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Posted: 9/11/2010 4:14:36 AM EDT
From a post about Multicam there was a link to an Army Times article and this pic piqued my curiosity.

What is the xbox controller being used for? EOD robot?




Link Posted: 9/11/2010 4:23:47 AM EDT
possibley....and the eyepiece is hooked to the robots camera.....
Link Posted: 9/11/2010 4:24:51 AM EDT
Originally Posted By Ciph:
From a post about Multicam there was a link to an Army Times article and this pic piqued my curiosity.




I am just here for the funny comments
Link Posted: 9/11/2010 4:26:25 AM EDT
Just a guess: this is the controller for an unmanned aerial/ground vehicle?

It would make sense to use a PS2 or XBox controller since many enlisted soldiers, marines, airmen and sailors grew up playing video games and would be familiar with its use.
Link Posted: 9/12/2010 10:07:01 AM EDT

Originally Posted By GainesvilleRebel:
Just a guess: this is the controller for an unmanned aerial/ground vehicle?

It would make sense to use a PS2 or XBox controller since many enlisted soldiers, marines, airmen and sailors grew up playing video games and would be familiar with its use.

I always thought that UAV's and the like were operated at far more remote locations. As far as a ground based robot I guess that would make sense.
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