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COTS displays applied to armored fighting vehicles
Author(s): John T. Thomas; Robert Roach
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Paper Abstract

Driven by the need to achieve cost-effective man-machine interface solutions, the adoption of commercial off the shelf (COTS) AMLCD panels in armoured fighting vehicles has become a fully accepted reality. This paper will explore some downside aspects of the new reality attendant on use of COTS display components, such as performance limitations and component obsolescence, as experienced on fielded military display products. Modular architecture and design solutions intended to minimise the impact of COTS product instability will be discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 August 2002
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 4712, Cockpit Displays IX: Displays for Defense Applications, (28 August 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.480920
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John T. Thomas, General Dynamics Canada Ltd. (Canada)
Robert Roach, General Dynamics Canada Ltd. (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4712:
Cockpit Displays IX: Displays for Defense Applications
Darrel G. Hopper, Editor(s)

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