The leaves are falling, and so are the temperatures across much of the U.S. Fortunately, these high-tech gadgets will help you explore your surroundings, stay connected, and keep moving outside in the cold weather this fall. These are the top picks for anyone who wants to go hiking, capture images and video, or keep your gadgets charged up.
Surrounded by enemy fire, trapped in a valley between mountains and unable to use certain sensors, drones, fire-control and radar applications, a forward-positioned Army infantry unit suddenly finds itself with no radio, sensors, electronics... or GPS. Their communications are jammed, disabled and rendered useless, making them isolated and vulnerable to lethal air and ground attacks. Does this outnumbered infantry unit have any options with which to avoid destruction? How can they get air support or armored vehicle reinforcement?
NASA has been testing X-planes, experimental aircraft that it uses to test a variety of different technologies, for more than 70 years, including the Bell X-1, the first plane to break the sound barrier in flight. Now, the space agency is moving further into the future, with the first all-electric experimental aircraft.
Each year, the practice of human trafficking generates more than $150 billion in profits. But experts warn that the tools being used even in the most developed societies fall far short of what is needed to put in a dent in its proliferation. So the ingredient that can change the game? Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML).