Turkish defence firms strike deal to develop AR glasses

BITES, Aselsan Sivas will produce military-purpose glasses equipped with external sensors, cameras, Wi-Fi technologies


Anadolu Agency October 20, 2021
BITES will focus on developing software for the equipment, while Aselsan Sivas will design and produce optical, electronic, and optomechanical parts of the glasses. PHOTO: ANADOLU AGENCY

ANKARA:

Turkish defence firms Aselsan, BITES, and Aselsan Sivas on Wednesday signed an agreement to develop and manufacture Augmented Reality (AR) glasses for the country’s security forces.

The deal was inked at the International Future Soldier Conference in Turkey’s capital Ankara.

In the first phase of the project, the firms will develop military-purpose glasses that will be equipped with external sensors and cameras, have a broad field of view, and support 5G, LTE, and Wi-Fi technologies.

BITES will focus on developing software for the equipment, while Aselsan Sivas will design and produce optical, electronic, and optomechanical parts of the glasses.

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