Week in Review: Autonomous Roundup
The electronic canines are just one link in what the US military calls the Advanced Battle Management System (ABMS). The e-dogs are used to scour for threats before humans are exposed to them using artificial intelligence and rapid data analytics
The police air force in the UK is experimenting with drones to help on-the-ground officers. Use cases include searching for criminals and missing people, scouting hard to reach areas, or live feeds of major incidents. Police use of drones is a concern for privacy activists who worry that the technology could be used against citizens for surveillance.
The Navy could swap out some traditional ships with crewless vessels as the service fast-tracks its goal of adding large unmanned vessels to the flee.
A new joint Israeli-U.S. program aims to develop augmented reality controls for unmanned systems to engage in small drone-on-drone warfare.