Tag Archives: augmented reality

US Army to Integrate Biometrics to Increase Cybersecurity; Donald Coulter Quoted

Biometrics

The U.S. Army’s tactical network modernization team has announced plans to integrate wearables into augmented reality combat goggles to increase cybersecurity. The U.S. Army tactical network modernization team will focus on advancing wearable technology for user authentication. Under current capabilities, users are authenticated through passwords, common access cards or tokens to verify themselves.

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USAF Signs $67M in Contracts to Advance Virtual Training; Maj. Mark Budgeon Quoted

Virtual Training

The U.S. Air Force has allocated $67 million in contracts to develop the service branch’s virtual training. The work under the contract will provide airmen with new training platforms to help educate on aircraft and other systems, as the military continues to social distance during the ongoing pandemic.

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Military Tech Experts Cite Need to Consider ‘Edge Computing’ in AI Deployment Efforts

Edge Computing

Military technology professionals said service branches seeking to field artificial intelligence-based systems on the battlefield should not only address issues related to software coding and database development but also the challenge of deploying “edge computing,” FedScoop reported Friday.

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AFRL Showcases Mixed Reality Tool for Aircraft Maintenance

The Air Force Research Laboratory Aerospace Systems Directorate partnered with Wright Cycle Company and small business firm Energective to demonstrate the potential applications of virtual and augmented reality in future aircraft maintenance procedures.

AFRL showcased during the recent Air Vehicles Technology Symposium in Dayton, Ohio, a mixed reality display tool designed to provide step-by-step instructions on how to change tires of a Wright Cycle Company bicycle, the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base said Tuesday.

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Navy Develops RF Emission Detection, Localization Tech

The U.S. Navy's Naval Information Warfare Center in Charleston, S.C., has created an augmented reality-based prototype technology to help warfighters detect and locate radio frequency emissions. NIWC Atlantic designed the Spectrum Hunter system with an AR display for military users to view information about RF waves and interact with the device through a hand gesture or a verbal command, the service branch said Wednesday

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