A new eye-controlled laptop could change how humans interact with computers inside offices, hospitals and homes. The capability could be part of the mass market in the next two years.
For a few moments during the Super Bowl, viewers caught a glimpse of U.S. Marines at
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From identifying the enemy to understanding an anti-missile system and tracking emotional health after deployment: there’s an app for that. Commercial smart phone capabilities have found their way into the classroom and the battlefield, and the U.S. Army’s Connecting Soldiers to Digital Applications initiative is using pilot programs to determine how these mobile platforms will change the way soldiers communicate and access information in the next 10 years.
U.S. Air Force officials intend to standardize command and control (C2) training across air, space and cyber domains. The move will ensure that Air Force officers and staff personnel know how to better command and control all resources—from bombs and jet fighters to communications satellites and cyber offense and defense tools—ultimately making Air Force operations more effective for combatant commanders.
NATO’s innovative arm, the Allied Command Transformation (ACT), demonstrated a new way to improve the alliance’s military effectiveness using virtual worlds. Developers from the command presented a game called Boarders Ahoy! at the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC), and the program received the People’s Choice Award for the Best Serious Game.
The Air Force Tactical Air Control Party is upgrading its Close Air Support System software and installing it on a wearable computer that is 75 percent lighter than the previous computers TACP teams used. The GoBook MR-1 with software version 1.4.2 improves communication between airmen on the ground and their counterparts in the sky.
ARCON Corporation Product Announcement
The ARCON Corporation Digital Speech Processing Group is pleased to announce its newest service: providing custom implementations of real-time speech and audio algorithms for mobile applications. We leverage our long history of audio and speech algorithm development and evaluation to create solutions that fit our