Feb 24, 2014

Soldiers, machines and the rise of battlefield robotics

Posted by in categories: defense, military, robotics/AI

Kyle Chayka — The Sydney Morning Herald

Fearless: A TALON 3B robot approaches a land mine.
For a glimpse at the future of human-robot interactions, it might be better to look at what’s happening in the United States military than analysing Her, in which Joaquin Phoenix’s character falls in love with an OS voiced by Scarlett Johansson.

Throughout every department of the US armed forces, autonomous robots are playing a larger role in every aspect of warfare than ever before, and soldiers are developing some unorthodox relationships with their machines.

Just ask Danielle.

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