A new study shows that robots could be taught to recognize human emotions from the way people move.
Nation-state actors continue to mount glaring yet effective attacks on the United States.
Advanced manufacturing includes robotics, artificial intelligence, composite materials and additive manufacturing, often referred to as 3D printing.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) awarded $199,680 to Bastille Networks, Inc. of Atlanta, Georgia. Under the Phase 4 award of S&T’s Silicon Valley Innovation Program’s (SVIP’s) “Security for the Internet of Things” solicitation, the company will provide its Internet of Things (IoT) security solution, which will enable system administrators to gain real-time situational awareness of threats on connected devices, according to the agency.
The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory (CSDL), Cambridge, Massachusetts, is awarded an $83,424,000 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract N00030-20-C-0004 to provide research into the applications of technologies to meet guidance requirements for the U.S. Trident II (D5) Strategic Weapon System, and provide specialized technical knowledge for the guidance, navigation and control applications that will support Navy programs. Work will be performed in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with an expected completion date of September 30, 2021.
The organization will help secure weapon systems and the defense industry.
Going from business as usual to a structured content environment poses some trials, but making the transition is worth the work.
Team of interns developed drone platforms as a testbed for hypersonic systems.
Civil libertarians are wrong to fear facial recognition and other biometric identity technologies. But, they will fundamentally change the way we must think about privacy and could have very negative consequences for democracy if not regulated correctly.
New Air Force program is looking for “remarkable” new capabilities for future warfighters.
Experts: Bad science and click-driven media stokes public fears on facial recognition technology.
No longer an overhyped curio of the commercial gaming world, VR is advancing across the military community.
The capability known as same-frequency simultaneous transmission and reception, or SF-STAR, employed with full-duplex radio technology could well be a superpower.
NATO’s Science and Technology Organization formed an exploratory team in 2017 to examine the potential use of SF-STAR in tactical communications and electronic warfare.
The U.S. Army’s recently created Futures Command achieved full operational capability in July, but improving communications with industry and delivering technologies into the hands of soldiers may be its most buzzed about achievement.
NATO is accelerating its efforts to input innovation into its operational capabilities.
Developed during the Cold War to direct U.S. and NATO fighter aircraft against the threat of incoming Soviet aircraft over Western Europe, the Link 16 datalink system is now becoming a ubiquitous situational awareness and command and control tool capable of providing all echelons and services with both theater and tactical battlespace data.
Privately held, Herdon, Va.-based Iron Bow built its billion-dollar annual revenue as an IT solutions provider by gaining something more important and much harder to get than just a sale: “The trust of the customer.”
The biggest threat may be inherent in the defense electronics themselves. Caution is not the final word here; action is.
The landscape of information technology, communications and cybersecurity continues to change at an increasingly rapid pace. AFCEA recognizes this and is committed to helping our members maintain and grow their knowledge and expertise.