Immersive Technologies are also used in Defence. For example, special headsets are being used in the Military. To understand the importance of Immersive Technologies, we have collected some key articles with images.
US Army headset to enter the field in 2021
The $479 million augmented and mixed reality being developed for US Army soldiers will enter the field next year. More than 20,000 hours of testing have already been completed
➨ With more than 20,000 hours of testing complete, the US Army plans to equip 58 brigade combat teams in the field, its entire close combat force, with the Integrated Visual Augmentation System (IVAS). This will begin in the latter part of 2021
➨ IVAS is based on Microsoft’s HoloLens augmented and mixed reality headset and is the subject of a $479 million contract
➨ The headset boasts night vision and can show a soldier battlefield information about the location of enemy combatants and their own unit.
Red 6 lands $30 million in series A funding
Red 6 aims to use augmented reality to produce pilots quickly and more effectively, and make them more experienced
➨ The series A round gives Red 6 a post-cap valuation of $130 million
➨ Existing investor Snowpoint Ventures contributed $25 million
➨ ATARS enables pilots to engage in simulated dog fights with synthetic enemies, during real flights
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This is super exciting!