VR

VR

armored vehicle

A prototype of an advanced helmet-mounted vision system is being tested in the Bradley Fighting Vehicle, one of the U.S. Army's most notable ground...

A new system will enhance the quality and increase the speed of evidence capture, documentation, reconstruction, and analysis, for crime, crash, fire and security...

Air traffic controllers monitor take-offs, landings and ground traffic, while they also watch the runways and taxiways, ensuring that aircraft do not cross active...
wearable technoloties

Over the past few years, the U.S. military has developed — and in some cases, even actually used — high tech wearable devices that...
simulation

Training simulations have existed for many years, as pilots can attest to. However, the advent of modern virtual reality (VR) allows for the creation...
computer vision

A new navigation technology has been developing alongside the familiar GPS paradigm. A positioning system is a tool that’s used for determining the location...
drone training

Drones have become essential for many fields, from journalism to law enforcement and military uses. Training drones to fly fast, around even the simplest...
firefighters

Developing any new product for first responders requires complex and resource-intensive testing. Testing interfaces in real emergencies could expose first responders to high risk....
mixed reality

Augmented reality is a combination of computer-generated images partially overlaid on a real-world view. In particular, augmented reality works well in maintenance applications. In...
simulation platform

A new simulation platform uses game-based technology to disrupt the image generator market. Bohemia Interactive Simulations (BISim), a global developer of advanced military simulation...
simulator

Virtual Reality (VR) technology has considerably improved the training and instruction of professional teams in various fields, from maintenance at the aviation industry to...
avatars

A new artificial intelligence technology allows users to create their own virtual avatars, for a wide array of uses, including military training. The technology...
simulation

Military forces use computer simulations to prepare their personnel for real-life situations. The virtual reality technology is gradually used in the military virtual training,...
Simulators

One of the most important features about virtual reality simulators, is the possibility to augment them with new technologies as those become available. One...
augmented reality

While virtual, augmented and mixed reality technologies have been emerging as advanced military training and simulation platforms, US Navy researchers and program managers evaluate...
training

Continual advances in U.S. military systems make it imperative for military personnel to stay up to date with the latest changes in hardware, software...
simulation

Gaming and AR/VR technologies are applied to simulate real-world challenges in various fields. The Virtual Heroes Division of Applied Research Associates (ARA) has been...
training

Haptic wearables interest more and more agencies in the military sector. While experiencing something in virtual or augmented reality can be pretty life-like, adding...
combat vehicles

For the past decades, protection for ground-based armored combat vehicles and their occupants meant more armor. However, the trend of increasingly heavy, less mobile...
training

New technologies applied by the US Army could help coping with various training problems. The US Marines have been facing a new sort of...
smart airport

Qatar's Hamad International Airport plans to ramp up biometric solutions alongside other innovations such as VR and robotics on its way to become a...
emergency response

The U.S. is tightening its bonds with Costa Rica. The Department of State has donated six virtual shooting ranges to the Costa Rican Ministry...