helmet-mounted display


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helmet-mounted display

[′hel·mət ¦mau̇nt·əd di′splā]
(electronics)
An electronic display that presents, on a combining glass within the visor of the helmet of a helicopter gunner, primary information for directing firepower; the angular direction of the helmet is sensed and used to control weapons to point in the same direction as the gunner is looking. Also known as visually coupled display.
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Elbit Systems of America, LLC announced that its joint venture with Rockwell Collins, Rockwell Collins ESA Vision Systems, LLC (RCEVS) will incorporate the Joint Helmet Mounted Cueing System II (JHMCS II) helmet-mounted display into Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF) F-16 aircraft, the company said.
Kopin Corporation (Nasdaq: KOPN), a developer of wearable computing technologies and solutions, announced on Monday the receipt of a production order for high-brightness colour SXGA displays (>5,000 fL or ~17,000 nits) in support of full-colour helmet-mounted display (HMD) products for US Navy's MH-60 helicopters.
This helmet-mounted display (HMD) presented a heads-up display of instrumentation and digital representations of important data.
The problems with the helmet-mounted display have now been well documented, but software issues continue to plague the communication systems and may prevent the plane from communicating with older systems.
The technology upgrade includes thermal sensing cameras and a next-generation helmet-mounted display subsystem.
Lockheed Martin has selected BAE Systems to deliver a helmet-mounted display (HMD) with detachable night-vision goggles for the F-35 Lightning II.
The 9- to 11-pound ensemble--which is affixed to the back of the Soldier Plate Carrier System or inside the back of the improved outer tactical vest--features a digital compass, a Global Positioning System receiver, a helmet-mounted display, an enhanced Soldier control unit, two battery life options, and numerous subcomponents in the standard configuration.
Instead they will have an enhanced nighttime picture projected onto their visors via their helmet-mounted display system.
Some Soldiers who tested the EPC with the helmet-mounted display complained of motion sickness.
One of the principal helmet-mounted display suppliers is Rockwell Collins, which has different types of systems in its inventory, all left or right-eye compatible.
These are nctwork-situational-awareness systems for dismounted units, complete with a helmet-mounted display screen that uses GPS digital-mapping-display technology, Fuller said.