Nikola Tesla, the father of AC electricity, pioneered the use of induction motors and electricity over wires. He also theorized and demonstrated the potential to transmit electrical power wirelessly – leading to a revolution in the development and use of radio transmissions. Now, a century after his discoveries, a commercially viable means of harvesting the ubiquitous resonant energy … More Harvesting the Power Around Us – Nikola Labs Game Changing Tech
When did this all start? When did we begin outsourcing our long-term memories to Wikipedia and our rolodex to LinkedIn? When did we start to trust the Drudge Report over the NBC Nightly news? When did reinventing one’s identity change from leaving the farm and heading to the city – to changing Facebook profiles and … More Mankind and Information Revolutions – Past * Present * Future
Microsoft HoloLens is the first large scale commercial move for augmented reality technology. If you have not seen their promotional videos you should watch the following before you continue reading: Though Google Glasses may be dead or on hold, Microsoft is not alone in trying to get a product to market. Sony as well is … More Seven Use Cases for Augmented Realty in the Military
With the explosive growth in drone technologies over the past decade a growing debate has stirred regarding autonomous systems. This past week a conference to discuss the role of lethal autonomous systems was held in Geneva. Many organizations, such as Human Rights Watch, believe that autonomous systems with lethal capabilities raise legal and ethical concerns. … More Command and Control of Killer Robots
If you have not yet heard of the new goggles being developed by Mini Cooper please check out this short clip from C/NET. There is probably only a small group of Mini enthusiast that will want to take these goggles on. However, I think in sectors where folks wear safety glasses or helmets anyway while … More Mini Cooper’s Augmented Reality Goggles – What Are the Use Cases in the Military?
With the release of the new Apple watch now seems like a good time to think about wearables in our ranks. The Apple watch represents not only a significant advancement in wearable technologies but also a potential tipping point for connected devices. In the era of the internet-of-things – wearables will be the stepping off … More The Apple Watch and Private Duffy – Where to Begin Thinking about Wearable Tech in the Military
Augmented Reality’s (AR) time has come. As AR applications and devices begin to move from early adopters to mass commercialization military communicators will face the challenge of integrating this new disruptive technology into the ranks of the military. Google Glass may now be dead, but there are still plenty of folks looking into this technology. Convince … More Augmented Reality in the Military