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Marines test augmented reality battlefield

Sharon Gaudin | May 25, 2015
Thanks to augmented glasses, the U.S. Marines on Thursday were able to turn a golf course in Virginia into a simulated battlefield, complete with tanks, mortar fire and smoke.

In March, NASA announced that it is testing smart glasses that could help astronauts as they travel to an asteroid or Mars. The virtual reality, or augmented reality, glasses are built by San Francisco-based Osterhout Design Group and are using NASA-built applications and software.

 

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