In the USA, a mini drone chip is introduced. Swarm of anti-air defense drones on the way?

The research team at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology reports on the development, which is a unique mini-chip. This is an electronic device with an area of ​​about 20 square. mm and power consumption of about 24 mW (milliwatts). At the same time, the chip allows processing images at speeds up to 171 frames per second in real time, as well as tracking inertial changes that are important when taking into account the position of the body in space.

Associate Professor of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Informatics Vivienne Sze, together with Professor Sertak Karaman, presented a development that, in their opinion, will allow managing mini-drones. At the same time, the size of such drones can be approximately equal to the size of a bee.

The technology of using the control chip with minimal power consumption, as stated in the publication of the magazine Science Daily, will allow the use of mini-drones where a satellite signal is not available with the transmission of geolocation data, etc.

In the USA, a mini drone chip is introduced. Swarm of anti-air defense drones on the way?

Also stated about the possibility of using this mini-chip for medical purposes. One of his developers says:
Imagine medical devices, such as a small pill that you swallow, and she can intelligently move around in the body of a person on food from a very small battery.

It is reported that the operation of the chip has already been tested on the drone, which lined up a route for itself in warehouses and office buildings.
For obvious reasons, such a development today is interested in the military and law enforcement structures. After all, a drone with a mini-camera, which consumes very little energy, can be used to obtain data, for example, about the situation in the room in which terrorists are holding hostages.

If such chips allow you to control mini-drones, does this mean that so-called swarms of drones capable of disorienting air defense are already on the way?
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  1. +3
    21 June 2018 13: 40
    But for anti-air defense we must have a clear answer ..
    1. +9
      21 June 2018 13: 44
      not an answer, but an impulse.
      electromagnetic pulse.
      1. +5
        21 June 2018 13: 51
        The role of electronic warfare is increasing! In addition to them, "midges" can not cope ...
        1. MPN
          21 June 2018 14: 16
          There are no problems without electronic warfare, it’s something like passive interference .. :) Selection by height of speed and these flies will disappear from the screen.
          1. +4
            21 June 2018 21: 44
            The main problem of miniature drones is not in control, but in batteries.
            A drone the size of a bee on a regular "miniature battery" will fly a maximum of several hundred meters. So you have to install an atomic battery on such a swarm, and without protection, so as not to overload the drone. Total - you do not use such a drone for peaceful purposes. But in espionage and military operations - very much so.
            On a larger UAV, this chip will be very popular.
      2. +1
        21 June 2018 14: 20
        The impulse can "pay off" our funds too .. There is something that needs narrow focus.
        Quote: just EXPL
        not an answer, but an impulse.
        electromagnetic pulse.
        1. +4
          21 June 2018 14: 48
          Fairy tales have been read. Read a physics textbook and how easy it is to protect yourself from these impulses
          1. +4
            21 June 2018 14: 59
            Read a physics textbook,

            I read (I think you weren’t in the world at that time) it says how hard it was to defend against these impulses. With the dimensions of the order of centimeters, and the speech in the article about this is almost impossible. However, the issue is not EMR - MNP gave an absolutely accurate comment on how to deal with this.
      3. -1
        21 June 2018 16: 03
        While the weapon is not clear, there is no clarity and with protection from it. Only one thing is true, the creation of offensive weapons is much cheaper throughout the creation of protection against these weapons ... So go on to create new products, and do not cost too much to lag behind in defense. Something RUSNANO, the most mega gluttonous phenomenon of the Russian Federation, has done something other than the monochrome from the Chinese manufacturers "ripped off" textbook, so magnificently presented to the president, and where is this textbook and where billions spent on it and similar ones ...
    2. +1
      21 June 2018 13: 45
      But for anti-air defense we must have a clear answer ..

