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Using mixed-reality glasses to train, inform and warn the first responders
Mixed reality deals with the combination of real-world and computer-generated data, usually with the help of translucent glasses in order to overlay images over a real world . A virtual image can be superimposed on a distant object or area. It shows shows an ocular which is able to identify contaminations in a landscape including quantitative information for the user. This can be very useful e.g. in trainings or for visualisation of "invisible" hazards.
Augmented Reality technologies are difficult to implement since a coordination between the overlaid pictures and the real world has to be provided.
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Supported Use Cases
Visualize Invisible Dangers
Serious gaming in the real world
Crisis Cycle Phase
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