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HT4Sight offers aerial surveillance

02/04/2010, Have a rogue teen whom you want to keep tabs on all the time? Let HT4Sight help as it is able to offer aerial surveillance video straight onto any cellphone – as long as you have enough dough in your bank account. The HT4Sight system enables users...

VTOL Technologies develop new UAV

01/26/2010, VTOL Technologies of the UK have come up with a new Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) which is touted to deliver a higher payload capacity despite being smaller and lighter in size compared to its previous efforts. Apart from that, another advantage of this...

Police get tech upgrades in San Jose

12/23/2009, Cops in San Jose will soon get tech upgrades in the form of head-mounted video cameras which will help record their interaction with civilians. These devices are located right above their ears, where they can be activated whenever one speaks with a...

UK army to get new camouflage uniform

12/21/2009, It is time for some much-needed change for the UK Army as they have a brand new camouflage uniform – in fact, the first in almost 40 years, where the new pattern is known as the Multi-Terrain Pattern (MTP) which will see out the traditional four...

GPS-powered target locator

12/17/2009, British BAE Systems has snagged a $42 million contract to supply the U.S. Army with a lightweight, handheld laser target locator system which is powered by GPS technology. This all-weather device enables soldiers to accurately identify target locations...

US Drone ‘hacked’ by insurgents in Iraq with $26 software

12/17/2009, Shia insurgents in Iraq have been able to capture footage from a US military drone by using SkyGrabber, a $26 software that is “normally” used to intercept satellite data stream that is broadcasted back to the ground. It is convenient because...

X2 microprocessor knee gets tested

12/15/2009, The US Army is currently testing out a new knee prosthesis known as the X2 microprocessor knee, where it was specially developed in order to provide additional support while giving the lower leg a more natural walking gait. Patients who used the older...

K9 Storm Canine Armor

12/04/2009, You never know when your four-legged friend might come in handy on the battlefield, which is why he also needs adequate protection while serving in the line of fire. The K9 Storm Canine Armor is a bulletproof dog vest that boasts a wireless camera,...

DARPA Iron Curtain

12/02/2009, DARPA is certainly stepping things up a notch with the unveiling of their latest creation known as the Iron Curtain. This system will mount on top of a Humvee, and is capable of taking out whatever rockets which are shot in its direction – hopefully...

M-SEEK mine sniffer

12/02/2009, Looking for mines (the explosive kind) can be a fatal affair, but good thing technology has helped improve one way of looking for mines without having to run the risk of maiming oneself. The M-SEEK mine sniffer relies on an electro-chemical sensor to...

Flexible antennas could be the future

12/02/2009, Traditionally, antennas are made from copper and come in a rigid yet delicate form factor. Well, glad to say that with the advent of technology, all of it could change in the future, where the typical copper antenna will be phased out by an alloy version...

Smart armor is truly a wonder

11/25/2009, Scientists and engineers at U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center in Michigan are currently working on a new form of smart armor that is able to predict its own failure, alongside identifying the size of bullets shot at...

SCAR assault rifle gets ammo counter

11/20/2009, This SCAR assault rifle is very different from the rest since it comes with an ammo counter just like what you see in the movies and video games, where a “black box” located within the handgrip will network with the soldier alongside the home...

CarterCopter Personal Air Vehicle

11/20/2009, Sometime in the near future, will we all own one of these as personal transportable devices? If you’re attracted to the scene in that pretty picture, maybe we will be having such a future, eh? Carter Aviation technologies, which has been trying for...