Latest Military camouflage Stories

2011-12-09 08:00:00

New Hampshire based plastic fabricator Janco Incorporated has recently expanded plastic fabrication capabilities with the acquisition of a new Multicam 3000 series router. Dover, NH (PRWEB) December 09, 2011 Janco Incorporated, a provider of plastic fabrications based in in Dover, NH has recently announced acquisition of a new Multicam 3000 series router, an addition Janco representative, Tim McGonagle says will âœDrastically improve our capabilities and our...

2011-11-26 08:00:00

Skyway International extends its line of Camskin products to include the popular Contour ROAM HD camera. All colors and finishes are immediately available. Malvern, PA (PRWEB) November 26, 2011 Skyway International Inc announces the expansion of its CamSkin line of protective and appearance enhancing skins to include the popular Contour ROAM. For the action sport market, the CamSkin provides personalization and individual high visibility colors. CamSkin is also used by virtually every...

Instant Camouflage Discovered In Two Cephalopods
2011-11-11 11:17:36

[ Watch the Video ] Scientists have discovered two deep ocean species of cephalopods, the octopus Japetella heathi and the squid Onychoteuthis banksii, that can go from transparent to opaque in the blink of an eye, a new study finds. This impressive camouflage swap, from both an octopus and a squid, is an adaptation that help keeps the species safe from different types of predators, Stephanie Pappas of LiveScience reports. The first predators that the cephalopods must be wary of are...

2011-06-24 11:44:00

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IMI 1st DIGITAL MANUFACTURING CONFERENCE -- CamoScience(TM) -- the Special Operations Apps' smart-device breakthrough -- and new Direct-to-Garment printing technology, the major focus at this week's 1st Digital Manufacturing Conference, may herald a revolution in military camouflage uniforms, according to K. Dominic Cincotti, president of MW Research and Development, Inc., and the creator of Photo-Stealth(TM). "In a matter of days -- using...

2011-06-02 13:24:00

Painting army vehicles with high contrast geometric patterns - 'dazzle camouflage' - affects the perception of their speed and thus could make them less susceptible to rocket propelled grenade attacks, according to new research from the University of Bristol. Warships in both the First and Second World Wars were painted with dazzle camouflage: startling geometric patterns aimed at confusing the enemy rather than concealing the vessel. It was thought that such patterning would disrupt the...

2011-05-17 10:48:21

Team from MBL, West Point uses new imaging technology to 'see' camouflaged marine animals in the eyes of their predators How could a colorblind animal know how to change its skin color to blend into its surroundings? And what will the animal's predator "see," looking at its prey before and after it hides? These provocative questions are addressed in article published today by a collaborative team from the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) in Woods Hole, Mass., and the U.S. Military Academy...

2011-02-25 19:23:00

AUSA SYMPOSIUM AND EXPOSITION, FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MW Research and Development, Inc., pioneer in immersive training and camouflage innovation, is set to release a new app for smartphones and mobile touchscreens -- including the iPad 2 -- that transforms photos into instant camouflage designs. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...

2011-01-22 00:00:39

Advanced Machine Tools (AMT) announced today that it has changed its name to MultiCam Southeast. Suwanee, GA (PRWEB) January 21, 2011 Advanced Machine Tools (AMT) announced today that it has changed its name to MultiCam Southeast. AMT changed its name to MultiCam Southeast to better reflect its primary business as a distributor of CNC machinery made by MultiCam, Inc. of Dallas, Texas. AMT and its representatives have been proud to represent MultiCam, Inc. in Alabama, Georgia, North...

2010-08-26 12:40:00

The evolutionary history of the Thaumoctopus mimicus lineage reveals the steps it took to become a master of disguise Paul the Octopus"”the eight-legged oracle who made international headlines with his amazingly accurate football forecasting"”isn't the only talented cephalopod in the sea. The Indonesian mimic octopus, which can impersonate flatfish and sea snakes to dupe potential predators, may well give Paul a run for his money when it comes to "see-worthy" skills. By creatively...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.