Fused Reality software may transform airborne military training
May 23, 2012, Los Angeles, Ca. - Systems Technology Inc. (STI) today announced the public release of Fused Reality, one of the most ground-breaking and advanced technologies used in Military training and evaluation.
Fused Reality is a revolutionary mixed reality visual system that brings to life the fusion of augmented reality, virtualized training, haptics and gesture technologies. Fused Reality bridges the gap between the physical world and a custom virtual environment used for Cabin Crew Training, Portable Gun Training, Ground Vehicle Training, in-flight training/evaluation and other Military training and evaluation environments.
Systems Technology, Inc launched Fused Reality publicly following an extremely successful in-flight simulation evaluation system recently tested by pilots from the USAF Test Pilot School at Edwards Air Force Base and NASA Dryden Flight Research Center.
"We are very excited to be able to offer the U.S. Armed Forces a more technologically advanced alternative in military and in-flight training without risking the safety of the pilot and disruption of the aircraft vehicle or surrounding ecosystem," says David R. Landon, CEO of Systems technology, Inc. "The Fused Reality technology has proven to be a game-changer with its advanced engineering and deployment of one of the most disruptive technologies offered to the military and aerospace industry – all at a very significant cost savings over currently fielded systems."
The Fused Reality technology can be used with equal effect in both ground based simulation and in-flight. While airborne, the Fused Reality system allows pilots to perform difficult and risky flight maneuvers such as aerial refueling with a refueling tanker, close formation flying, precision offset landing, and more. By utilizing this innovative technology, pilots can perform operational tasks in a safe environment, since the other aircraft and/or the physical environment is simulated. In addition, the system is more cost effective as there is no need to fly additional aircrafts for the in-flight evaluation mission and multiple tasks can be performed during a single sortie.
Fused Realty is a flexible and extensive system that can be used and adapted to any training scenario. From mechanics to medics, from pilots to ground crew, the technology has the power to increase the effectiveness of any training scenario.
New Applications in development for Fused Reality include Ambulance Interior Simulators, In-flight refueling simulators and motorcycle simulators amongst other industry initiatives.