Helmet Telemetry - The Military Option

By eweek  |  Posted 2012-05-28 Print this article Print
Helmet Telemetry - The Military Option
The U.S. military has begun outfitting some helmets with head impact sensors to help study the risk of head injuries to soldiers.

Photo: Simbex

by Wayne Rash

The head impact telemetry system that's used by Virginia Tech consists of several parts, including the sensors that actually detect the direction and severity of the impacts to a player's head; the radios that send the information to the


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