Monthly Archives: December 2008

Google Toolbar Page Rank update

Google rolls out the new year with a update to its toolbar Page Rank. Googlebot which is Googles information collector is probably one of the hardest working unmanned systems in the World. Crawling the web all day and night looking … Continue reading

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Digital vending machines

Some digital vending machines are hitting air ports and convenience stores in South Korea soon and I imagine will one day arrive in the United States. The things a digital vending machine can do are countless in my opinion but … Continue reading

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The Crusher Unmanned Ground Vehicle

The Crusher Unmanned Ground Vehicle is the brain child of engineers at Carnegie Melon University. It weighs in at 6.5 tons and with its advanced perception techniques and learning capabilities it can navigate rugged terrain while transporting more than 8,000 … Continue reading

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The A160 Turbine Hummingbird

The A160 Turbine (A160T) Hummingbird made by Boeing reached two key milestones one passing 100 hours in flight the second getting its transmission to change gears in flight. Boeing performed the tests under a $5 million bridge contract with the … Continue reading

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The X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System

The X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System for the Navy made by Northrop Grumman The X-47B is to operated from the flight decks of US Navy aircraft carriers, able to carry out entire missions including air-to-air refuelling without any pilot input … Continue reading

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