Posts Tagged 'Raytheon'

iRobot and Raytheon File Patent All-in-One Robot Fabricator: Hide Your Kids, The Robocalypse Is Nigh

OK, so basically, self-replicating robots are a no-no when it comes to robotics, because you don’t want them to start taking over the planet and exterminating humans. I for one, don’t welcome our robotic overlords.  iRobot and Raytheon recently filed a patent which could be the source of something scarily robotic. Thankfully, this isn’t exactly what they’re after, but it wouldn’t take much to make so-called “von Neumann machines” a reality with this device in hand.

irobot robot machine

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Raytheon JLENS Defense System Features Aerostats

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US Defense contractor Raytheon recently successfully tested the Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensor System (JLENS) over the Great Salt Lake in Utah. The test involved the radar’s ability to track multiple fast and high speed vessels, potentially giving ship commanders situational awareness of all threats that he or she might face.

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Raytheon Heavy Lifter Prototype: Is Anyone Else Thinking of Aliens?

This Raytheon-Sarcos modified DitchWitch is basically lifter with large robotic arms, allowing the operator to lift and manipulate large loads. It reminds me a lot of those robots in the movie Aliens. This robot could someday replace forklifts and other types of machines.

raytheon_sarcos_ditch_witch_robot

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Move Over Sci-fi, Robot Exoskeletons Are Coming Thanks to Raytheon

Ah Raytheon, just the name scares some guys silly. Raytheon is a defense contractor and they’ve released some new information and videos of their new exoskeleton called the XOS 2. And no, this isn’t science-fiction.

raytheon xos exoskeleton defense science-fiction iron man

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