Top Five Things Your Battlefield Robot is Trying to Tell You

William Finn

Observers frequently comment how soldiers personalized their robots. Robots are given names, assigned ranks and even nominated for medals. As we move into the second and third wave of unmanned systems, what would these humanized robots tells us if they could? 1) Can You Hear Me Now? The modern battlefield is full of robots all talking at once, as well as signals generated by IED jamming devices. Besides compromising range, radio noise may also affect how the robots respond to instructions, ev...
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