Week in Review: Autonomous Roundup
There is a major problem that needs to be addressed before we can let our cars do all the driving for us—who is morally responsible if your self‑driving car grievously injures or kills someone?
The Tel Aviv-based surveillance company, AnyVision, is ready to launch drones equipped with facial recognition. The use of this technology, whether for military use or law enforcement has not yet been determined.
The U.S. Army wants to protect Special Forces operators from unmanned aerial systems by developing high-energy weapons to shoot them out of the sky.
A DARPA program is exploring designs for an air-launched aerial combat drone that carries its own air-to-air missiles. The goal of which is to extend the reach of the launching aircraft while reducing its vulnerability to the enemy.