Smart suits, cloud sharing, Facebook for terrorists and more

September 13, 2014 7:44 AM

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Smart suits, cloud sharing, Facebook for terrorists and more

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded Harvard University's Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering a $2.9 million contract to further develop a "smart suit" to help warfighters overcome fatigue and other ailments.

Dubbed the Soft Exosuit, the suit is worn underneath clothing and could help warfighters minimize the risk of injury, the institute said in announcing the contract on Sept. 11. The project is part of DARPA's Warrior Web program, which is developing technologies to reduce musculoskeletal injuries to ...

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