Threat Monitoring System aids autonomous vehicle missions.
Press Release Summary:
July 20, 2012 - Emulating mammal's conditioned fear-response mechanism, STARTLE System uses combination of artificial neural network and diagnostic expert systems to continually monitor and assess potential threats. System provides situational awareness and early threat warning to both autonomous vehicle and its remote operator. Making use of existing hardware, STARTLE intelligently processes information from multiple on-board sensors, cueing systems to assess and confirm potential threats.
Original Press Release
Roke Develops Biologically-Inspired Threat Monitoring System for Autonomous Vehicles
Press release date: July 12, 2012
Roke, based in Romsey, Hampshire, is the principal electronics research and development centre of Chemring Group Plc. Founded in 1956, Roke is one of the UK's leading suppliers of innovative solutions and contract R&D, pioneering developments in electronic sensors, networks and communications technology. It employs 450 staff and has over 430 patents to its name. About Chemring www.chemring.co.uk
- Chemring is a manufacturing business with facilities in eight countries selling high technology electronics and energetic products to over eighty countries.
- The Company has a diverse portfolio of products protecting military people and platforms against a constantly changing threat.
- Operating in high margin, niche markets with short product development timescales, Chemring has the agility to rapidly react to urgent customer needs.
- Chemring adopts a balanced strategy of organic growth and small bolt-on acquisitions, and maintains balanced geographic and market profiles, with a growing presence in non-NATO countries.
- Strong R&D investment for new products and improvements in technology continually allow Chemring to expand its addressable markets. For further information please contact: Russell Hardy, Roke, +44(0)1794-833000, email@example.com