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MANTISMultispectral Adaptive Networked Tactical Imaging System (US DoD; Arlington, VA)
MANTISManual, Alternative, and Natural Therapy Index System (database)
ManTISManufacturing Technology and Industrial Systems Task Force
MANTISWatkins Johnson Man Portable DF System
MANTISMechanically Automated Neuro Transmitter Interactive System (sci-fi TV show)
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The onboard Mantis i45 electro-optical/infrared (EO/IR) gimbal sensor suite is a powerful, versatile and high-value tool that delivers dramatically improved imaging capabilities to give military users world-class ISR capabilities comparable to platforms many times the size and cost of Puma AE.
The team at the Institute of Neuroscience at Newcastle University, funded by the Leverhulme Trust, has been investigating whether praying mantis 3D vision works in the same way that of as humans.
out how far horses, also by Trust, investigating mantis 3D human stereo.
We think the mantis 3-D algorithm, since it's simpler, could be implemented into processing systems that require less computing power," said lead author Vivek Nityananda, a behavioural ecologist at Newcastle University.
A team at the Institute of Neuroscience at Newcastle University funded by the Leverhulme Trust have been investigating whether praying mantis 3D vision works in the same way as humans.
The mantis is the only insect known to have stereo vision, but given its tiny brain, scientists have long suspected it must involve a simpler process.
These particular kinds of mantis shrimp are difficult to come by because they are so small.
The club-wielding mantis shrimps are called smashers, because they smash open hard-shelled prey to get at their food.
According to the authority, its partnership with Mantis reflects a shared commitment to "the spirit of conservation and the preservation of local culture and heritage".
The chances are you'll have driven off for more varied automotive thrills long before you've mined all Mantis Burn Racing has to offer.
There are over 2400 species of mantis and they are among the most popular insect pets in the UK.
Mantis Movies (online only): See how scientists tested mantis vision.