Wearable Technology

Wearable Technology

maritime boarding jet suit

Maritime boarding operations are challenging and have traditionally involved troops coming alongside a ship in a fast boat and hooking a caving ladder or...

As body-worn cameras (BWC) become more and more prevalent in the public safety sector, there has been a steady migration of these devices to...

Exoskeletons (external skeletons) are designed to help soldiers with heavy loads and give their limbs extra movement, strength and endurance. But soldiers often face...
helmet display

Special forces units are specially trained to gather intelligence and operate behind enemy lines. Upgrades to the NH90 helicopter for special forces significantly improve...
hazardous materials

The cumbersome protective equipment used by troops and first responders dealing with hazardous materials often hinders the rapid accomplishment of missions. A new development...

Researchers have found a way to harvest electricity from radio waves. From microwave ovens to Wi-Fi connections, the radio waves that permeate the environment...

Workplace accidents are a challenging problem all over the world. In January, US President Biden signed an executive order protecting worker health and safety...
soldier training

The live training environment will be replaced with virtuals. The U.S. Army wants to trade the decades-old Multiple Integrated Laser Engagement System, or MILES,...

The US Navy has teamed with NASA to test next-generation helmet upgrades. The Navy’s Office of Naval Research (ONR) has funded the development and...
facial recognition

As handheld controllers of virtual reality headsets don't provide a smooth enough experience, it is suggested that a new technology will provide a more...

“In the not too distant future, you can envision military personnel having a number of sensors on them at any given time – a...
AI

Internet of Things (IoT) devices use the internet to communicate, collect, and exchange information. It’s only natural that as these device numbers grow, the...
covid protecton equipment

Shifting from the development of protection against hazardous materials to improving the equipment of COVID-19 teams. Wearing COVID-19 personal protective equipment is cumbersome. A...
IoT

Connected medical devices remotely monitoring patient data are exposed to various threats, including data breaches if the information is not properly encrypted, viruses and...
personal protection gear

A new personal protection gear designed for US soldiers has failed to meet ballistic protection requirements. The US Army’s new Soldier Protection System (SPS)...

A technological breakthrough will improve the Israeli ground forces’ ability to engage enemy targets through artificial intelligence and Automatic Target Recognition (ATR). Unveiled by Rafael...

Russia may soon create a contingent of 300,000 ‘Iron Man’ soldiers for future wars. Some 300,000 exoskeleton suits were delivered to the country’s military...

A test to evaluate how commercial, wearable devices could help prevent community spread of the COVID-19 pandemic has been conducted in the U.S. Military...

New research inspired by the intriguing cloaking properties of squid, octopus, etc. promises to help troops cloak their heat signatures.  Recent advances in metamaterials and...

“COVID-19 has created an accelerated digital transformation” - this was one of the insights from the panel discussions. The filming of the special international broadcast...

The COVID-19 pandemic has been especially challenging for workers in the construction, manufacturing, infrastructure and logistics. A wearable device with social distancing technology launched...

Gun violence in the US has spiked in recent years. According to Pew Research, 44% of Americans say they personally know someone who has...