In 2020, nearly 30% of the armed forces will be consist of robots

The University of Washington working on a system that allows military robots to be more efficient while remaining under the leadership of men: they will be tested on the battlefield by a Wiimote

In 2020, nearly 30% of the armed forces will be consist of robots. The prediction was made by Washington University in St. Louis, who works on robotic systems used by the defense sector. Hence the interest to develop machines more efficient and intelligent. But according to the researchers, the robots that officers in the army – often remote machines – should not be totally autonomous and can make decisions. Continue reading