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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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Microsoft Develops Reality Headset for Army Training, Battlefield Tactics

Microsoft is working on a modified version of its reality-based HoloLens 2 headset designed to support the U.S. Army’s military training and combat missions, CNBC reported Saturday. Work on the integrated visual augmentation system is part of a potential two-year, $480M contract the Army awarded to Microsoft in November.

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