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As Good as the Real Thing for Military Training

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Better resolution, contrast and luminance have improved head-mounted virtual and augmented reality systems, giving airborne pilots and seagoing navigators a ‘true-to-life’ representation of the battle theater.

HANK HOGAN, CONTRIBUTING EDITOR, [email protected]

“Fight like you train and train like you fight” is a military maxim. To better do that, the military is turning to virtual, augmented and mixed reality. In virtual reality (VR), digital representations replace the real world, with a high-end example being immersive simulators with realistic sights, sounds and motion. In augmented reality (AR), projected data overlays what trainees see. Mixed reality (MR) combines the real and synthetic. When there are multiple projectors in a virtual reality simulation, they must have their output blended and warped to avoid artifacts where...Read full article

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