Interactive Map Information Exchange System.
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC
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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.
- Information Science
- Command, Control and Communications Systems