US Navy tests high-tech “Ouija board” for aircraft carriers

US Navy tests high-tech “Ouija board” for aircraft carriers

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DSIMS replaces an analog system called the

Modern aircraft carriers may seem like the bleeding edge of technology, but they still rely on some remarkably low-tech tools to get the job done. To help bring the US Navy into the 21st century, the Office of Naval Research’s (ONR) TechSolutions program is sponsoring the development of a digital aid called the Deployable Ship Integration Multitouch System (DSIMS) that will allow aircraft handlers to sort out the best way to use a carrier’s flight deck and hangar without relying on a "Ouija board."

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June 17, 2017 at 09:48PM

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