Digital table tracks sensor data for battlefield commandersProduct
March 11, 2013
The touch-screen and easy-to-use interfaces of digital tablets enhance situational awareness, improve communication, and enable more efficient decision making for those on the move.
The touch-screen and easy-to-use interfaces of digital tablets enhance situational awareness, improve communication, and enable more efficient decision making for those on the move. However, for warfighters on station, having that same functionality in a larger form factor such as a table can make more sense. Engineers at 901D provide such a system that also is rugged and can display and disseminate sensor data in harsh environments. Dubbed the Rugged Navigation and Mapping Table by 901D officials, it can be used for Computer Aided Dead Reckoning Tracing (CADRT), navigation, sand table applications, mapping, real-time intelligence, and mission planning.
The 230 lb., 46-inch TFT LCD has a 1,920 x 1,080 resolution and a 16:9 aspect ratio and can be operated in vertical and horizontal positions. 901D’s digital table is 53.36 inches wide, has a depth of 43.07 inches, and measures 34.47 inches in height. The digital table runs with an embedded CPU with an Intel i7 dual core, has 2 GB RAM, 500 GB HDD storage (SSD optional), and has customizable I/O interfaces and connectors. The standard system has two 100/1000 Ethernet ports, three USB ports, and two serial ports. As many as four video feeds with embedded frame grabber and storage capability can be supported, and a video conferencing add-on module is available with amplified audio and embedded web cam.