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Augmented Reality Visor Lets Firefighters See Through The Smoke

Augmented reality visor lets firefighters see through smoke making it easier to save lives .

  • Augmented Reality Visor Lets Firefighters See Through The Smoke
  • The researchers eventually plan to incorporate the visor into masks worn by firefighters.
  • Researchers at the à cole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) a Swiss university, invented a visor that lets firefighters see through smoky dark conditions using a thermal camera.
  • Many firefighting forces use a thermal camera already when fighting fires, but current models are bulky and handheld.
  • The technology is a set of glasses and a camera that are worn in addition to the firefighter’s normal equipment.

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Augmented Reality Visor Lets Firefighters See Through The Smoke

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