Jim Melzer
Technical Director for Advanced Projects Thales
Jim Melzer is the Technical Director for Advanced Projects at Thales Visionix. He has been designing head- and helmet-mounted displays for flight, simulation, medical, professional and space applications for over 30 years. He has extensive experience in displays engineering, visual human factors, and is an expert in head-mounted display and sensor design. His research interests are in visual and auditory perception and in bio-inspired applications of invertebrate vision and animal navigation. He has authored over 50 technical papers, books and book chapters and holds eight patents in head-mounted display design.