augmented reality

Army’s futuristic IVAS headset could be a waste of $22B without user acceptance, IG warns


The Army responded to the recent IG report, calling the assertion "inflammatory" and unrealistic.

DOD wants virtual reality tech that will work in low bandwidth environments


DOD's CTO wants to look to the gaming industry for technology that will operate effectively in hostile environments.

The VA is looking to 5G to enable ‘X-ray vision’ for doctors


VA doctors may soon be able to use AR headsets to superimpose medical imaging on a patient for "safer and more effective procedures."

Microsoft wins $21B contract to produce 120,000 AR headsets for the Army


Microsoft is now on contract to build and help the Army field 120,000 Integrated Visual Augmentation System (IVAS) headsets over the next decade.

AR and VR can transform government work beyond the pandemic — if done right


In an op-ed, ITIF's Ellysse Dick explains how AR and VR have the potential to transform the way the government works if done properly.

Pentagon opens bids on 5G prototypes at military bases


Under the first three solicitations released so far, work will take place at Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany, Georgia; Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington; and Naval Base San Diego, California.