Tag Archives: augmented reality

Kratos Expands Military Training & Simulation Facility; Jose Diaz Comments

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions has completed an expansion of its military training and simulation facility in Orlando, Fla., in a move to further help the Defense Department prepare troops for combat missions. The company said Wednesday the expanded facility offers military personnel with different warfighting training approaches such as simulated air, seal …

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Upskill-Built Augmented Reality Tech Now Compatible with Google Glass

 An Upskill-developed industrial augmented reality system designed to support fieldwork, heavy manufacturing and warehouse production for aerospace, defense, logistics and field service clients can now be used with the Google Glass Enterprise, i-HLS reported Monday. The company’s Skylight technology, which is also compatible with enterprise AR devices, combines worker experiences with gesture- …

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BAE Designs Augmented Reality Wearable Tech

BAE Systems has demonstrated its concept of an augmented reality wearable display that would integrate advanced display, tracking and sensing technologies intended for military and commercial applications. AR glasses are designed to fit like normal glasses and feature free-space tracking tools that will work to help users view sensor video, guidance, targeting …

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Boeing Investment to Support C360 Virtual Reality Tech Devt

Boeing has invested in C360 Technologies to help the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based technology company develop and integrate live and on-demand augmented and virtual reality applications on multiple platforms. C360 raised $3.5 million during a recent oversubscribed series fundraising round from investors BlueTree Capital, Boeing’s HorizonX venture arm, MI-12 and Pasadena Angels, Boeing said Wednesday. “It’s extremely …

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BAE Unveils Cockpit Devt & Military Aircraft Training Facility

BAE Systems has opened a new cockpit development and training facility designed to integrate gaming technologies with military aircraft simulators and Formula One engineering. The company said Thursday it worked with Williams Advanced Engineering to build the $2.9 million Training and Simulation Integration Facility at Warton village in Lancashire, England. TSIF is designed to …

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Charles River Analytics to Help Army Develop Virtual and Augmented Reality Training Platform

Charles River Analytics has received a two-year, $500,000 contract to help U.S. Army  researchers create a virtual and augmented reality training interface for the service branch. The company said Monday it will develop the Virtual Interface for Real-Time User Control during Simulated Operations with partners Technology, Modeling and Simulation Consultants, Sensics and the Virtual Reality Medical …

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Navy Partners With Microsoft, Johns Hopkins APL to Identify Naval Uses for Augmented Reality Tools

Representatives from Microsoft and Johns Hopkins University met with members of the disruptive technology laboratory at Naval Surface Warfare Center’s Carderock division in Maryland to tackle augmented reality technology platforms and its potential naval applications, the Navy reported Tuesday. DTL Director Garry Shields said the lab seeks to partner with …

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Lockheed Martin Joins Augmented Reality for Enterprise Alliance Board of Directors

Lockheed Martin has joined the Augmented Reality for Enterprise Alliance at the sponsor level and received a seat on the global membership funded organization’s board of directors. AREA said Tuesday Lockheed will work with AREA enterprise members such as Bosch, Boeing, Huawei and Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ Newport News Shipbuilding subsidiary to develop an ecosystem …

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Lockheed Restructures Training & Logistics Business

Lockheed Martin has unveiled a new strategy for the company’s training and logistics business as part of efforts to optimize development costs and efficiency. Lockheed said Monday its existing training and logistics products will be categorized into five areas named SciosView, SciosTrain, SciosTest, SciosLive and SciosReady. Dave Scott, vice president of business development at Lockheed’s …

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SAIC Launches Integrated Training Platform at I/ITSEC Conference in Orlando

Science Applications International Corp. has unveiled a training platform for SAIC professionals to analyze customers’ training needs and challenges as well as design, implement and assess training systems. SAIC said Monday the company will demonstrate its Integrated Training Edge platform during the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference in Orlando, Florida, that kicked off …

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Frost & Sullivan: Demand for Mixed Reality Training to Drive Military Training & Simulation Investments

A new Frost & Sullivan analysis predicts the Defense Department’s budget for training and simulation systems to experience a compound annual growth rate of 1.7 percent through 2020. The demand for mixed reality training or live, virtual and constructive training is expected to drive investments and technology updates in the military training and simulation market, Frost …

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