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ACE: advanced cockpit technologies evaluation
Author(s): Claes Waldelof; Claes Baeckstroem; Jorgen Larsson; Bengt Willen
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Paper Abstract

The development of data generating sensors and computers in a modern fixed wing aircraft is not met by an increase in sensorial performance by the operator to assimilate this data. No new sensor has been developed nor has any drastic increase in data perception been implemented in the human operator since the first manned flight by the Wright brothers. Consequently we have to refine the media and the way in which we present data to the pilot. This document describes a platform for test and evaluation of head mounted technology and some new technologies that can be used for decreasing the pilot's workload. Furthermore, the document describes initial tests done on image quality and design of reflective coatings on visors.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 August 2002
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 4711, Helmet- and Head-Mounted Displays VII, (5 August 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.478897
Show Author Affiliations
Claes Waldelof, Saab Avionics AB (Sweden)
Claes Baeckstroem, Saab Avionics AB (Sweden)
Jorgen Larsson, Saab AB (Sweden)
Bengt Willen, Saab AB (Sweden)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4711:
Helmet- and Head-Mounted Displays VII
Clarence E. Rash; Colin E. Reese, Editor(s)

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