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AMREL OCU & forensic investigation [VIDEO]

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 […]

Ebola fighting robots [VIDEO]

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 […]

Marine Jargon

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 […]

AMREL Offers Unprecedented Choices for Mobile Avionic Solutions

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 […]