Did you know that the military is using the power of the human brain to develop robots? Probably you have seen this in movies where robots are used to perform military and security purposes that were initially presented by only humans using Brain Waves. Thanks to artificial intelligence that has enabled this to happen in superpower countries such as the United States of America.
Military intelligence personnel has spent enough time to scrutinize essential resources from surveillance systems such as cameras and drones. Dr. Anthony Ries has developed a program that can analyze and intercept brain waves faster. During a test, the doctor placed a soldier in the lab in front of a screen that changed images at a rate of one image per second. These photos fall into the following categories; strawberries, boats, butterflies, chandeliers, and pandas.
From the Brain Waves research, the computer revealed that the soldier preferred the images that fell into the category of boats. The doctor was able to intercept this by observing the change in the soldier’s brainwaves. The soldier produced brain wave patterns that were only relevant during the test. The physician plans to improve the entire system by adding new features such as eye control.
The Air Force’s top analyst is trying to develop a system that can analyze terrorist attacks and conflicts by collecting and intercepting your thoughts.
“We also want to be able to see what is in an individual’s heart and mind,” says Dr. Mark Maybury, a scientist affiliated with The Air Force of the United States of America.
According to research, there exist signals in the brain that show up if an individual perceives information that is important. They are known as P300 response and are signals of electricity that the brain produces in response to stimuli.
This feature was discovered back in the 1960s and is typically a brain’s answer to a decision that may be quick. For example is an approaching object is a target.
Researchers believe that the neutral line will be able to perform crucial executions. For instance, that one day it can learn quickly and spontaneously on how to analyze brain waves and the movement of the eye of highly trained soldiers during their work.
Furthermore, it will enable experiments where computers can analyze and understand when a soldier is aiming at targets in a real scenario.
Scientists are working hard to put it in guys in the field such that they can look at things and still perform their routine tasks with little or no interruption. This study does not conclude that robots will outsmart humans and outshoot them, but instead, there is a lot of extra work than expected. The presence of neural net will make things faster.
Military analysts are not only trying to improve their prowess in robotic systems, but also device techniques to develop a soldier’s combat capabilities. This is according to a report released by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARP). Some teams will be working with foreign language and intelligence specialists to ensure that there is a conducive platform for learning.
They will use techniques ranging from essential applications, decision- making navigations, and speech recognition and threat detection. The firm is investing on how to come up with an electrical stimulation that can be safely be used to promote learning and improve training skills. Fortunately, doing this will enable an individual to learn complex skills in a shorter period that would usually take many hours of practice.
There is a program known as Targeted Neuroplasticity Training (TNT) that aims to use the body’s nervous system to enhance the process of learning. It can only be achieved by ‘synaptic plasticity’ a crucial process in the brain that stimulates learning.