This Page Will Self-Destruct In Five Seconds: DARPA Working On Mission Impossible-Style Vanishing Devices (page 2)

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Cold War-era spy series Mission: Impossible began nearly episode with a self-destructing tape recorder and now the United States Department of Defense's research branch is developing similar technology. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has announced that it launched a program to create electronics that could self-destruct on command. DARPA is now working with IBM and Xerox-owned PARC to make what was TV fiction a reality. "Sophisticated electronics can be made at low cost and are increasingly pervasive throughout the battlefield," DARPA disclosed on its website. "Large numbers can be widely proliferated and used for applications such as distributed remote sensing and communications. However, it is nearly impossible to track and recover every device resulting in unintended accumulation in the environment and potential unauthorized use and compromise of intellectual property and technological advantage." DARPA isn't apparently look

This Page Will Self-Destruct In Five Seconds: DARPA Working On Mission Impossible-Style Vanishing Devices

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Cold War-era spy series Mission: Impossible began nearly episode with a self-destructing tape recorder and now the United States Department ...

Fri 7 Feb 14 from RedOrbit

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