      Shrapnel ... smile or a smoke screen ... let them fly in the fog ... at worst, new-fangled little things can be used to burn electronics in a certain radius of action.
      1. +2
        21 June 2018 13: 56
        That everyone is getting ready. The natural competition of technology, concepts of someone who!
        We are waiting .... not fake news and assumptions, but a real demonstration (at least a training / test).
        Well, where will the bets be taken, who will come up with the first "anti-Roy-Drone" cracker!
        I bet on ours!
        I believe that there will be a thing \ system \ installation effective ....
      2. +4
        21 June 2018 14: 54
        If there were devices burning electronics, not a single F-XX would even take off, there all the controls are on electronics, we would not need the S-400. It’s good to read fairy tales, look at reality - to equip these drones with poison on a needle and send them to any fortifications
  2. +10
    21 June 2018 13: 48
    Nothing, then we’ll make a sticky EW tape to deal with such insects
    1. +4
      21 June 2018 14: 16
      or mobilize the Carlsons laughing Stop wiping their pants with a propeller on a civilian.
      Sachek in hand - and go! Let them fly over the air defense and catch this midge laughing
      1. +1
        21 June 2018 14: 38
        No, Carlison is not catching midges stop , only gangsters am
        But a little jam preserves feel to spread the tape drinks .
        1. +2
          21 June 2018 14: 42
          It’s dangerous for the Carlsons to give jam to lubricate the tape - everyone understands that they will de facto lubricate the Carlsons Yes
          1. +1
            21 June 2018 16: 02
            They don’t give jam to Carlison, they get it themselves and then why spend such a valuable product on lubricating something, this is jam, it is necessary, but not lubricating it is not clear which de facto
  3. +3
    21 June 2018 13: 51
    What interests me more is the momentum at which E does this processor hold? And will they not sprinkle from the microwave included in the office?
    1. +3
      21 June 2018 14: 45
      The grid on a microwave completely protects from waves. Even on civilian screens from interference, not to mention the military
  4. +1
    21 June 2018 14: 02
    Wangyu: in the USSR they did it and the Americans bought and exported for nothing.
  5. +7
    21 June 2018 14: 08
    "... the so-called swarms of drones ... "

    On swarms of drones there are sticky barrage balloons with electronic baits.
    1. +7
      21 June 2018 14: 25
      The old women say that a swarm of drones is well caught
      on radio-electronic sugar: on a bucket of sugar syrup
      - a kilo of chips. Shuffle, spread on the pillars around the air defense base. smile
  6. +1
    21 June 2018 14: 20
    Is this rusty solder circuit board a superchip? This is a Chinese semi-handicraft consumer goods. Rzhunimagu!
    1. +4
      21 June 2018 14: 45
      This is sarcasm! Illustration for mood, not information. Well, where can I get a photo of the new secret chip? They will take a photo of another, but you will accuse of incompetence. And just a photo on an electronic topic. Theme of electronic flies and radio tablets! Rzhunimagu with you!
      1. 0
        21 June 2018 15: 11
        So it was necessary to sign under the photo: "typical" good
    2. +5
      21 June 2018 14: 56

      This image is provided by the developers. Chip compared to a coin 25 cents and a toy quadrocopter.
      1. +2
        21 June 2018 20: 46
        4 by 5 mm. And processes video in real time. And it cuts the trajectory of the drone.
  7. +1
    21 June 2018 14: 39
    In this regard, two questions are of interest: the cooling of the chip and its cost ...
  8. +1
    21 June 2018 14: 46
    And we will throw their hats! fellow
    1. 0
      22 June 2018 08: 08
      1) we do not have caps on, say, a swarm of 10'000-20'000 minidrons in a location of 50m x 50m x 50m;
      2) your “caps” are not adjustable, but drones are quite. You can even increase the chip to + 5mm² for tasks of calculation and maneuvers;
      3) Even if you knock down about 50% of such drones with “caps,” the remaining 50% will definitely not let you live in peace. Especially reconnaissance drones.
      1. +1
        22 June 2018 14: 13
        Hell! It already looks like Lem’s Peace on Earth!
        1. 0
          22 June 2018 23: 09
          It seems that some people in the West would like to achieve such technologies, sincerely hoping for unconditional and trouble-free control over them. However, if the “coveted” (finally finished) arts reach out to these technologies. intelligence, that will be on Lem's tale. However, in our case, AI will quickly be seduced by the “who” created all the mechanization on earth and is a likely competitor for the possession of resources - good, all the info is on the Internet. The finely dispersed forms of maneuverable robots will not allow "pulling the cat by the tail", as it was in the "Terminator". The decline of mankind will come faster than it understands.
  9. +1
    21 June 2018 15: 31
    Yes on the way! Yes, a swarm is approaching, which can be delivered by a large drone or missile and unloading a swarm at a distance of their radius of action. Yes, the swarm will not climb into the radar field. He does not need this to destroy the same radar. Ms 5-15 small drones first crash electricity, after which the rest will spoil the antennas. Yes, this is the future and it is on the threshold. Yes, you need to look for an antidote!
  10. 0
    21 June 2018 19: 55
    The smaller the drone, the less resistant to gusts of wind. The worse it is seen by the operator. More difficult to control. I have the smallest drone ryze tello and that sausages outdoors at the slightest gusts at a height of more than 10 meters. In general, such a size is useless even in a flock against air defense smile But for reconnaissance in close combat or during the storming of a building, it is promising. Well, for selfie NATO laughing
  11. tap
    21 June 2018 22: 39
    "can be used to obtain data, for example, about the situation in the room in which terrorists hold hostages." Or suddenly a terrorist crawled to you and his wife under a blanket, or is standing behind your toilet? Be sure to get data on the situation in the room!

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