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HP launches military-grade VR backpack aimed at professionals

HP has announced another virtual reality backpack, this time aimed at professionals and the military. The Z VR Backpack shares design similarities with the Omen X Compact Desktop, announced two months ago, but HP has swapped the gamer look for a rugged exterior and improved the performance. See Also: HTC launches standalone Vive VR headset […]

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U.S. DoD needs “immediate action” to win the AI war

The Department of Defense (DOD) Science Board has released a broad study on autonomy, recommending “immediate action” to counter enemy artificial intelligence. In the study, the science board found that commercial and academic AI is moving at a faster speed than military operations. It warned that if this continued, the U.S. military may face the […]

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Drones are so done: U.S. military looking at self-driving tanks?

Autonomous vehicles have already shown their worth in consumer and enterprise markets, and the military might be the next sector to see the advantages of a driverless system. The Army’s Tank Automotive Research, Development, and Engineering Center (TARDEC) and Michigan Department of Transportation announced on Thursday plans to test army tanks and jeeps fitted with […]

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Israeli air force works on battlefield IoT technology

An Israeli Air Force (IAF) event recently gathered together 400 of the country’s top military minds to brainstorm next generation connected battlefield technology. As reported in the Jerusalem Post, the Mahanet event held in Haifa drew together top technologists from across all branches of the Israeli military to collaborate on bleeding edge warfare innovations. The […]

Can Halo Sport change our brain efficiency?

In the era of the quantified self  we are able to use a range of trackers and monitors within the Internet of Things (IoT) to assess and monitor our health throughout each day and night. But a small suite of companies like Thync and Fisher Wallace Laboratories have extended this reach to the use of  wearables […]