Helmut Mounted Hands Free Communications System

Period of Performance: 09/22/1995 - 09/21/1996


Phase 1 STTR

Recipient Firm

Phoenix Group, Inc.
204 Terminal Drive
Plainview, NY 11803
Principal Investigator
Firm POC

Research Institution

SUNY Stony Brook
The Department of Computer Science
Stony Brook, NY 11794
Institution POC

Research Topics


The Phoenix Group Inc. proposes the development and prototype construction of a helmet moutned, hands-free, communications system suitable for field use. The system would contain a state-of-the-art heads-up display, speech recognition system, helmet mounted video camera and a wireless LAN using spread spectrum techniques for soldier to base communications. The primary thrust is the completion of the devleopment ofa lightweight, helmet mounted, high resolution head-up display suitable for graphics and tactical situation displays and the evaluation by Phoenix Group Inc. Research partner of the suitability of such a device from the human factors standpoint.