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ATLAS robot upgrade inches closer to more human-friendly droid

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's (DARPA) ATLAS robot has already secured its place in the pantheon of humanoid robotics, but a new version of the bot shows significant progress beyond its aesthetically crude beginnings ATLAS...Show More Summary

DARPA-funded research IDs sex traffickers with machine learning

2 weeks agoTechnology : GigaOM

Carnegie Mellon University is touting a new $3.6 million research grant from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, to build machine learning algorithms that can index online sex ads…

ARPA-E technology to undergo rigorous performance validation

The Department of Energy’s (DOE) Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E) is issuing its third open funding opportunity, OPEN 2015, for up to $125 million to support energy research and development projects from America’s top innovators of disruptive new technologies in transportation and stationary applications. Show More Summary

Logos Technologies Wins Phase II Award to Continue Development of Hybrid-Electric Military Motorcycle

Logos Technologies has received a Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) award from DARPA (the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) to continue development of the SilentHawk military motorcycle in partnership with California’s Alta Motors (formerly BRD). When fully matured, […]

DefenseTech's Top Five DARPA Projects to Watch in 2015

The Pentagon’s research and development arm, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, is out with a list of its 10 most popular stories from 2014.Here at DefenseTech, we want to see more of all of these stories in the New Year....Show More Summary

A Ballooning Robopocalypse: How DARPA is Inflated Baymax of Big Hero 6 and Bringing on the Robopocalypse

If your kids enjoyed the balloon-like robot Baymax of “Big Hero 6” over the holidays you can thank, in part, the brain-trust that is the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency for helping fund the inspiration.DARPA has been funding...Show More Summary

DARPA Looking for new Drone Flight Algorithms for Urban use

The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is looking to develop algorithms that would allow small, fast unmanned air vehicles to operate in cluttered environments without the aid of GPS or external communications.A broad agency...Show More Summary

Amazing Video: Hawk Flies Through Dense Forest

last monthOdd : Neatorama

YouTube Link This wonderful footage captured with a camera mounted on a Northern Goshawk flying through a densely wooded area is being used by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) as an illustration of in-development unmanned aerial vehicle ( UAV) technology. Show More Summary

Report: Karem Aircraft Gets Contract From DARPA for Tilt Rotor Work

Karem Aircraft is to continue work on an unmanned version of its Optimum Speed Tilt Rotor (OSTR) concept under a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (Darpa) program to develop a vertical-takeoff-and-landing experimental aircraft (VTOL X-Plane).link behind paywall.

EXACTO: Self-Guided Bullets Change Direction Mid-Flight

DARPA, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, has developed a new type of bullet, EXACTO, which is self-guided and can actually change direction mid-flight, moving around obstacles and giving snipers a decisive tactical advantage. Show More Summary

EXACTO; guided small caliber bullet

Stars & Stripes reports that Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) in conjunction with Teledyne Scientific & Imaging, LLC has developed a.50 caliber bullet that can change direction after it’s left the muzzle of the gun. It’s call the EXACTO (Extreme Accuracy Tasked Ordnance) program; “The objective of the EXACTO program is to revolutionize […]

How the Department of Defense is using big data to combat sex trafficking

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is giving law enforcement a leg up on catching perpetrators

ARPA-C: How an Advanced Research Projects Agency for Carbon could Catalyze Development of the CDR Field

While CDR technologies have been thrust into prominence in the climate change debate, a major problem remains: currently, no CDR technologies exist that are scientifically, technically, and economically proven at the billion+ tonne scale required to prevent climate change. read more

This laser-guided bullet is a sniper's bloody dream

The Pentagon's fringe-science Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has released a video of its Extreme Accuracy Tasked Ordnance, or EXACTO, in action. In plain English, that's a laser-guided bullet. The video depicts a target … and another aim point a couple feet to the right. Show More Summary

DARPA Looking into Flying Aircraft Carrier for Drones

The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is seeking information from industry on existing technologies that would facilitate the deployment of small unmanned air vehicles from large manned aircraft.DARPA envisages “aircraft...Show More Summary

DARPA director: Technological advances in neuroscience "exciting and terrifying"

3 months agoTechnology : Tech Talk

Arati Prabhakar, director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, shares why she thinks innovations in repairing brain damage or creating prosthetics can pose important challenges for society.

From stealth fighters to Siri, DARPA's projects aim to transform next generation

3 months agoTechnology : Tech Talk

Arati Prabhakar, director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, discusses various projects that DARPA has played a key role in -- from everyday technologies like the Internet and Siri to military aircrafts.

DARPA's Persistent Close Air Support (PCAS) System Begins Flight Testing

Raytheon has started flight tests of the persistent close air support (PCAS) system, the third phase of a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) effort to provide ground troops with faster, more accurate close air support.Raytheon...Show More Summary

US Navy Girds for Sea Control

Maybe the US Navy surface fleet is getting serious about commanding the sea—at last. Exhibit A: the Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has fast-tracked development of the navy’s first anti-ship cruise missile (ASCM)...Show More Summary

Now Congressional Republicans Are Digging Through Scientists' Grant Proposals

When scientists across the country need money for research projects, one place they often turn is the National Science Foundation. The NSF is an independent federal agency with an annual budget of about $7 billion, which it doles out...Show More Summary

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