SMi Stories: The position of augmented actuality applied sciences and lethality will likely be mentioned on the Future Soldier Know-how USA convention this June in Arlington. The US Military have awarded Microsoft Corp. a $480 million contract to produce prototypes of augmented actuality methods, to be used on fight missions and in coaching. Future Soldier Know-how USA Convention 2019This contract might finally end result within the Military buying over 100,000 headsets, in its plans to “enhance lethality by enhancing the power to detect, determine and interact earlier than the enemy,” in accordance with a authorities description of this system.“Augmented actuality know-how will present troops with extra and higher info to make selections. This new work extends our longstanding, trusted relationship with the Division of Protection to this new space,” a Microsoft spokesman mentioned in an emailed assertion. (*Supply: Bloomberg, 28 November 2018)With this in thoughts, SMi Group are happy to host the Future Soldier Know-how USA Convention, happening on June 24th and 25th 2019, in Arlington, VA. The occasion will focus on how new applied sciences and agile approaches to soldier modernization may also help produce a extra “expeditionary, cell, hardened, and intuitive” war-fighter.Delegates will be taught in regards to the position of augmented actuality applied sciences and lethality, from a presentation by Colonel Travis Thompson, Chief of Workers, Soldier Lethality Cross Practical Workforce and Director of Soldier TCM-S, US Military CDID. The presentation will likely be on day one on ‘The Way forward for Lethality: Embedding Immersive Applied sciences into Soldier Programs for Enhanced Capabilities’, with a concentrate on:The way forward for lethality for the dismounted soldier: How the cross practical workforce for soldier lethality can ship innovative developments in soldier capabilityIntegrating immersive applied sciences akin to Augmented Actuality (AR) into dismounted soldier technologySupplying actual time tactical knowledge to the soldier within the wearer’s visual field, together with blue pressure monitoring and geospatial informationOther present and future programmes geared toward enhancing soldier lethality, and the CFT’s imaginative and prescient for future soldier lethalityThe occasion brochure with the two-day agenda and full speaker line-up could be downloaded on-line at Plus, the speaker particulars have been confirmed for sponsor and exhibitor, Extremely Electronics. Their presentation is on day one on ‘Delivering Technological infrastructure on the tactical edge’, discussing:Sustaining future methods development and developmentEnabling environment friendly and efficient pressure applicationEnhancing knowledge, voice and situational awarenessMeeting present and future shut fight challenges head onFuture Soldier Know-how USA is the one devoted soldier and marine tools modernisation occasion in North America. For these thinking about attending, there’s a $200 Early Fowl low cost on bookings expiring on Tuesday, April 30th, 2019. Locations could be reserved at DoD representatives can pre-register without spending a dime admission to the convention, which is topic to closing approval.Lead Sponsor: GlenairGold Sponsor: Black Diamond Superior Know-how, Leonardo DRSSponsors: FN America, Secubit, Extremely ElectronicsFor sponsorship and exhibition packages out there, contact Sadia Malick on +44 (0) 20 7827 6748 / [email protected] delegate enquiries, please contact James Hitchen on +44 (0) 20 7827 6054 / [email protected] Soldier Know-how USA ConferenceHilton Arlington, VirginiaJune 24th & 25th 2019—–END—–About SMi Group: Established since 1993, SMi Group is a worldwide event-production firm that focuses on Enterprise-to-Enterprise Conferences, Workshops, Masterclasses and on-line Communities. We create and ship occasions within the Defence, Safety, Vitality, Utilities, Finance and Pharmaceutical industries. We pleasure ourselves on accessing the world’s most forward-thinking opinion leaders and visionaries, permitting us to deliver our communities collectively to Be taught, Have interaction, Share and Community. Extra info could be discovered at