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‘See Through’ Armour

Ferranti Technologies offers Helmet-Mounted Displays (HMDs) for use in Armoured Fighting Vehicles, providing crews with the ability to 'see through' the vehicle's armour, improving situational awareness, mission effectiveness and safety.

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Full 360 degree Situational Awareness Under Closed Hatches

Ferranti Technologies offers its mature Helmet Mounted Display (HMD) technology for use in Armoured Fighting Vehicles. IronVision generates an image that enables the crew to ‘see through’ the vehicle’s armour, providing 360 degrees of situational awareness, by day and night. This allows the crew to overcome inherent visibility limitations, improving mission efficiency and safety.

The system transmits real-time, zero-latency, high-resolution video to the commander and/or driver display, providing them with a natural, bi-ocular, coloured, HD conformal view of the vehicle’s surroundings, together with relevant symbology and C4I data. At the click of a button, the video feed can be switched to display weapon sights, UAV or any other video source.

An intuitive, Conformal Image of the World Outside

IronVision uses pre-loaded terrain and obstacle information combined with smart, intuitive symbology and data anchoring, to display information required, simultaneously to crew members. Leading HMD technology and advanced distortion-correction algorithms eliminate visual distortions and resulting motion sickness often caused by the moving Armoured Fighting Vehicle.

By presenting the crew with a single, unified, intuitive image of the world outside the vehicle, IronVision assists the crew handle and interpret data from  multiple sources, allowing them to utilise their situational awareness more efficiently and to focus on the successful completion of the mission.

Enhanced Training Realism

IronVision can also be used with our advanced Augmented Reality Integrated Training System – ARTIST – to provide a ‘true-to-life’ training system.

Key Features

  • Real-time, zero-latency, high-resolution, full colour video feed of the vehicle surroundings
  • Seamless 360 degree line of sight
  • Training capabilities through AR technology
  • Head-tracker technology
  • Intuitive symbology
  • Cost-effective, lightweight and compact
  • NVG-like stow mechanism
  • Look-Lock-Launch
  • Advanced distortion-correction algorithm eliminates visual distortions and resulting motion sickness
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