U.S. Navy developing augmented reality diving helmet

U.S. Navy developing augmented reality diving helmet

  • The U.S. Navy is developing an augmented reality (AR), underwater helmet that should give divers “a capability similar to something from an ‘Ironman’ movie,” according to U.S. Navy engineer Dennis Gallagher.
  • Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality are going to be useful for far more than just gaming.
  • In-water simulation testing is slated for October, with the aim of giving divers “Ironman” capabilities, the U.S. Navy says.
  • Divers can turn the HUD on and off and reposition the display data.
  • The Navy is aiming to begin in-water simulation testing of the helmet this October, once its design is complete.

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@ZDNet: “U.S. Navy developing augmented reality diving helmet”


In-water simulation testing is slated for October, with the aim of giving divers “Ironman” capabilities, the U.S. Navy says.


U.S. Navy developing augmented reality diving helmet

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