A Touching Moment On The Battlefield

The world’s military are always at the forefront of technology adoption. DefenseTech reports on the latest piece of haptics kit the US Navy wants to equip their troops with – ‘cammos’ are: “(an) unobtrusive, real time, bi-directional communication system that can be embedded in the combat attire of the counter-terrorism dismount warfighter for the capture of individual location and action information with subsequent presentation to the unit commander and other team members via the tactile modality”. Which means (in English) a suit that allows two-way communication on the battlefield through the sense of touch.