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Chameleon Camouflage to Give Tanks Cloaking Capabilities

Chameleon Camouflage to Give Tanks Cloaking Capabilities

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Oct. 22, 2014) — Inspired by the way a chameleon changes its colour to disguise itself; scientists in Poland want to replace traditional camouflage paint with thousands of electrochromic plates that will continuously change colour to blend with its surroundings. The first PL-01 concept tank prototype will be tested within a few years, with scientists predicting that a similar technology could even be woven into the fabric of a soldiers' clothing making them virtually invisible to the naked eye. Matthew Stock reports. Video provided by Reuters
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Navy Tests Cutting-Edge Clothing Manufacturing

Navy Tests Cutting-Edge Clothing Manufacturing

AP (Oct. 8, 2014) — The U.S. Navy is testing out a cutting-edge way of manufacturing clothes; welding them together with ultrasonic sound waves. The process promises garments that weigh at least 40 percent less. (Oct. 8) Video provided by AP
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Smart Jacket to Monitor Health and Fitness on the Run

Smart Jacket to Monitor Health and Fitness on the Run

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Oct. 6, 2014) — Engineers in Mexico have developed a jacket designed to monitor a users vital signs and fitness level while running. The wearable technology is made of breathable fabric to keep a jogger cool while feeding performance information via bluetooth to a smartphone in real time. Ben Gruber reports. Video provided by Reuters
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What This MIT Sensor Could Mean For The Future Of Robotics

What This MIT Sensor Could Mean For The Future Of Robotics

Newsy (Sep. 20, 2014) — MIT researchers developed a light-based sensor that gives robots 100 times the sensitivity of a human finger, allowing for "unprecedented dexterity." Video provided by Newsy
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