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V4D3R
11-27-2007, 09:29 PM
Can this be stickied

Post shit on the advancement of robotic technology.

Here's the US Army's exoskeleton

http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/tech/2007/11/27/yeates.ut.robo.soldier.ksl

Machete
11-28-2007, 01:55 AM
Now see, something like this would be good for helping grandma move that chest out of her room or pulling them stubborn weeds that she can't no longer pull. But no, what's the first image you see or rather what's the first thing that came to your mind when seeing this video: war. Used for war. Fucking bastards aren't killing innocents easy enough I guess.

STYLE
11-28-2007, 10:39 AM
one word.......robocop

WARPATH
11-28-2007, 10:59 AM
Somebody needs to jack that prototype!

Imagine what will happen when these are being used, a soldier gets killed, and someone gets a hold of one, and they start getting sold on the black market.

STYLE
11-28-2007, 05:05 PM
if he soldier gets killed the suit will kep goin wit him stankin on the inside.
could you imagine?
"job well done soldier"
...suit opens and body falls out.
haha!

these would be great for construction.

but you know the robo UFC is coming very soon. that would be dope.

the japs had an exoskeleton about 5 years back. they applied it for hospital use. to carry elderly and bedridden to the bathroom and to and from beds ectect.
but like Machete said, we goin straight to war with ours.
i stlll think the police will have these.
but imagine the crimes you could commit with a full body armor exoskeleton! "i'm the Jugganut BITCH!"

just run through the wall and grab 1000 lbs of cash or tow a car on foot t.prolly takes 100cal or tank rounds to fuck you up.

Koolish
11-28-2007, 06:53 PM
anyone know about Gundams?

a matter of time....

Os3y3ris
11-30-2007, 09:49 AM
Awesome. Soon we'll have cap troopers I suppose.

STYLE
11-30-2007, 11:19 AM
anyone know about Gundams?

a matter of time....

robotech>gundam

LuckyTheWonderDog
11-30-2007, 11:21 AM
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WARPATH
11-30-2007, 11:23 AM
America's on their way to building the first Metal Gear.

JackOfHearts
11-30-2007, 11:49 AM
the link goes to the kasparov-putin issue nothing about robots.......\?????

Koolish
11-30-2007, 12:26 PM
America's on their way to building the first Metal Gear.
if there's a metal gear, we need a solid snake.

robotech>gundam
just googled that up and impressive, but gundam has sentimental value with me.

V4D3R
11-30-2007, 01:07 PM
The next 50 years are going to be something else.

Os3y3ris
11-30-2007, 10:52 PM
Has no one else read Starship Troopers? Thats where this whole concept originated.

STYLE
12-01-2007, 04:20 AM
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V4D3R
12-08-2007, 06:05 PM
Meet the violin-playing robot





http://editorial.jpress.co.uk/web/Upload/PRES//TH1_712200734robot%282%29.jpg
The robot can play all the Christmas classics
View Gallery (javascript: ViewGallery();)


Car maker Toyota has created a robot that can play Christmas carols on the violin.
The 5ft-tall robot uses mechanical fingers to push the strings and plays the bow with its other arm.

Toyota has already shown robots that roll around to work as guides and have fingers dextrous enough to play the trumpet.

The car firm has also created a "mobility Robot" which provides transport in places where conventional wheeled vehicles would fail, including steps, making it the ideal aid for all those hours of Christmas shopping.

The mobility robot can move at speeds of up to 4mph – human walking pace – and travel up to a distance of 13 miles on one hour of battery charge.

In addition to being able to transport its owner, it can also follow people and avoid obstacles, allowing it to function as a porter, leaving the owner's hands free at the New Year sales.

The violin-playing robot is capable of performing a variety of tasks with its hands and arms.

Its delicacy of movement is best demonstrated by the fact it can play the violin, enabling it to play all the classic Christmas carols.

The 1.5-metre tall machine, equipped with a total of 17 joints in each of its hands and arms, uses precise control and co-ordination to achieve human-like agility. It could also be used to assist with domestic duties or nursing and medical care.

Toyota hopes to have these and other Toyota Partner Robots on sale in the early 2010s.

TAURO
12-08-2007, 08:10 PM
Can this be stickied

Post shit on the advancement of robotic technology.

Here's the US Army's exoskeleton

http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/tech/2007/11/27/yeates.ut.robo.soldier.ksl

I can't find the footage.

BRASSKNUCKLED PAI MEI
12-08-2007, 11:34 PM
ROBOCOP, THE TERMINATOR IS NEAR

V4D3R
12-08-2007, 11:43 PM
I can't find the footage.
Try clearing your cookies- and log onto CNN US then click it

V4D3R
12-11-2007, 09:51 AM
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This red one kicks ass
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V4D3R
12-11-2007, 09:54 AM
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V4D3R
12-11-2007, 09:55 AM
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V4D3R
12-11-2007, 10:11 AM
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KERZO
12-19-2007, 10:46 AM
how come when i look at the posts above all i see are blank replies?

V4D3R
12-19-2007, 11:09 AM
Only 1 is kinda blank - bad Youtube script. The others are all Youtube vids - let them load longer.

damaja
12-19-2007, 11:22 AM
I'm in the Army and I know secrets I cannot tell you.

Blaze666
12-21-2007, 08:15 AM
in the begining there was man then man came the machine...finally man become the architect of his own deny

a robotic world where organic see his value falling down

perhaps one day we will awake with crash tests clothes and get for a rude ride
the world of tommorrow is a fine mad circus show instead of protect people they create robots and new weapons for the quiet war


sorry for my pytifull english

V4D3R
12-23-2007, 06:53 AM
Winner

http://www.pinktentacle.com/images/robotaward_06.jpg

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Runners-up

SMALL- TO MEDIUM-SIZED VENTURE AWARD (Selected by Small and Medium Enterprise Agency)
- miuro
http://www.pinktentacle.com/images/robotaward_04.jpgZMP Inc.
Miuro — short for “Music Innovation based on Utility RObot technology” — is a network audio robot that plays music from a docked iPod or from a wirelessly connected computer. Gyroscopes and acceleration sensors enable miuro to follow you from room to room and dance while blasting tunes through speakers developed by Kenwood. Miuro promises to help create a new market for devices that combine robotics and audio technology. To further develop the market, ZMP plans to begin selling a limited-edition model at the Apple Store in December 2007 and release a low-cost version next year.
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TOP ROBOT SELECTED BY JAPAN MACHINERY FEDERATION (JMF)
- Robotic Blood Sample Courier System
http://www.pinktentacle.com/images/robotaward_05.jpg
Matsushita Electric Works, Ltd.
Matsushita’s Robotic Blood Sample Courier System consists of autonomous mobile robots working as a team to perform blood sample delivery and courier tasks at hospitals and laboratories. A group control computer assigns various tasks to individual robots who pick up blood samples, deliver them to automatic analyzers, and collect the samples after testing. An automatic battery charging system enables the system to work around the clock by preventing all the robots from running out of power at the same time. At present, 17 robot systems are working at hospitals and laboratories, where they are helping to improve the reliability and efficiency of operations. [More (http://www.mew.co.jp/e/corp/news/2006/0610-01.htm)]
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TOP ROBOT COMPONENT SELECTED BY THE ORGANIZATION FOR SMALL & MEDIUM ENTERPRISES AND REGIONAL INNOVATION (SMRJ)
- Mini AC servo actuators (http://www.harmonicdrive.net/products/actuators/) developed by Harmonic Drive Systems were recognized for their superior performance.
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SPECIAL JURY SELECTION
- MR Image-Guided Surgical Robotic System
http://www.pinktentacle.com/images/robot_award_1.jpg
Kyushu University
Hitachi, Ltd.
Hitachi Medical Corp.
MIZUHO Co., Ltd.
University of Tokyo
Waseda University
This endoscopic surgery support system uses a high-precision robotic surgical clamp that moves like a tiny (1-cm diameter) human hand, while magnetic resonance images (MRI) provide real-time navigation during surgery. Able to outperform the human hand and eye, this system brings an unprecedented level of accuracy and safety to endoscopic surgery. The system is still in the research and development phase, but its effectiveness has been confirmed in 8 liver cancer treatments performed between April and September 2007.
[Source: Robot Award 2007 (http://www.robotaward.jp/release_071220.pdf) (PDF)]

V4D3R
12-23-2007, 06:57 AM
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Inspired by Vancouver Junkyard wars, some guys got together and built the Mondo Spider, a 1,500 lb walking robotic spider. Apparently the thing has been around for a little while, as it was displayed at Burning Man (see video on next page). When asked why they built the unit the man in the video says "It was...art." He quickly realizes this is a stupid answer and throws in a "We did it because we could!" Ah yes, the old "because we could" . One of my favorite answers to any question. Why did I build I shoot my neighbor in the ass with a BB gun when he wasn’t looking? "Because I could." Why did I videotape the dog humping the cat? "Because I could." Why did I staple my balls to the carpet in the living room? "Wait, why did I staple my balls to the carpet in the living room?"

