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Creative use of an unmanned system originally designed for military applications. This PackBot collects forensic evidence for property claims. You can see AMREL’s Operator Control Unit at 47 seconds, 1 minute & 7 seconds, and other places in this video. It is interesting how the same capabilities that makes the PackBot useful for detecting explosive […]
Scientists are brainstorming ways of using unmanned systems to fight Ebola. This short video covers a number of interesting issues, including telepresence, the role of robots in healthcare, current capabilities of unmanned systems, and the age-old quandary of legs vs. wheels. Perhaps the fear surrounding Ebola and other dangerous diseases will increase resources for developing unmanned […]
You may have seen this video of an Unmanned Ground Vehicle shaped like a penguin chick: As strange as it may sound, penguin robots have an important role to play in the emerging world economic order of the 21st century. Whether you believe in climate change or not, a lot of very powerful countries take […]
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As the violent images of Ferguson, Missouri permeate the media, a debate has erupted about the “militarization of police.” Some folks have been harshly critical of the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) 1033 program, which delivers surplus military equipment to police departments for free.
On November 10, the Marine Corps celebrates 239 years of service to the United States of America. Brought into existence by the First Continental Congress, on 1775 the Marine Corps has seen many battles and brought the fight to the enemy on many shores. Among themselves, Marines use a special language. Here is a small sample […]
“If you know the enemy and know yourself, your victory will not stand in doubt; if you know Heaven and know Earth, you may make your victory complete.” ― Sun Tzu, The Art of War Fighting an epidemic is surprisingly similar to fighting a human enemy. For example, in both military and anti- epidemic campaigns there is […]
AMREL will be at the SEG International Exposition and 84th Annual Meeting. Oct.26-31 Denver, Colorado Booth# 1694 Come see us and be sure to ask us about the ROCKY DB6, the super lightweight, fully rugged computer that is being used in researching the Virginia’s Omega Cave system.
AMREL now offers a full line of turn-key, fully rugged avionics solutions, complete with integrated MIL-STD-1553 cards. Form factors for stand-alone solutions include tablets, laptops, and handhelds. AMREL mobile avionic solutions directly communicate to aircrafts without an intermediate server. “It’s really a question of capabilities,” explained Kalvin Chen, AMREL’s VP of Operations. “AMREL is known […]