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Microsoft’s multi-billion dollar AR headset deal with US Army has ‘potential for harm’ – Stuff.co.nz

OPINION: Popularised through mobile apps such as Pokémon Go and face filters on social media, AR technology is fundamentally about superimposing digital images…

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OPINION:Microsoft has reportedly been awarded a ten year contract worth close to US$22 billion (NZ$31 billion), to provide 120,000 military-grade augmented reality (AR) headsets to the US Army.
Popularised through mobile apps such as Pokémon Go and face filters on social media, AR technology is fundamentally about superimposing digital images over real-world environments.
The AR interface commissioned by the US military is referred to as an Integrated Visual Augmentation System (IVAS). It will…

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