In 2021, Microsoft won a United States Army defense contract worth up to $22 billion which would support the development of an Integrated Visual Augmentation System (IVAS), a tactical AR headset for soldiers based on HoloLens 2.
Microsoft’s Battlefield AR Headset in Jeopardy After Deep Budget Cuts
Microsoft’s big defense contract that looks to supply the US Army with modified HoloLens AR headsets isn’t going so well. As first reported by Bloomberg, the Senate panel that oversees defense spending announced significant cuts to the Army’s fiscal 2023 procurement request for the device.
HoloLens Chief Alex Kipman to Leave Microsoft Amid Misconduct Allegations
Alex Kipman is leaving Microsoft amid what an Insider report alleges to have stemmed from misconduct allegations leveled at the HoloLens co-creator.
Microsoft HoloLens Boss Alex Kipman Leaving Due to Misconduct Allegations
As the co-creator of Hololens and the chief of Microsoft’s mixed reality division, Alex Kipman has been the face of the company’s immersive efforts for several years now.…
Robotics Manufacturer Kawasaki Joins Microsoft’s “Industrial Metaverse”
The “metaverse” is a buzzword being dropped next to all sorts of industries but for the most part, they’ve been promoted as social/gaming spaces.…