Tag: U.S army

Self-Powered Devices Will Be a Game-Changer for Future Warfighters

Imagine if you could wrap a small, thin piece of transparent material around any surface and it would charge electronic devices such as your phone or laptop. Thanks to Army researchers, this idea could be a reality for future warfighters in combat. Continue reading “Self-Powered Devices Will Be a Game-Changer for Future Warfighters”

U.S. Army Researchers Enhance AI Critical to Soldier-Machine Teamwork

Artificial intelligence possesses the capacity to achieve incredible results, but cannot always work alone. Researchers identified two key components in successful human-machine collaboration that may enhance how the U.S. Army will fight in the future. Continue reading “U.S. Army Researchers Enhance AI Critical to Soldier-Machine Teamwork”

Future Soldiers May Get Improved Helmet Padding: U.S. Army

U.S. Army researchers and industry partners recently published a study showing how they developed new materials and manufacturing methods to create higher-performing helmet padding that reduces the likelihood of head injury in combat and recreational helmets. Continue reading “Future Soldiers May Get Improved Helmet Padding: U.S. Army”

U.S. Army Develops Cutting-Edge, Durable 3D Printing Technology

U.S. Army scientists are on the brink of pioneering additive-manufacturing technology to help Soldiers quickly swap out broken plastic components with durable 3D printed replacements, according to a press release. Continue reading “U.S. Army Develops Cutting-Edge, Durable 3D Printing Technology”

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”

U.S. Army Develops Big Data Approach to Neuroscience

A big data approach to neuroscience promises to significantly improve our understanding of the relationship between brain activity and performance, the U.S. said in a statement. Continue reading “U.S. Army Develops Big Data Approach to Neuroscience”

U.S. Army Scientists Train Machine Learning Models to Wrangle Dirty Data

U.S. Army researchers have developed a new approach for training machine learning models that can better withstand dirty and deceptive data. Models trained under this method have greatly surpassed other state-of-the-art models in terms of robustness, scientists said. Continue reading “U.S. Army Scientists Train Machine Learning Models to Wrangle Dirty Data”

U.S. Army Introduces Weld Automation for Next-Generation Combat Vehicles

To prepare for the future battlefield, the U.S. Army has defined a concept for its next generation of combat vehicles. Continue reading “U.S. Army Introduces Weld Automation for Next-Generation Combat Vehicles”

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”