The team is in the hope to fine tune the device to mimic the complex camouflage
of the octopus.
Camouflage is the adaptation that allows an animal to blend in with the environment around it.
Here are the results of these influences--four common ways camouflage functions in animals:
The chameleon is the most well-known animal that uses camouflage; it can change its color quickly depending on its environment.
"Camouflage" is a fusion of West African dance, Haitian dance, hip-hop, martial arts and American modern dance, with computer animation and aerial choreography - quite different from most modern dance companies.
In "Camouflage," the role of the chief protagonist is danced by Thomas' wife, Valerie Bergman.
"Camouflage" is the work of both Thomas and Bergman, the principals insist.
While many species have displayed camouflage over millions of years, scientists are still puzzling to figure out this complex process of concealment.
Some animals camouflage themselves by disguise (resembling natural surroundings).
A zebra's brown-and-white stripes are another form of camouflage, called disruptive coloration.
And, today's camouflage market can be just about as hard to define.
Camouflage has certainly come a long way since the simple blotched patterns of WWII.
And, the number of new camouflage patterns to hit the market over the past decade or so can add to the confusion of the retailer who wants to cash in on these sales, but who knows little about all of the current popular patterns.