V4D3R
12-25-2007, 05:30 AM
Japs invent mind over matter hardware/software - big future implications - demonstrated using Second Life.


http://www.5min.com/Video/How-to-Make-Mind-Win-Over-Matter-2455745

V4D3R
01-01-2008, 12:21 AM
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STYLE
03-16-2008, 03:54 PM
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V4D3R
03-23-2008, 11:41 AM
^^That is not a robot.

V4D3R
03-23-2008, 01:01 PM
^Gotcha - everything will be thrown in a bot at one point.

Fake angels, aliens....clones...."Jesus"....

V4D3R
03-24-2008, 02:09 AM
Robotics firm Boston Dynamics has released new video of its most advanced quadruped robot, BigDog. The company received a $10 million DARPA award to "produce a robot with animal-like strength, speed and mobility," Mass High Tech notes. In the footage, the robotic dog is shown climbing a hillside, navigating snowy terrain, and regaining its balance after being kicked.

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V4D3R
03-24-2008, 12:46 PM
That last bot is fuckin creepy how fast shit is moving along to Terminator days.

dezmond
03-24-2008, 02:24 PM
^^ That is creepy

Imagine the shit thats bein developed in the bunkers that wont be seen for 5 years...

You seen anything on the robot insects they are developing?

V4D3R
03-25-2008, 11:00 PM
ISOBOT
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Shooting an arrow
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Hits a ball
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Plays golf and sighs when it misses
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Wu-tang Fan
03-26-2008, 11:55 AM
Couple this shit with "nano-technology" and what have you got? Dam near enough to Terminator 2 which can reform from liquid.

V4D3R
03-26-2008, 03:54 PM
http://www.reuters.com/resources/r/?m=02&d=20080326&t=2&i=3650266&w=&r=2008-03-26T130529Z_01_N19297979_RTRUKOP_0_PICTURE0


Spy-in-the-sky drone sets sights on Miami

Wed Mar 26, 2008 9:28am EDT

http://www.reuters.com/article/domesticNews/idUSN1929797920080326?pageNumber=1&virtualBrandChannel=0

http://www.reuters.com/resources/r/?m=02&d=20080326&t=2&i=3650582&w=&r=2008-03-26T132834Z_01_N19297979_RTRUKOP_0_PICTURE1

By Tom Brown
MIAMI (Reuters) - Miami police could soon be the first in the United States to use cutting-edge, spy-in-the-sky technology to beef up their fight against crime.
A small pilotless drone manufactured by Honeywell International, capable of hovering and "staring" using electro-optic or infrared sensors, is expected to make its debut soon in the skies over the Florida Everglades.
If use of the drone wins Federal Aviation Administration approval after tests, the Miami-Dade Police Department will start flying the 14-pound (6.3 kg) drone over urban areas with an eye toward full-fledged employment in crime fighting.
"Our intentions are to use it only in tactical situations as an extra set of eyes," said police department spokesman Juan Villalba.
"We intend to use this to benefit us in carrying out our mission," he added, saying the wingless Honeywell aircraft, which fits into a backpack and is capable of vertical takeoff and landing, seems ideally suited for use by SWAT teams in hostage situations or dealing with "barricaded subjects."
Miami-Dade police are not alone, however.
Taking their lead from the U.S. military, which has used drones in Iraq and Afghanistan for years, law enforcement agencies across the country have voiced a growing interest in using drones for domestic crime-fighting missions.
Known in the aerospace industry as UAVs, for unmanned aerial vehicles, drones have been under development for decades in the United States.

