THE USE OF AUGMENTED REALITY IN COMMAND AND CONTROL SITUATION AWARENESS

  • Willem Le Roux

Abstract

Augmented reality is not completely new technology, but rather an interestingcombination of existing technologies, facilitated by the rapid progress made onultra-portable devices such as smart cellular telephones. It has the potential toenhance the situation awareness of military operators. This study identifies possibleuses of augmented reality in command and control applications with specificattention to situation awareness in the South African context. Applications across thedifferent command and control functions, as well as at the different levels of militaryoperations are considered. The article concludes with some concept definitions foraugmented reality applications.
Published
2011-08-10
How to Cite
Le Roux, W. (2011). THE USE OF AUGMENTED REALITY IN COMMAND AND CONTROL SITUATION AWARENESS. Scientia Militaria - South African Journal of Military Studies, 38(1). https://doi.org/10.5787/38-1-82
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