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Outstanding Training System Integration Project(Nominee)

WE:Are

WE:Are, augmented reality for OC’s Many times an Observer Controller (O/C) is not near the action or has the ability to see the soldiers and follow what happens. That’s why Saab invented the app WE:Are, for smartphones and tablets. With this application in a handheld device, the O/C can easily see where the troops and the action is. The ability to keep track of blufor and opfor, engagements and movements in real-time during an exercise, gives situational awareness and a 360-degree overview of the battlefield. With the handheld device, the O/C can also interact in the exercise by generating virtual artillery and minefields. We:Are is built on Augmented Reality and with a click the view changes between the real world and a map over the exercise area. The app is based on Google Maps, but gives the users possibility to add their own maps as well. We:Are is fully compatible with all Saabs instrumented training systems. WE:Are is one in the... Read More

WE:Are

WE:Are, augmented reality for OC’s Many times an Observer Controller (O/C) is not near the action or has the ability to see the soldiers and follow what happens. That’s why Saab invented the app WE:Are, for smartphones and tablets. With this application in a handheld device, the O/C can easily see where the troops and the action is. The ability to keep track of blufor and opfor, engagements and movements in real-time during an exercise, gives situational awareness and a 360-degree overview of the battlefield. With the handheld device, the O/C can also interact in the exercise by generating virtual artillery and minefields. We:Are is built on Augmented Reality and with a click the view changes between the real world and a map over the exercise area. The app is based on Google Maps, but gives the users possibility to add their own maps as well. We:Are is fully compatible with all Saabs instrumented training systems. WE:Are is one in the family of applications for handheld devices. Saab has also launched WE:Go that presents individual statistics for each soldier and WE:X, an instructor tool for laser gunnery training.

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