US Army's Wall-E Is Less Adorable, Useful Than its Animated Counterpart
Jan 29, 2009 13:27
The US Army is currently testing its Wall-E-like Small Unmanned Ground Vehicles, and, well, let's just say I hope the battlegrounds aren't muddy in the future.
These little guys (SUGVs, or "sugvees") feature a Sony IX11 camera, GPS, two-way audio and a "wearable Xbox-style controller with a monocular heads-up display," whatever that means. Oh, and a handle, for picking it up out of the mud after it gets itself stuck. Stupid SUGVs. [Danger Room]
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