Ears to the ground

Excell, Jon
March 2008
Engineer (00137758);3/24/2008, Issue 7744, p16
The article reports on the trial of a lightweight electronic device that will detect the precise location of snipers fire within a fraction of a second in Great Britain. Developed at Foster Miller Inc., the new Ears system is based on a tiny acoustic sensor that can identify the distance and direction of snipers. An overview of the features of this acoustic sensor is presented.


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