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Infrared (IR) Camera For Your Android?

Our friends at DARPA recently sent out a solicitation for the development of “wafer-sized thermal imagery sensors and optics” small enough to fit in your android handset.

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U.S. Soldiers Testing Android Translation App in Afghanistan

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), a part of the Department of Defense charged with supplying cutting edge technological options for the entire Department, is currently beta-testing a mobile translation app called Translation System for Tactical Use (TRANSTAC). The app “provides sentence and phrase translation on an easy-to-use, hand-held smart phone.” The Nexus One seen in the photo on Defence Talk would lead one to believe they are using Android as their mobile platform of choice.