Government and defence

US Space Force signs Microsoft for AR simulation training


The United States Space Force has signed a one-year $19.8 million contract with Microsoft to develop an augmented reality (AR) training environment. Dubbed the Integrated, Immersive, Intelligent Environment (I3E) contract, the space simulation is constructed on Microsoft's Azure cloud computing infrastructure and a mesh framework for building shared AR experiences.…

Inside the EUMETSAT international satellite control room


Headquartered in the German city of Darmstadt, EUMETSAT (European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites) is the European operational satellite agency for monitoring weather, climate and the environment from space. As a user-governed satellite operation organisation formed in 1986, EUMETSAT’s primary objective is to be the leading user-driven operational…

First responders deploy Panasonic PressIT in the field


Panasonic conference room technology is now supporting first responders working on the front lines of emergencies. The company's PressIT conference system has been deployed by Flymotion, a veteran-owned systems integrator, to help first responders with mission-critical insight from drones and robots. First responders had complained that it was challenging to…