Wearable Technology

Wearable Technology

Quantum. Image by Pixabay

A new generation of tiny, high-performance atomic clocks will be developed within the framework of a multi-year contract signed by the French companies 'Thales'...
Team of soldiers engaged in operation rescue, photo by Swarm Robotics

At the same time that the modern battlefield is being extensively digitized, the world's armies are investing heavily in the equipment of their soldiers...
Photo illus. smart city by Pxfuel

As part of tomorrow's city planning, smart cities will utilize both information and communication technologies as well as Internet of Things (IoT) solutions in...
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Our lives are becoming more and more robotic as more businesses, organizations, and sectors seek new ways to increase productivity. Covid has had a...
Communications photo illus. by Pixabay

The world’s smallest Iridium antenna will provide new capabilities to mobile handsets, wearable trackers, and personal safety devices as well as for vehicles, marine...
photo illus by AETC US AIR FORCE

Controversy over the fate of an advanced headset project for the US Army, combining high-resolution night, thermal, and soldier-borne sensors. While a report by Business...
Photo illus. Vigilant Guard 2015, South Carolina

Heat stroke or heat exhaustion injuries pose a significant health threat to soldiers, and young or inexperienced recruits are especially vulnerable. Hundreds of US...
Photo-from-Sikorsky-website-Black-Hawk

Rotorcraft aircrews face numerous demands, particularly when flying in close proximity to buildings, terrain, people and from the threat of adversary RADAR systems. Today,...
coronavirus

Face masks that cover the mouth and nose to prevent COVID-19 contamination could soon become a lot more useful for the wearer. Researchers are...
Photo illust. US Army RDECOM-

New development of fully 3D printed OLEDs can potentially be used for applications in soft electronics and wearable devices. In a groundbreaking new study,...
Photo illust US Army

Military equipment can be the subject of enemy electronic attacks, potentially resulting in a loss of location awareness that can put Army missions at...
Photo illust US Navy

With the goal to equip its armed forces with emerging and disruptive technologies, the Latvian MoD will invest some $1.4 million in three innovative...
flexible electronics

Wearable devices need power. Wearable electronics are a big market and stretchable batteries are essential to their development. University of British Columbia researchers have...

Wearable technology promises to make significant changes to how soldiers report information. Today, units in the field must call in everything, filing verbal reports...
monitoring

Accurate, proactive monitoring has long been recognized as key to preventing injury and mortality in personnel exposed to a wide range of harmful conditions...

fire porNew military uniform nanocoatings can add fire and UV-light protection and chemical recognition capabilities to uniforms. In a NATO-funded research, Jaime Grunlan, from the...
PHoto illus. warfighters by US Navy

New bite-resistant clothing for both commercial and military uses will prevent contamination in diseases transmitted by mosquitos, such as Zika, Dengue fever, and yellow...
energy

Military forces have shown increasing interest in biological implants that would give soldiers new capabilities, such as reporting on the current state of soldier...
detection device

US military troops typically rely on mostly large devices and alarms that scan a wide area for chemicals and alert entire units of a...
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...