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צילום: Solar Impulse

Swiss Company Unveils New Solar-Powered Aircraft

Aircraft, Europe, New Products, News April 14, 2014 at 19:00

Switzerland’s Solar Impulse has unveiled the aircraft with which it will attempt a solar-powered round-the-world flight in 2015. The 236-ft. wingspan Solar Impulse is scheduled to make its first flight [...]

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Spain: Enemy of UAS Enthusiasts

Spain: Enemy of UAS Enthusiasts

New Products, News, UAV April 12, 2014 at 11:00

Spain’s State Agency for Aerial Security, the AESA, has issued a blanket ban on commercial drone use everywhere in the country, reports The Spain Report. It’s a decision outlined in [...]

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Futuristic Technology: Night Vision Contact Lenses

Futuristic Technology: Night Vision Contact Lenses

Electro-Optics, New Products, News, Sensors April 12, 2014 at 07:00

Simple contact lenses granting security guards and first responders night vision capabilities – no, they still don’t exist, but American researchers from the University of Michigan have already started developing [...]

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New Robot, Powered by the Ocean Waves

New Robot, Powered by the Ocean Waves

For the first time in history: A new naval robot, powered by the ocean waves, will conduct civilian, HLS and military missions throughout the world. It will also defend coasts [...]

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אילוסטרציה (123rf)

New U.K. Robot Tests Body Armor

Porton Man – the new robot developed by the U.K. Ministry of Defense, will be used to test body armor and other equipment for soldiers The British Ministry of Defense [...]

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צילום: AirPatrol

Where are You? Cellular Tracking Tech

Your cellular phone continuously provides information concerning your location. A new system for tracking cellular movement is now offered in Israel ZoneDefense is a platform comprised of various interconnected sensors, [...]

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צילום אילוסטרציה (123rf)

New Drones to Assist with Nuclear Hazards

Hazardous nuclear events have the potential to cause huge levels of widespread damage to individuals and the environment. Getting close enough to these incidents to accurately assess the problem can [...]

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U.S:  Spying from the Ocean Depths

U.S: Spying from the Ocean Depths

U.S. military researchers are moving forward with a program to hide ruggedized electronic devices at the bottom of the world’s oceans that when called on will float to the surface [...]

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צילום: DARPA

“Death Ray” is back – big time

New Products, News, USA March 30, 2014 at 07:00

High-energy lasers (HEL) have the potential to benefit a variety of military missions, particularly as weapons or as high-bandwidth communications devices. However, the massive size, weight and power requirements (SWaP) [...]

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צילום: Opgal Optronic Industries

Israeli Innovation: Night Vision for Smartphones

New Products, News, Sensors March 27, 2014 at 19:00

The Therm-App camera, developed by OpgalOptronic Industries, is a tiny, 138-gram camera based on thermal technology. It connects to recharge slots in mobile phones and is adapted for a wide [...]

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Computer Simulations Help Predict Blast Scenarios

Computer Simulations Help Predict Blast Scenarios

Simulation-based engineering science (SBES) allows researchers to predict the effects of building explosions and analyze the response of building materials to those threats. Using a $400,000, five-year CAREER grant from [...]

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Facebook’s New, Advanced Facial Recognition

Facebook’s New, Advanced Facial Recognition

Biometric, Data Fusion, Intelligence, New Products, News March 21, 2014 at 11:00

Facebook developed a new facial recognition software, operating on a near-human level Human beings, or at least our brains, are oiled facial recognition machines. Light, shadow, different angles, blurry, masked [...]

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New: Quantum Physics Cryptography

New: Quantum Physics Cryptography

Cyber Security, New Products, News March 17, 2014 at 19:00

The way we secure digital transactions could soon change. An international team has demonstrated a form of quantum cryptography that can protect people doing business with others they may not [...]

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Coming Soon? Radiation Detectors for Smartphones

Coming Soon? Radiation Detectors for Smartphones

Radiation detectors are getting smaller and cheaper A handheld radiation camera developed by the University of Michigan engineering researchers offers nuclear plant operators a faster way to find potentially dangerous [...]

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New Operating System Makes Smartphones Smarter

New Operating System Makes Smartphones Smarter

Cyber Security, New Products, News March 15, 2014 at 15:00

A new platform for operating systems would outwit cyber criminals As Smartphone use surges, consumers are just beginning to realize their devices are not quite as secure as they thought. [...]

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