Microsoft wins $21B contract to produce 120,000 AR headsets for the Army
Microsoft is now on contract to build and help the Army field 120,000 Integrated Visual Augmentation System (IVAS) headsets over the next decade.
AR and VR can transform government work beyond the pandemic — if done right
In an op-ed, ITIF's Ellysse Dick explains how AR and VR have the potential to transform the way the government works if done properly.
Pentagon opens bids on 5G prototypes at military bases
Under the first three solicitations released so far, work will take place at Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany, Georgia; Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington; and Naval Base San Diego, California.
DOE national laboratory adds Verizon’s first federal 5G Lab
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is partnering with Verizon Business to develop cybersecurity that will underpin 5G for critical infrastructure, AI and IoT.
Silicon Valley VA hospital gets taste of ‘mixed reality’ through Project Convergence
The VA hospital in Palo Alto recently became the first 5G-connected hospital in the department's network, and it's now powering the expansion of a fleet of VR headsets.
VA health incubator starts with disease prevention tools
VA's new collaborative health care innovation center is initially focusing on the creation of prevention tools that predict disease and improve patient safety.