides Insights for Quantum Computing

Researchers working on a U.S. Army project discovered a key insight for the development of quantum devices and quantum computers. Continue reading “Boson Particles Discovery Provides Insights for Quantum Computing”

U.S. Army Develops Face Recognition Technology That Works in the Dark

U.S. Army researchers have developed an artificial intelligence and machine learning technique that produces a visible face image from a thermal image of a person’s face captured in low-light or nighttime conditions. This development could lead to enhanced real-time biometrics and post-mission forensic analysis for covert night time operations. Continue reading “U.S. Army Develops Face Recognition Technology That Works in the Dark”

New U.S. Army Tech Guides Soldiers in Complete Darkness

Researchers at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory developed a new type of thermal imaging camera that allows Soldiers to see hidden objects that were previously undetectable. Continue reading “New U.S. Army Tech Guides Soldiers in Complete Darkness”