A South Korean approach to mitigate their “lack” of military personnel
In order to mitigate the effects of their continuing decline in recruitment South Korea envisions to deploy BioBots by 2024
South Korea is developing next-generation military robots that will mimic the movements and capabilities of birds, snakes, marine creatures and even insects on the battlefields of the future.
DAPA (Defence Acquisition Programme Administration ) plans to deploy robots inspired by humans and insects by 2024, after which it will look towards biobots that draw inspiration from birds, snakes, and various marine creatures.
Tesla develops the hardware for self driving
Tesla held an event for its investors called Autonomy Investor Day at its office in Palo Alto, CA. The event showcased software upgrades to the self-driving ...
– Tesla considers LIDAR as a bad technology for self driving
– Tesla cars and the required neural networks for self driving are becoming very good because they collect a lot of data and can retrain the networks for all kind of exceptions. This is for Defence a enormous problem because we operate in a non structured world where very little structural data acquisition is being done… so even with the best hardware, we probably won’t be able to have self driving vehicles that can operate cross country and in the unusual conditions we find in operations.
Small inflatable UAS
French Company Diodon presents its new inflatable drone DIODON MP40 which is now able to carry up to 4 kg of payload at SOFINS 2019