Accession Number:

ADA461845

Title:

Virtual Design Reviews and Tours -- Connecting with the User and Capturing Timely Feedback

Descriptive Note:

Conference paper

Corporate Author:

TACOM RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT AND ENGINEERING CENTER WARREN MI

Report Date:

2003-11-10

Pagination or Media Count:

7.0

Abstract:

Virtual reality is more than a novelty at ones local gaming center it is a critical component for the militarys development of weapon systems. For the past 3 years, the U.S. Army has been using state-of-the-art virtual technology to accelerate the acquisition process. The National Automotive Centers NAC Advanced Collaborative Environment ACE Group has been working with the Stryker Brigade Combat Team SBCT and Future Combat Systems FCS program to conduct systems integration events, where the end-user is involved from the very beginning. Virtual design reviews enable engineers to display their system designs to the warfighting community. The results of such reviews include critical and relevant feedback from the ultimate consumer of the system.

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Programming and Software
  • Cybernetics
  • Photography
  • Combat Vehicles

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE