Accession Number : ADD009311

Title :   Interactive Map Information Exchange System.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Huber,William A

Report Date : 22 Mar 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 29

Abstract : Apparatus and a method is described for quickly and accurately exchanging tactical military information between military field units utilizing existing communications systems over which digital map data is transmitted. Special maps are used which have the coordinates thereof encoded thereon in machine-readable form. A stylus responsive to said digital map data is adapted to be moved over the coded map to facilitate the plotting of data points corresponding to said digital map data and to read the coordinates of data points to be transmitted as digitial map data to other military units.

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Combat information centers, *Information exchange, Data transmission systems, Digital maps, Tactical communications, Data bases, Interactive graphics, Information transfer, Command and control systems

Subject Categories : Information Science
      Command, Control and Communications Systems

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE