Through a Shimmering Looking Glass - Augmented reality and the future of warfare

2021.10.20 11:43 ManMcManly Through a Shimmering Looking Glass - Augmented reality and the future of warfare

Check out the front page of last month's Science & technology section: an Economist article mentioning Microsoft's IVAS kit.

America’s army would like tactical intelligence pertinent to a soldier’s mission to pop up similarly on a transparent visor attached to his helmet, no hands required. And for this capability, it is spending big. In March it announced a deal with Microsoft to build such a system. This could, over the course of a decade, cost a staggering $21.9bn.
The army has dubbed the kit IVAS (Integrated Visual Augmentation System). David Marra, who runs Microsoft’s end of the project, describes it as a holographic computer. The displays produced, he says, appear “locked to the real world”, even as a wearer moves and shifts gaze.
IVAS pulls off this wizardry by crunching and synthesising several types of data. A GPS receiver locates the wearer within centimetres. Instruments fitted with accelerometers and gyroscopes provide information on how he is moving around. Cameras track eye movements. IVAS must also be aware of a soldier’s environment. This relies on lidar, an optical equivalent of radar. An array of sensors record the time it takes infrared laser pulses bounced off nearby objects to return. That allows those objects’ distances to be calculated. Machine-vision software that recognises those objects then keeps track of how they move. Mr Marra describes the process as a “continuous rendering of the xyz co-ordinates of everything”.
IVAS must calculate with extraordinary speed where on a headset’s visor to display graphics. A latency of just seven milliseconds risks causing vestibular ocular discomfort, a type of dizziness that has long plagued the development of realistic displays of augmented and virtual reality. In most circumstances, Mr Marra says, IVAS operates well within that limit.
I know most on this subreddit will already be aware of Microvision connection to Microsoft through IVAS, but this I found this article informative and encouraging. I think it is worth underscoring how transformative this technology can be, both in its use in combat, and its effect on Microvision's reputation and valuation.
This month has been a hard one for MVIS investors. Our involvement in projects like this are a source of great confidence. Microvision is capable of creating industry-leading tech. We know this because it already is doing it. All we need is more confirmation of that same ahead-of-the-curve IP making waves among automotive OEMs and we should see the valuation this company deserves.
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