The CIA acknowledges that it developed a dragonfly-sized UAV known as the "Insectohopter" for laser-guided spy operations as long ago as the 1970s.
And other advanced work on robotic flyers has clearly been under way for quite some time.
"The FBI is experimenting with a variety of unmanned aerial vehicles," said Marcus Thomas, an assistant director of the bureau's Operational Technology Division.
"At this point they have been used mainly for search and rescue missions," he added. "It certainly is an up-and-coming technology and the FBI is researching additional uses for UAVs."
SAFETY, PRIVACY CONCERNS
U.S. Customs and Border Protection has been flying drones over the Arizona desert and southwest border with Mexico since 2006 and will soon deploy one in North Dakota to patrol the Canadian border as well.
This month, Customs and Border Protection spokesman Juan Munoz Torres said the agency would also begin test flights of a modified version of its large Predator B drones, built by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, over the Gulf of Mexico.
Citing numerous safety concerns, the FAA -- the government agency responsible for regulating civil aviation -- has been slow in developing procedures for the use of UAVs by police departments.
"You don't want one of these coming down on grandma's windshield when she's on her way to the grocery store," said Doug Davis, the FAA's program manager for unmanned aerial systems.

He acknowledged strong interest from law enforcement agencies in getting UAVs up and running, however, and said the smaller aircraft particularly were likely to have a "huge economic impact" over the next 10 years.
Getting clearance for police and other civilian agencies to fly can't come soon enough for Billy Robinson, chief executive of Cyber Defense Systems Inc, a small start-up company in St. Petersburg, Florida. His company makes an 8-pound (3.6 kg) kite-sized UAV that was flown for a time by police in Palm Bay, Florida, and in other towns, before the FAA stepped in.
"We've had interest from dozens of law enforcement agencies," said Robinson. "They (the FAA) are preventing a bunch of small companies such as ours from becoming profitable," he said.
Some privacy advocates, however, say rules and ordinances need to be drafted to protect civil liberties during surveillance operations.
"There's been controversies all around about putting up surveillance cameras in public areas," said Howard Simon, Florida director of the American Civil Liberties Union.
"Technological developments can be used by law enforcement in a way that enhances public safety," he said. "But every enhanced technology also contains a threat of further erosion of privacy."

VZA
03-26-2008, 03:56 PM
Now see, something like this would be good for helping grandma move that chest out of her room or pulling them stubborn weeds that she can't no longer pull. But no, what's the first image you see or rather what's the first thing that came to your mind when seeing this video: war. Used for war. Fucking bastards aren't killing innocents easy enough I guess.

So true man...

VZA
03-26-2008, 03:59 PM
http://www.grotto11.com/blog/images/Image.91613.1.gif
grr

anyone else ever watch robot wars?

oh, and matilda was HAWT:
http://www.grotto11.com/blog/images/Image.91647.1.gif

V4D3R
04-03-2008, 05:32 PM
http://cubo.cc/

...strange.

Guarded By Martyrs
04-12-2008, 08:58 PM
Hahaha^
Thats weird ?????

STYLE
04-12-2008, 09:55 PM
http://cubo.cc/

...strange.

i played with it for like 10 mins.

i want one. but full body fully interactive.

V4D3R
04-30-2008, 07:36 AM
Reassembling robot
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V4D3R
04-30-2008, 07:39 AM
Robotic Air Jellyfish
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V4D3R
04-30-2008, 07:41 AM
Blazer Tournament (terminator like)
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V4D3R
04-30-2008, 07:47 AM
2007 Robot World Cup - Soccer
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V4D3R
04-30-2008, 07:50 AM
Robokiyu
http://www.geekologie.com/2008/04/22/killer-robot-1.jpg
http://www.geekologie.com/2008/04/22/killer-robot-2.jpg
http://www.geekologie.com/2008/04/22/killer-robot-3.jpg

V4D3R
04-30-2008, 07:56 AM
Egg Leg Man
http://www.geekologie.com/2007/07/12/miracle-legs.jpg
http://www.geekologie.com/2007/07/12/miracle-legs-2.jpg

V4D3R
04-30-2008, 07:59 AM
HRP-3 Promet Mk-II - The Blue Collar bot

http://www.geekologie.com/2007/06/22/hrb-3-robot-02.jpg

The HRP-3 Promet Mk-II is a robot designed to take over blue-collar jobs. It stands 5' 3", weighs 150 pounds, and is part of a 5-year joint effort by Kawada Industries, Kawasaki Heavy Industries, and Japan’s National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) to develop a humanoid robot with sufficient skills to enter the workforce.

