Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com – @BednarChuck Leave it to the US Defense Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to create something that makes smart glasses and augmented reality headsets seem passé: the team behind some of the military’s most cutting edge technology is creating implants that can...
On Sunday night, 60 Minutes aired a segment about the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, and its attempts to secure the internet from hackers, human traffickers and other criminals. One of…
60 Minutes has a segment showing how the Software Innovation Division of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency hacks into a Chevrolet Impala through the Onstar telematics system and gains control of the vehicle while reporter Leslie Stahl is driving. Show More Summary
The United States’ military mad-tech unit, better known as DARPA (the Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency) is building a behavior-based biometric identification system that it believes could one day replace traditional passwords. DARPA apparently thinks that a behavior-based biometric system, … Continue reading ?
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), which commissions advanced research on behalf of the Department of Defense (DoD), published a press release on January 29, 2015, indicating a DARPA-funded research program at the...Show More Summary
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
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…
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 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, […]
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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 […]
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is giving law enforcement a leg up on catching perpetrators
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
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
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