Text Tech: Navy Vessels Use Shipboard Signal Lamps for Text Messaging

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  • TBMG-33893
Published 2019-03-01 by Tech Briefs Media Group in United States
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Sponsored by the Office of Naval Research's (ONR) TechSolutions program, the Flashing Light to Text Converter (FLTC) features a camera that can be mounted atop a signal lamp to receive Morse code bursts from another lamp within view. A hand-held device or laptop computer is connected to this camera to display text messages sent and received.