Keyword: Helmets

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5 Ws: Materials
With the new microlattice pads, players will have greater protection from both single hits and a series of impacts.
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Briefs: Defense

By mimicking the outer coating of pearls (nacre or mother of pearl), researchers created a lightweight plastic that is 14 times stronger and eight times lighter (less dense) than steel. It could...

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Briefs: Aerospace

Airframe noise, produced by unsteady flow around aircraft structures, is an important source of aircraft noise during approach and landing. Sound radiating from the undercarriage is a major...

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Articles: Software

Imagine moving an object using only your mind. Software company Unique Logic’s Time on Task exercise makes that possible, at least on a computer screen. The game is one of the...

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Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Communication Monitoring System for Enhanced Situational Awareness

The system and method of reconfigurable Auditory-Visual Display creates a multi-mode communications environment with the express intent of increasing situational awareness for the operator (controller), and for reducing operator fatigue. Situational awareness is increased by a...

Briefs: Medical
Visual Image Sensor Organ Replacement

This innovation is a system that augments human vision through a technique called “Sensing Super-position” using a Visual Instrument Sensory Organ Replacement (VISOR) device. The VISOR device translates visual and other sensors (i.e., thermal) into sounds to enable very difficult sensing tasks.

Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Integrated Spacesuit Audio System Enhances Speech Quality and Reduces Noise

A new approach has been proposed for increasing astronaut comfort and speech capture. Currently, the special design of a spacesuit forms an extreme acoustic environment making it difficult to capture clear speech without compromising comfort. The current system, called...

Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Litroenergy™, a New Light Source Material Steve Stark
MPK Co.
Champlin, MN

A patent-pending light source material, Litroenergy™ contains self-luminous micro...

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Briefs: Electronics & Computers

A prototype helmet audio system has been developed to improve voice communication for the wearer in a noisy environment. The system was originally intended to be used in a space suit, wherein noise...

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Briefs: Medical

A system that would comprise mobile and stationary electronic hardware and software subsystems has been proposed for collection and automated interpretation of...

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Briefs: Electronics & Computers

A number of display systems primarily used in specialized areas such as aviation, space (NASA), and military/defense employ non-standard video signal...

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Briefs: Materials
Lightweight Foam Pads for Helmets

Special foam pads have been developed for use in helmets. The foams in these pads have been formulated to obtain a combination of light weight, resistance to oxidation, flame retardance, superior shock-absorbing properties, and physical comfort during long use. In the original application, the pads are intended...

Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Improved Dynamic Holographic Optical-Interconnection System

An improved visual display system for a helmet produces two- and three-dimensional images by use of the limited domain of spatial light modulation (SLM) values. One especially notable improvement incorporated into the design of this system is a simplification in the design of dynamic...

Briefs: Medical

An improved suit to be worn by a worker during abrasive blasting has been developed. Denoted an environmentally controlled abrasive-blasting suit (ECAB), it provides comprehensive...

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