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KERZO
04-30-2008, 08:16 AM
i'll get in on this convo.....heres some robot news i've been reading about recently -

Cyberdyne Hal-5

http://i32.photobucket.com/albums/d31/Fermex/Robot%20Images/CyberdyneHal-5.jpg

Robot Suit HAL is a cyborg-type robot that can expand and improve physical capability.
When a person attempts to move, nerve signals are sent from the brain to the muscles via motoneuron, moving the musculoskeletal system as a consequence. At this moment, very weak biosignals can be detected on the surface of the skin. HAL catches these signals through a sensor attached on the skin of the wearer. Based on the signals obtained, the power unit is controlled to move the joint unitedly with the wearer's muscle movement, enabling to support the wearer's daily activities. This is what we call a 'voluntary control system' that provides movement interpreting the wearer's intention from the biosignals in advance of the actual movement. Not only a 'voluntary control system' HAL has, but also a 'robotic autonomous control system' that provides human-like movement based on a robotic system which integrally work together with the 'autonomous control system'. HAL is the world's first cyborg-type robot controlled by this unique Hybrid System.
HAL is expected to be applied in various fields such as rehabilitation support and physical training support in medical field, ADL support for disabled people, heavy labour support at factories, and rescue support at disaster sites, as well as in the entertainment field

HAL-5 Type-B Specifications

Size -
wearable robot
Height 1,600mm

Weight -
Full Body Type approx. 23kg
(Lower body approx. 15kg)

Power -
Battery Drive
Charged battery( AC100V)
Continuous operating time
Approximately 2 hours 40 minutes

Motions -
Daily Activities( standing up from a chair, walking, climbing up and down stairs)
Hold and lift heavy objescts
and more...

Operation -
Hybrid Control System

Working Environment -
Indoor and outdoor

KERZO
04-30-2008, 08:33 AM
This has gotta be the way forward...

Raytheon Sarcos XOS

http://i32.photobucket.com/albums/d31/Fermex/Robot%20Images/RaytheonSarcosXOS.jpg
http://gizmodo.com/assets/resources/2008/04/XOS1.jpg
http://www.gizmodo.com.au/gallery/XOSskel/XOSskel0_medium.jpg
http://www.gizmodo.com.au/gallery/XOSskel/XOSskel1_medium.jpg



heres some links to videos of the XOS in action...

http://gizmodo.com/gadgets/humanoids/sarcoss-exoskeleton-is-more-amazing-than-we-thought-326128.php

http://www.popsci.com/category/tags/raytheon

I can't find a spec on it but it looks sweet..I giessing ya'll been reading about this so whats your opinions on it...how long do you think it will take to get this into production. I know they're testing it next year...

KERZO
04-30-2008, 08:49 AM
Next up is -

Landwalker

http://www.plyojump.com/images/exoskeletons/landwalker3.gif

http://www.plyojump.com/images/exoskeletons/landwalker2.jpg

This project, apparently by Sakakibara Kikai, is really a "shuffler". Nevertheless, it is amazing for a "homebrew" exoskeleton. The machine weighs1000Kg and the walking software is supplied by P.A. Technology. The legs can also twist in place, allowing changes in direction. Control is via foot pedals. The side mounted guns are not operational

heres a clip of it in action -
http://www.plyojump.com/movies/other/landwalker1.wmv



It aint amazing but it's the closest yer gonnna get to an ED-209 from robocop,lol

http://www.deadprogrammer.com/photos/ed-209.jpg

KERZO
04-30-2008, 08:53 AM
lastly....fuck war, i just wanna have fun...


Neogentronyx Mecha

http://www.plyojump.com/images/neogentronyx/winter_mecha.jpg
http://www.plyojump.com/images/neogentronyx/mecha1.jpg

A guy in Alaska has created a one-person startup,Neogentronyx (http://www.neogentronyx.com/), and is putting together a huge, Mecha-style robot exoskeleton to demonstrate at the local speedway. The hope is to create commercial versions of giant exoskeletons for use in entertainment and elsewhere. Not an easy project, but if it works, it could spawn a whole line of "monster robot" shows to overtake the "monster car" shows currently so popular



I'd pay to go and see that shit..mecha-gladiators...sweet

V4D3R
05-08-2008, 02:17 AM
http://www.cyberdyne.jp/english/index.html

V4D3R
05-08-2008, 02:33 AM
http://www.wired.com/politics/security/news/2008/04/robots_army$160 Billion Robotic Army Network Passes First Big Test. Kinda.

