Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Arming U.S. Soldiers with State of the Art Eyewear
"Today, soldiers use four separate lenses that protect them from debris, sunlight and different colored lasers. Army research scientist Brian Kimball says that the current system means soldiers have to switch out lenses with each changing environment. In high-action or stress situations soldiers are less likely to switch out lenses and may leave them off altogether," says Fox Business. "Kimball says in the future troops may only need to use one lens with multiple capabilities. 'The main issue with our research is we would like to be able to combine all of those functions into a single lens. So that the soldier doesn't have to take them on and off.'" Read more.