TITLE

Sensing the danger

AUTHOR(S)
Pierce, Julia
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);3/11/2005, Vol. 293 Issue 7670, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on helmet-mounted displays and wearable sensors under development by Germany's Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Information Technology (FIT). Use of wearable computers to prevent deaths among firefighters by helping them to navigate in smoke and assess danger levels; Development of sensors that measure temperature and air composition can also be distributed.
ACCESSION #
16489678

 

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