By David Axe http://www.wired.com/images/icon_email.gif (http://www.wired.com/services/feedback/letterstoeditor) 04.30.08 | 12:00 PM
http://www.wired.com/images/article/full/2008/04/robots_army2.jpg (http://www.wired.com/politics/security/news/2008/04/robots_army#) http://www.wired.com/images/zoom.gif (http://www.wired.com/politics/security/news/2008/04/robots_army#)
U.S. Army soldier works on network connections at Nevada Test Center during the 2008 Joint Expeditionary Force Experiment.
Courtesy U.S. Army


A van full of insurgents speeds through the desert. They do not notice a series of networked ground sensors that have begun tracking their every move.
Hovering somewhere overhead, a tiny robot points its camera at the van and takes note of its color scheme and markings. An even bigger drone, thousands of feet above its hovering kin, maintains a God’s-eye vigil on the whole hunt.
Everything these robots see is radioed to monitors thousands of miles away -- and into the targeting systems of a B-52 bomber winging, silent and nearly invisible, several miles overhead.
This scenario, played out at a remote Nevada facility last week, was the first major test of the Army’s $160-billion, 20-year plan to build a high-tech family of networked robots and hybrid-electric armored vehicles. The “Future Combat Systems” program, co-managed by Boeing and consultants SAIC, aims to equip roughly a third of the Army with 14 new vehicle types that are connected constantly to a vast communications net.
The theory behind the FCS is that dispersed, intelligent robotic systems plugged into a universal communications network can help small numbers of U.S. troops riding in new vehicles to control huge swaths of terrain. Any ship, airplane or tank fitted with the FCS network devices will be able to see everything the others see.
The SkyNet-like network and dynamic coordination “is the most important thing,” Brigadier General James Terry says.
This is “a big deal for joint fires,” Army spokesman Paul Mehney told Wired.com.
“Joint fires” is mil-speak for getting all the military services to share info and coordinate their attacks. That kind of teamwork is a big factor in the U.S. military’s combat prowess. And if FCS works out as planned, the five U.S. military branches will team up better than ever.
Did the test work? Kinda.
The robots spotted the van; their targeting data bounced to a nearby unit of specially-equipped Humvees, then across the network to an Air Force intelligence cell in Langley, Virginia, then back to the B-52 -- all in just seconds. The bomber simulated dropping a guided bomb to “destroy” the van.
The Nevada test proved it was possible, according to Mehney.
But one critic says the test essentially was rigged -- that the conditions were too easy.
“There is ‘works’ and then there is ‘works,’” John Pike, an analyst with Globalsecurity,org, told Wired.com.
“A considerable fraction of the FCS network hardware does not currently exist,” Pike said. And the integration of that hardware that does exist has been touch-and-go.
In February, when testers “flipped the switch” for the first time on the network radios, there was a collective sigh of relief that the radios even worked -- this according to one FCS insider who spoke on background.
Last week’s desert test comes at a critical time for Future Combat Systems. Mounting criticism from the GAO plus the growing cost of fixing and upgrading the Army’s current war-weary vehicle fleet -- $120 billion over 10 years, according to the GAO -– has put the squeeze on the futuristic program. “It is not yet clear if or when the Army and [its contractors] can develop, build, and demonstrate the … network,” the Government Accountability Office reported in March.
One powerful congressman, nominally a supporter of FCS, has proposed injecting extra money into the program in order to rescue some of its technologies before canceling the rest.
Rep. John Murtha (D-PA), chair of the defense appropriations subcommittee, promised an extra $20 billion this year for FCS, provided the Army could use the money to wrap up the program quickly. “We need to accelerate FCS if we ever want to see anything accomplished,” Matt Mazonkey, a Murtha staffer, told Wired.com.
The Army is still preparing its response to Murtha’s query, Mehney said. Regardless, the service’s position on FCS has never wavered. The Army says that FCS is on-budget, on-schedule, and with continued funding will deliver on its promises to connect the ground service to itself and to all the other military branches.
And to ensure smooth progress despite a combined $900 million budget cut last year, the Army this month asked Congress to “re-appropriate” $250 million of other Army funds into FCS coffers.

