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Land Forces 2016: Rockwell Collins unmasks vision system

7th September 2016 - 08:58 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Adelaide

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Rockwell Collins selected Land Forces 2016 as the venue to unveil to the international market its helmet-mounted Integrated Digital Vision System (IDVS).

The company described the developmental technology as 'the first hands-free, helmet-mounted display system that fuses incoming data from various sources, such as a command centre, other war-fighters or unmanned aerial systems, with multispectral vision'.

The IDVS builds upon technology from head-up displays, including the F-35 helmet. Australian engineers have contributed to its development and a portion of its future manufacture will occur at Rockwell Collins’ Sydney facility.

The head-worn display uses third-party camera sensors to fuse images

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Gordon Arthur was the Asia Pacific editor for Shephard Media. Born in Scotland and educated …

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