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AeroVironment NOT Selected for DARPA's TERN Naval UAV

AeroVironment today announced it was informed by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) that the company was not selected to receive a phase III contract for DARPA’s Tern program. The announcement came after a competition for the phase III contract following successful phase I and II efforts. link.

DARPA Wants to Put Microchips in Soldiers' Brains

Kristen V. Brown, Fusion: For decades, DARPA, the secretive research arm of the Department of Defense, has dreamed of turning soldiers into cyborgs. And now it's finally happening. The agency has funded projects that involve implanting...Show More Summary

The Pentagon's Research Arm is Putting Money Into DNA Manufacturing

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is the governmnet division that tries to take cutting-edge technology and turn it into something the military can use. The agency’s latest target? Genetic engineering. Read more....

DARPA Successfully Tests A-10 Close Air Support Strike Called in by Android Tablet

With a few taps on a specially configured Android tablet, a joint terminal attack controller called in an airstrike from an A-10 gunship, the Pentagon’s research arm announced.The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, better known...Show More Summary

American Voices: New Prosthetic Hand Provides Sense Of Touch

2 weeks agoHumor : The Onion

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has designed a prosthetic hand that “completes the circuit” to the brain by connecting directly to the motor cortex, affording the wearer a sense of touch unattainable with other prosthetics. What do you think?

New prosthetic arm can restore the sense of touch, DARPA claims

2 weeks agoHealth : The Checkup

The latest mind-controlled, robotic arm can send sensations of touch directly to the user's brain, according to reports from the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). In essence, they claim, it allows its user to feel things with their robotic hand.Read full article >>

DARPA’s Brain-Connected Prosthetic Hand Feels Objects

2 weeks agoTechnology : Walyou

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has made the news these days with more than one project, but a prosthetic …

Pentagon's DARPA Claims its Bionic Limb Restores Sense of Touch

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the Pentagon's research and development agency, said it has restored a paralyzed man's sense of touch using a prosthetic hand that can communicate with the brain.

Helicopter lands like an insect with DARPA's robotic landing gear

It's got legs and it knows how to use them. A new experiment by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency outfits an unmanned helicopter with legs that can land on uneven surfaces.

The 9 Weirdest Projects DARPA Is Working On

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : The Presurfer

image credit YouTube The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is an agency of the U.S. Department of Defense responsible for the development of emerging technologies for use by the military. The agency works on some very outlandish projects.One of its stated mission goals is to cause 'technological surprise' for America's enemies. Show More Summary

DARPA adds 'sense of touch' to robot hand

Neural interface close to the Holy Grail of prosthetics One of the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency's (DARPA) out-there projects has borne fruit, with the agency announcing that it's partially restored a sense of touch to someone with a spinal cord injury.…

DARPA recruiting innovation at the “Wait, What?” Forum

The Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency is looking for new ideas. Web Science darpa Wait What forum military

QinetiQ Wins DARPA Electric Hub-Drive Design and Development Contract

QinetiQ is to develop an electric hub-drive to improve survivability and mobility of future military ground vehicles for the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). The contract, worth $1.5m with an option for a further $2.7m, is part of DARPA’s Ground X-Vehicle Technologies (GXV-T) program. Under this program, participants will investigate technologies that could

Toyota pledges $50 million into autonomous auto research centers at MIT

Toyota says Gill A. Pratt, a former program manager for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), will direct the partnership. Pratt will be based in Silicon Valley. Rus gives the example of a hypothetical vehicle AI that could recognize when the driver is in a foul mood and respond by playing their favorite album

This robot is training like Rocky so it can murder all humans

Meet Atlas. His metal face is the last thing you will see as he pummels the life out of you. Atlas is 6'2 humanoid robot built by Boston Dynamics and DARPA (the United States Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.) Supposedly, he's...Show More Summary

Google's humanoid robot can now walk around outside (GOOG)

Boston Dynamics, the company behind BigDog, is making further exploration into robots with a humanoid robot called ATLAS. Part-funded by Google, which owns Boston Dynamics, and DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency), the robot...Show More Summary

Boeing and DARPA Aim for Mach 10

Boeing’s Phantom Works has scored a $6.6-million contract to continue working on a hypersonic drone aircraft as part of a program overseen by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, the Pentagon’s fringe-science wing. The XS-1 — short for “Experimental Spaceplane One” — is meant to test out a new way...

The government hired a jazz musician to jam with its artificially intelligent software

Artificial intelligence (AI) can paint hallucinatory images, shut down internet trolls, and critique the most creative paintings in history. Now, with help from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), AI is coming for your saxophones and pianos, too. Show More Summary

DARPA Awards Contract mod to Boeing for XS-1 Launcher

The Pentagon's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded Boeing a contract modification worth USD6.6 million to continue work on the XS-1 Experimental Spaceplane, according to a 28 July announcement to Congress.The...Show More Summary

Georgia Tech receives $4.2M federal grant for cybersecurity research

Georgia Tech has received a $4.2 million federal grant for cybersecurity research. The grant, awarded by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and Air Force Research Laboratory, will help researchers at GT's College of...Show More Summary

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