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Soldier Insights Drive Army's Development of Mixed-Reality Training System

On a mid-August afternoon in central Texas, soldiers in combat uniform gather together, preparing to engage in realistic battlefield training. With temperatures...

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Communications

Mounted Troops to Get High-Tech Situational Awareness Tools

Mounted armored vehicles such as the Bradley have long been used as heavy weapons platforms with long range sensors to hunt targets and provide armored transportation to...

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Imaging

Technology Companies Work to Combat Pilot Fatigue

Collins Aerospace and Seeing Machines, a leader in eye tracking and driver safety technology, are working together to develop and deliver revolutionary fatigue management technology...

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Energy

Thin Explosive Films Provide Snapshot of How Detonations Start

Using thin films — no more than a few pieces of notebook paper thick — of a common explosive chemical, researchers from Sandia National Laboratories studied how...

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Test & Measurement

A Prototype Fuel Gauge for Orbit

Liquids aren’t as well behaved in space as they are on Earth. Inside a spacecraft, microgravity allows liquids to freely slosh and float about. The National Institute of Standards and Technology...

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Electronics & Computers

Study Uses AI to Estimate Unexploded Bombs from Vietnam War

Researchers have used artificial intelligence to detect Vietnam War-era bomb craters in Cambodia from satellite images – with the hope that it can help find unexploded bombs....

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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Rebar Tying Robot

SkyMul founders believe that their SkyTy solution can help speed up the construction of the more than 22,000 bridges that will need to be replaced in the next 10 years.

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Defense

Small Arms Trainers

Meggitt Training Systems
Suwanee, GA
678-288-1090
www.meggitttrainingsystems.com

Meggitt Training Systems, a provider of integrated live-fire and virtual weapons training products and services for armed...

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Aerospace

Applying Augmented Reality Technology to Aerospace Manufacturing

New and powerful projection based augmented reality (AR) technology is transforming the way products — ranging from turbine engines to pacemakers — are made, while...

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Defense

Military Vehicle Situational Awareness System

Computech International (CTI)
Tikva, Israel
+972-3-9211110
www.cti-intl.com

Computech International (CTI), a company that specializes in advanced, unique military IT and...

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Software

T-45 Virtual/Augmented Reality Training Technology

Bohemia Interactive Simulations (BISim)
Orlando, FL
1-407-608-7000
https://bisimulations.com

Bohemia Interactive Simulations (BISim), a global developer of advanced...

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Software

Game-Based Training Environment

Charles River Analytics
Cambridge, MA
617-491-3474
www.cra.com

Charles River Analytics Inc., a developer of intelligent systems solutions, has announced a two-year, $2 million Phase III...

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Electronics & Computers

Educating UGVs

Advancements in the field of artificial intelligence (AI) are accelerating as the technology matures from being research-orientated to being deployed in a wide range of products and services, such as autonomous vehicles. While...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Sharks on a Plane? Skin Scales Lift Aircraft Design

To improve a flying vehicle, sometimes you have to turn to a reliable model that has been operating for hundreds of millions of years.

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Software

Eye Tracking Technology Improves Imposter Detection Training

Customs and Border Protection (CBP) screens nearly one million people every day and secures and manages 328 ports of entry all over the country, including in remote areas....

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Photonics/Optics

Robot’s Speed-of-Light Communication Could Protect You From Danger

Cornell University researchers are developing a system to enable teams of robots to share information as they move around, and if necessary, interpret what they see....

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Imaging

Fragment Tracking Gives Insights Into What Happens In Explosions

A bang and a swirl of dust from detonating 9 pounds of plastic explosive in the desert signaled the beginning of tests that — thanks to advances in high-speed cameras,...

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Aerospace

NASA Takes First Steps Toward Drone Traffic Management

NASA recently successfully demonstrated rural operations of its unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) traffic management (UTM) concept, integrating operator platforms, vehicle performance, and ground infrastructure. The next steps involve further validation through Federal Aviation Administration...

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Aerospace

"Fused Reality" Combines Simulation and Flying to Train Pilots

There are two ways for pilots to gain proficiency in an airplane and evaluate its handling qualities: climb into the cockpit and take off, or practice in a ground-based...

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Aerospace

NASA System Would Enable Unmanned Aircraft to Fly in US Airspace

NASA, working with government and industry partners, is testing a system that would make it possible for unmanned aircraft to fly routine operations in United States airspace....

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Photonics/Optics

Air Force Uses 3-D Scanner to Model Aircraft

When the 46th Test Wing's Air Force SEEK EAGLE Office purchased a 3-D laser scanner system six months ago, they had no idea how much of an impact the system would make.