KERZO
05-08-2008, 04:27 AM
^^ thats some mad shit...sure beats looking at newspapers from space,lol

V4D3R
05-16-2008, 10:13 AM
Honda robot conducts Detroit symphony

http://www.cnn.com/2008/TECH/05/14/honda.robot.ap/index.html#cnnSTCVideo

KERZO
05-17-2008, 08:37 AM
Yeah i was gonna post that ^^...good lookin ^O^

SG
05-27-2008, 07:22 PM
This is good, when really looks at this I keep thinking about those model aircraft that are equipped with missiles, no pilots and remotely controlled that can kill you.....

V4D3R
05-30-2008, 02:07 AM
Monkey's brain controls robot arm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/7423184.stm

V4D3R
05-30-2008, 02:16 AM
http://www.livescience.com/php/video/player.php?video_id=080522-flame-robot-walk

V4D3R
06-12-2008, 01:08 AM
US Army's new unmanned vehicles. They got a new unmanned stryker assault looking vehicle. Unmanned recon chopper. A tank that looks stealth and unmanned and can shoot a target without actually having any optical reading of it's target.

http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2008/06/11/courson.military.display.cnn

V4D3R
06-23-2008, 09:50 PM
'Lovable' robot 4:52
She's cute, she's Japanese and she's a robot. CNN's Anjoli Rao talks with WowWee's Davin Sufer about the "lovable" robot.

http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/tech/2008/06/22/rao.intv.sufer.femsapien.cnn

V4D3R
06-23-2008, 09:51 PM
Robots for hire show skills 1:17
With help from a walking service robot, four Japanese companies unveil a partnership to expand the robot market.

http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/tech/2008/06/22/rao.intv.sufer.femsapien.cnn

V4D3R
06-23-2008, 10:06 PM
Robot Band that plays pretty good. And sings...
c2JChnwv2Ws

V4D3R
07-18-2008, 09:45 PM
Miniature robot snowmobiles to explore Artic.
http://ca.news.yahoo.com/s/cbc/080718/canada/north_snomote (http://ca.rd.yahoo.com/dailynews/rss/topstories_fp/*http://ca.news.yahoo.com/s/cbc/080718/canada/north_snomote)

Dokuro
07-18-2008, 10:14 PM
dude one more step away from having wanzers http://www.collectiondx.com/gallery2/gallery/d/72043-3/P2284151.jpg
http://www.collectiondx.com/gallery2/gallery/d/72039-3/P2284146.jpg

Dokuro
07-18-2008, 10:15 PM
or VT for those xboxers

V4D3R
08-06-2008, 08:29 AM
glUnzzoFUxg

V4D3R
08-29-2009, 01:09 AM
Sticky this back.

LORD NOSE
12-10-2009, 12:56 PM
up

can you fathom what they really got ?

V4D3R
12-10-2009, 05:10 PM
Look at the movie Surrogates the part where the show that military room with all those surrogate soldiers fighting a war. They die then another robot jumps out the troop carrier ready to replace it. It's like losing a man in a video game Thats where it is going. The scary part would be those things is sinister control- well we are already there - this is where they are going with that game - America's Army. The new movie Avatar is another example.

DO NOT PLAY AMERICA'S ARMY KIDS OR SECOND LIFE.

LORD NOSE
07-14-2010, 01:02 PM
uvcQCJpZJH8

LORD NOSE
07-14-2010, 02:01 PM
dammm - robots dem a wind up day hips today


http://vimeo.com/10379182

Uncle Steezo
07-21-2010, 06:14 PM
dammm - robots dem a wind up day hips today


http://vimeo.com/10379182
automated piece of shit still aint beat my score on wii fit hula hoops. n i bet i'd tear the4 lining out that robotic bitch's penzoil pussy .

Paranoid
07-22-2010, 02:36 PM
robotech>gundam

No

Paranoid
07-22-2010, 02:40 PM
America's on their way to building the first Metal Gear.

heh

I'm in the Army and I know secrets I cannot tell you.

you suck. fuck your army

Paranoid
07-22-2010, 02:44 PM
That last bot is fuckin creepy how fast shit is moving along to Terminator days.

agreed....this kind of technology scares me. it will be used for evil

V4D3R
08-04-2010, 02:17 PM
uvcQCJpZJH8

V4D3R
08-04-2010, 02:19 PM
Am_38QkUQCE

V4D3R
08-04-2010, 02:24 PM
puaeq4jfyDM

LORD NOSE
08-04-2010, 09:53 PM
shit is crazy

EAGLE EYE
08-04-2010, 10:14 PM
2027 or 2029 is the prediction for when a human-like robot will pass the turing test