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K-Max Unmanned Helicopter

K-Max Unmanned Helicopter

Lockheed Martin and Kaman Aerospace demonstrated the feasibility of using their K-Max unmanned helicopter as a supply transport for the United States Army and Marine Corps. The helicopters have not yet been deployed in military situations, but have been successful ...

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Fujitsu’s Theft-Proof USB

Fujitsu’s Theft-Proof USB

Fujitsu has recently announced the development of two new technologies designed to protect private data. The two will be applied to universal serial bus (USB) memory devices, and will be useful in case such devices are lost. The first of ...

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Scallop Imaging Surveillance Camera

Scallop Imaging Surveillance Camera

Scallop Imaging, a company based in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S., has developed the Digital Window, a seven-megapixel surveillance camera that records in high resolution without fisheye distortion. The Digital Window camera, processing over 100 megapixels per second, provides a 180-degree full ...

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Vue Personal Video Network

Vue Personal Video Network

Avaak has developed a wireless multi-camera system called the Vue Personal Video Network. The Vue is designed for home monitoring, but may garner interest in the business world as well. For home use, two wireless remote cameras using mesh technology ...

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USB Lock

USB Lock

The Japanese company Green House has recently introduced an innovative USB cap, offering users the ability to secure various devices that connect to USB ports, such as flash memory sticks, USB dongles and wireless LAN adapters. The new cap physically ...

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Locating Tunnel Excavations

Locating Tunnel Excavations

Engineers at Technion, the Israel Institute of Technology, are applying electro-optic technology to locate tunnels used by terrorists to smuggle weaponry. The research, led by Dr. Assaf Klar and Dr. Raphael Linker of the faculty of civil and environmental engineering, ...

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Camera ‘Sees’ Under Clothes

Camera ‘Sees’ Under Clothes

A British company has developed a camera that can detect weapons, drugs, and explosives hidden under people’s clothes from a distance of up to 25 meters. This new device may prove to be a major breakthrough for the security industry, ...

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T-Ray Scanner to Protect Airports, Detect Cancer

T-Ray Scanner to Protect Airports, Detect Cancer

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory, in collaboration with colleagues in Turkey and Japan, have created a compact device that may serve as a basis for developing a portable, battery-operated source of terahertz radiation, known as ...

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360-Degrees Panoramic System for the ‘Big Boys’

360-Degrees Panoramic System for the ‘Big Boys’

The Israeli company ODF Optronics has developed a new system for armored vehicles, which provides users inside the vehicle with full panoramic view of the outside environment. The “Omni-Directional Reconnaissance” (ODR) device makes the hazardous task of sweeping the surroundings ...

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TCUAV – An Unmanned Aerial Surveillance System

TCUAV – An Unmanned Aerial Surveillance System

“Planum Vision”, an Israeli company specializing in security systems, has developed the TCUAV – Train Cable Unmanned Aerial Vehicle. The company claims their UAV has better surveillance capabilities due to its ability to oversee broader areas from different angles at ...

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