Augmented Reality

Pentagon to Begin Testing 5G at Four Domestic Installations

The department will release a draft solicitation for the program in November.

Digital Natives Have Military Officials Rethinking Health Care Training

Defense and military officials must revamp instruction to meet today’s needs and the expectations of a next-generation workforce.

Army Goggles Will Feature Facial Recognition Tech ‘Very Soon’

A modified gamer headset will allow soldiers to see through a drone’s eyes, aim around corners, and identify the faces of enemies in their sights.

Pentagon Looks into Virtual Reality to Prepare Troops for Nuclear War

The tech would let troops run through more exercises more frequently and at less cost than traditional training in the real world.

Gaming’s Biggest Week Gives Clues to Serious Technology’s Future

Advancements in virtual and augmented reality may get government gaming a boost.

Virtual Reality Could Make Disaster Response Training More Effective

In early tests of its augmented reality training software, a Texas-based startup made first responders perform faster and more accurately.

8 Things Governments Can Do to Use Disruptive Technology Better

Making sure officials know what things like artificial intelligence do is a good starting point, according to a new report.

Microsoft Stands By Its $480 Million Pentagon Contract

The company reaffirmed its commitment to provide the Army with augmented reality headsets despite resistance from employees.

How Government Agencies Are Solving Hiring Challenges with Technology

Modern workers have little patience for the traditional 8-to-5 work schedules that persist in many government agencies.

Emerging Technologies Will Disrupt Government. Here’s What to Do About It.

Forward-thinking government leaders can follow these steps to stay ahead of the curve.

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GSA Is Giving a Bird's Eye View of Emerging Government Tech

The initiative aims to cut through the “bureaucracy” that blinds federal techies to other agencies’ projects.

The Ways Mobility Will Shake Up How Government Does Business

Agencies will tap mobile devices to boost workforce productivity, delight citizens and drive greater overall mission success.

The Future of Computing Is Holograms

This could upend how we use computers every day.

Facebook's New 'AI Camera' Team Wants to Add a Layer to the World

The most important technological advances of the past decade are converging inside the battle for your phone’s camera.

First-time Wheelchair Users Could Learn to Navigate the World Through Virtual Reality

The virtual urban environment that realistically simulates the common spatial negotiation tasks that a first-time wheelchair user might encounter.

Google Finally Admits You Don’t Need Special Hardware for Augmented Reality

The tech company officially killed the idea of special sensors for AR phones.

Apple’s Next iOS Will Make AR a Legitimately Cool Thing

It may well cause you to question the very nature of reality.