SIGNAL Connections

May 16, 2011
By George I. Seffers, SIGNAL Connections

May 16, 2011
By Rita Boland, SIGNAL Connections

May 16, 2011
By George I. Seffers, SIGNAL Connections

Firebird Spycraft

April 15, 2011
By George I. Seffers, SIGNAL Connections

Peek-a-Boo Backpack

April 15, 2011
By Rita Boland, SIGNAL Connections

April 15, 2011
By Rachel Eisenhower, SIGNAL Connections

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.

April 15, 2011
By Rita Boland, SIGNAL Connections

For a few moments during the Super Bowl, viewers caught a glimpse of U.S. Marines at Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, ready for the game. The clip marked only the second high-definition shot broadcast out of the country—the first was hours earlier—and most people at home probably thought little about it. But the event was a culmination of tremendous effort and dedication on the part of the personnel who made it happen.

March 15, 2011
By Maryann Lawlor, SIGNAL Connections

March 15, 2011
By Rita Boland, SIGNAL Connections

March 15, 2011
By George I. Seffers, SIGNAL Connections

Chem-Bio Contingency Planner

March 15, 2011
By Rachel Eisenhower, SIGNAL Connections

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.

February 15, 2011
By Rita Boland, SIGNAL Connections

February 15, 2011
By George I. Seffers, SIGNAL Connections

February 15, 2011
By George I. Seffers, SIGNAL Connections

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.

February 15, 2011
By Maryann Lawlor, SIGNAL Connections

January 18, 2011
By George I. Seffers, SIGNAL Connections

Pill Bot

January 18, 2011
By Rita Boland, SIGNAL Connections

January 18, 2011
By Rachel Eisenhower, SIGNAL Connections

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.

January 18, 2011
By Jordan Garegnani, SIGNAL Connections

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.

January 18, 2011
 

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 U.S. government and commercial customers’ needs.  To find out more, please contact us at (781) 890-3330, ext. 500, or e-mail speech@arcon.com.

 

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