Tag: virtual reality

U.S. Army Researchers Investigate Eye-Pupil Size Changes as a Means to Enable Teaming with Autonomous Agents

A team of U.S. Army and academic researchers are investigating how eye-pupil size changes can indicate a person’s cognitive state as a means to enable teaming with autonomous agents. Continue reading “U.S. Army Researchers Investigate Eye-Pupil Size Changes as a Means to Enable Teaming with Autonomous Agents”

Virtual Training Becomes Reality for Royal Netherlands Navy

Technical students from the Royal Netherlands Navy can now make virtual acquaintance with naval ships. They do this with a Virtual Reality (VR) programme that Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS), Thales Nederland and the maritime innovation cluster Extended Reality developed for them. Continue reading “Virtual Training Becomes Reality for Royal Netherlands Navy”

USAF Mobility Command Looks to VR Solutions for Modern C-130 Training

With technology constantly changing, the U.S. Air Force is actively seeking innovative methods to train today’s Airmen with tomorrow’s technology. Continue reading “USAF Mobility Command Looks to VR Solutions for Modern C-130 Training”

Raytheon Unveils Synthetic Training Environment

Raytheon unveiled a new immersive military training product today at I/ITSEC, the world’s largest modeling, simulation and training event. Continue reading “Raytheon Unveils Synthetic Training Environment”

Virtual Experiment Informs Future Manned-Unmanned Teaming Missions

Thirty Soldiers from the 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division supported the Army’s Ground Vehicle Systems Center Virtual Experiment #3 last month to help inform the Next Generation Combat Vehicle Cross Functional Team’s campaign of learning for Manned and Un-Manned Teaming. Continue reading “Virtual Experiment Informs Future Manned-Unmanned Teaming Missions”

Travis AFB Partners with VR Company to Enhance Training

Scanning the interior and exterior of the largest aircraft in the U.S. Air Force is no small feat. A team from Sketchbox Inc., an augmented and virtual reality prototyping company based in San Francisco, took six hours Sept. 6 to obtain multiple 3D scans of the C-5M Super Galaxy at Travis AFB. The data will be used to create virtual reality scenarios to enhance training for mobility Airmen. Continue reading “Travis AFB Partners with VR Company to Enhance Training”

First Virtual Reality Training in Air Force Arrives at Keesler AFB

The 334th Training Squadron incorporated the first virtual reality training for airfield management students in the Air Force at Keesler Air Force Base, June 28, so they can get more of a “hands-on” learning experience. Continue reading “First Virtual Reality Training in Air Force Arrives at Keesler AFB”

Indra Enhances Military Training with the Use of Virtual Reality Goggles

In collaboration with the Spanish Army, Indra has developed an innovative simulator that will enable soldiers to train with the actual equipment they use in their missions, but immersed in a virtual environment where they can move around wearing VR goggles.

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