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Message no. 1
From: Sebastian Wiers <seb@***.RIPCO.COM>
Subject: Re: Always running.../ smartlinks
Date: Wed, 20 Sep 1995 10:33:08 -0500
> The way I see it, the smartlink projects a crosshair into your field of
> vision; if you point the gun behind you while looking in front of you, you
> don't see the crosshairs. You could of course try to fix a camera onto the
> gun and feed that into your smartlink...
> This does exist in CP2020 -- look at Solo of Fortune, there is a section
> about scopes that do just that in there. Easy enough to use in SR, too.
I don't think it would be that easy- another, shifting point of view for the
mind to try to keep track of. Even given that you are just sighting a target,
not integrating the view with the scene around you. The picture would have to
feed trough a datajack, I suppose. But still, this is prtty much a handheld
drone with low rating sensors (or a turret ;> ).

Just some musings


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