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I/ITSEC 2016: UK sees bright future for mixed-reality

28th November 2016 - 16:54 GMT | by Grant Turnbull in Orlando


Whether it’s in the air, on the ground, or at sea, the use of simulators has become the norm for militaries across the world, but one of the realism challenges that remains is how to recreate the harsh conditions often faced by personnel on operations.

British company Close Air Solutions – which develops realistic joint terminal attack controller (JTAC) simulators – is moving forward with work it’s calling the Hyper Real Immersion Project, a ‘mixed-reality’ project that might go some way to addressing this. 

Using augmented reality and off-the-shelf head-mounted displays, the project aims to take the soldier out of

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Grant Turnbull


Grant Turnbull

Grant Turnbull was the editor of Land Warfare International and Digital Battlespace magazines with Shephard …

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