1 October 1990 Visual processing: implications for helmet-mounted displays
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A study was conducted to compare the performance of AH-64 (Apache) pilots to other Army pilots on visual tasks. Each pilot was given a task presented monocularly to the right eye, a task presented monocularly to the left eye, and a task presented to both eyes simultaneously in a dichoptic task. Results indicated no performance difference between the groups of pilots on the dichoptic task, but indicated better performance on the left monocular task for the AH-64 pilots. These results indicate that AH-64 pilots who are required to switch their attention from their left eyes to their right eyes in order to obtain needed information are capable of processing information efficiently and effectively using only one eye. The implications of these results for the Integrated Helmet and Display Sighting System (IHADSS) are discussed.
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J. Lynn Caldwell, J. Lynn Caldwell, Rhonda L. S. Cornum, Rhonda L. S. Cornum, Robert L. Stephens, Robert L. Stephens, Clarence E. Rash, Clarence E. Rash, "Visual processing: implications for helmet-mounted displays", Proc. SPIE 1290, Helmet-Mounted Displays II, (1 October 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.20963; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.20963


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