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In Photos: Augmented Reality Tech for US Navy Divers

Under the sea

Augmented Reality Lab Simulation

(Image credit: U.S. Navy Photo by Richard Manley)

The U.S. Navy is developing high-tech diving helmets that use augmented reality tech to display important information during underwater missions.

In this photo, lead engineer William Hughes III demonstrates the so-called Divers Augmented Vision Display (DAVD) during a simulated experiment in the lab. [Read full story about new high-tech diving helmets]

Augmented reality

Augmented Reality View

(Image credit: U.S. Navy Photo by Richard Manley)

An augmented reality image of an airplane seen through the Divers Augmented Vision Display.

Augmented Reality Navigation Displays

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A lab simulation view of a sonar image with navigation aids displayed using augmented reality tech.

Helmet tech

Augmented Reality Helmet

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A prototype of the Divers Augmented Vision Display (DVAD) embedded within a dive helmet.

Lab simulation

Divers Augmented Vision Display

(Image credit: U.S. Navy Photo by Richard Manley)

An engineer demonstrates the Divers Augmented Vision Display (DVAD) during a lab simulation.