According to the UK 《 The financial times 》 Website 3 month 31 Reported Wednesday , Microsoft in the United States got a job worth as much as 219 A $100 million contract , To provide at least 12 Ten thousand augmented reality headsets . This is a major move to introduce the next generation of computer technology into the battlefield .
according to 3 month 31 A statement issued on May , Microsoft will equip the army with “ Integrated visual enhancement system ” A new kind of headgear , Covering the real world with situational information , Help soldiers train 、 Tracking targets or detecting nearby threats .
A Microsoft spokesman said , According to the terms of the contract , Microsoft will provide at least 12 Ten thousand head gear .
Reports said , The spokesman added ,10 The contract amount during the year may be as high as 219 Billion dollars , It depends on the quantity of equipment finally delivered . He declined to disclose the price of a single device .
The US military said , The initial term of the contract is 5 year , Then you can renew your contract 5 year .
This futuristic headgear is designed to cope with the close combat environment in the city , So that soldiers can be in the dark （ The night ） Training 、 Exercises and operations . These glasses use augmented reality and machine learning technology , Superimpose the processed image on the terrain in front of the soldier's eyes , Can get them through the defensive wall （“ pierce through a wall ”） See the target , You don't need to move to see around .
The report also said , During the new outbreak , It's also used by researchers to measure the body temperature of soldiers .
Peter, an expert on future wars · Singh said , This kind of glasses is “ great ” Development , It makes the ground troops faster 、 Better decision making . But he also warned that , They may face the risk of information overload and data errors .
File photo ： Microsoft will provide us soldiers with augmented reality headgear .（ The British 《 The financial times 》 Website ）
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