Adelaide experts in world first to design black box “fight recorders” for Australian soldiers – – 7th September 2017

A WORLD-first personal black box-style “Fight Recorder” to be worn by Australian soldiers on the battlefield will be developed by an Adelaide company for the Army.

The Fight Recorders will enable satellites to quickly pinpoint the precise location of injured soldiers and record information which can be used to reconstruct what happened during an engagement with the enemy.

Defence Industry Minister Christopher Pyne will on Thursday announce that Adelaide telecommunications company Myriota and wearable technology firm IMeasureU have been selected to develop the Fight Recorders. They beat 47 other firms to win the $700,000 contract.

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