American government and military to use smartphones that can handle classified document exchanges

US Military uses augmented reality for training

According to individuals taking part in the project, some officials in the United States will be receiving smartphones this year, which are capable of handling the exchange and transfer of government documents by way of cellular networks. The phones will be functioning on a specially modified version of the Android operating system by Google, which is being developed as an element of a broader initiative that includes the participation of several federal government agencies and contractors. The first people who will be receiving these smartphones, according to the people involved…

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Vuzix to develop new head mounted augmented reality eyewear for the U.S. military

This is not a Vuzix helmet - This is a helmet mounted cueing system

Vuzix, a manufacturer of augmented reality devices, has announced a new project that will bring the technology to the U.S. military. The project concerns a head-mounted device based upon the company’s Smart Glasses products. Smart Glasses are specialized eyewear that contains augmented reality technology. These devices are made for the general public to enhance their day-to-day lives, but Vuzix believes that augmented reality can take the nation’s soldiers to the next level of performance and, perhaps, make them safer in the field. As opposed to the eyewear that Vuzix has…

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