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Crew shared video display system and method

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A dual-image display for at least two crewmembers who may interact independently with the display using touch screen buttons, switches, or hand controllers. The display enables the simultaneous display of different information and visual content depending on the viewing angle or direction. In one embodiment, a video display system for use by crewmembers in vehicles may include: a computer processor; a display monitor comprising a common display driver configured to provide separate virtual displays to at least two crewmember users, the virtual displays being visible to a respective user based on the an angle of view of the respective user; and one or more activators operatively associated with the users, wherein said display monitor is configured to be activated by said one or more activators of said users according to a user priority determination algorithm executed by said computer processor.

Inventors: 
Smyth, Christopher C.
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Communications
FIle Date: 
2013-03-14
Grant Date: 
2014-12-30
Grant time: 
656 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
11
Claim count percentile rank: 
6
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
US ARMY