7 June 1996 Breaking down the barriers of cockpit metal in magnetic head tracking
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Application of technology for head-slaved pointing of imaging and weapons systems has been employed in military cockpits for many years. As the sophistication of the aircraft systems increases and the dynamics of the operational needs of head-slaved systems become more complex, a technology that meets this challenging need is required. A technology that appears to answer this need is magnetic head tracking. However, even magnetic technology with its low latency, high dynamic performance, and solid-state reliability has fundamental issues that complicate its introduction into the challenging environment of the aircraft cockpit. This paper addresses the barriers commonly associated with the technology and discusses the results of a new-generation magnetic-based head tracker that breaks down and removes these barriers.
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John N. Hericks, John N. Hericks, Michael J. Parise, Michael J. Parise, E. Jack Wier, E. Jack Wier, } "Breaking down the barriers of cockpit metal in magnetic head tracking", Proc. SPIE 2735, Head-Mounted Displays, (7 June 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.241888; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.241888

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