A few years ago, the – CEO & # 39; Apple said – augmented reality has more promising future than virtual reality. According to Cook, it & # 39; the latter is less attractive to users. The truth is that none of these technologies has not participated in the mass market.
The military art can & # 39; become the most fertile ground for the development of & # 39; augmented reality. A claim which is based on newly signed contract from the US Army, which is preparing to inject these advances in its activities.
Investment in miljunjari & # 39; RA and holograms
The armed forces of the United States signed a millionaire contract with & # 39; Microsoft. This company will provide 100 thousand unit & # 39; HoloLens equipment, & # 39; augmented reality also shows the eye before holograms & # 39; user.
The army will pay 480 million dollars to equip these "weapons" … subject? As commented by the armed forces, HoloLens will help "increase the lethal capacity of soldiers, improve their abilities to detect, decide and confront the enemy '.
Reports indicate that it will make some changes to the TLD hardware Original, including for example thermal sensors and & # 39; night vision systems. Therefore, they point out that these helmets will not stay only in the experimental terrain but can go to camp & # 39; battle.
Bloomberg comments that these helmets were already used by the army & # 39; the Ukraine in 2016. Also by the Israeli army, although training and not in war or fighting.
"HoloLens will increase the lethal capacity of soldiers, improve their abilities to detect, decide and confront the enemy", say the US Army.
A few months ago, the company employees rilaxxaw open letter to take account of their dislike of & # 39; use of & # 39; this technology developed by the armed forces.
"Working on Microsoft to begin a positive impact on people and society, with the expectation that the technologies we develop do not cause damage or human suffering", said.
And they added: "We have a lot to We believe that to build m & # 39; be used to conduct war. When we decided to work on this, we hope to empower every person on the planet to get more things, not with the intention to end life. "