Soldier avatars drive down testing costs

Soldier avatars to drive down testing costs

The Army could soon be turning to avatars as a less expensive alternative for testing everything from military gear to medical applications.

Black hornet drone

Army fills in details on micro drone RFI

Following a request for information asking for Soldier Borne Sensors for individual soldiers, military leaders addressed some configuration and procurement particulars.

block chain on the horizon for government

Blockchain on the government horizon

The technology that powers Bitcoin has the potential to address government trust and security issues.

DARPA calls on DIYers for weaponized tech

DARPA calls on DIYers for weaponized tech

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency seeks proposals that convert commercial technologies into security threats.

solar cells in village

Interagency teams take up diplomacy challenge

From nearly 500 submissions, six finalist teams were selected at the D3 Innovation Summit for their solutions to that leverage technology to solve global problems.

drone technology

How hackable are first responders' quadcopters?

A researcher presenting at the RSA Security Conference said he can hack and hijack a popular drone model via two separate system vulnerabilities.

5 tech challenges holding back robotics

5 tech challenges holding back robotics

While governments are eyeing increased use of robotics, a new report identifies five technological challenges limiting widespread adoption.

DARPA looks to measure privacy protection

DARPA looks to measure privacy protection

The research agency underwrites a project to help document a system's effectiveness at protecting user data.

Air Force seeks autonomous systems that learn and adapt

Air Force seeks autonomous systems that learn and adapt

As adversaries continue to bolster their technology-based capabilities, the Air Force seeks resilient systems to thwart disruptions and sustain operations.

Fingerprinting from a distance

Fingerprinting from a distance

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is developing ways to measure image fidelity in contactless fingerprinting.

3D printed drone

3-D printing on the fly

The Army Research Laboratory is looking for ways to quickly get customized 3-D printed drones into soldiers’ hands.


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