Microsoft is preparing its HoloLens-based Augmented Reality headsets for production and deployment within the U.S. Army. The company will be supplying the army with a version which is specifically tailored for improving the safety and performance of soldiers.
Just last week, Facebook revealed a prototype for a wearable device which can be used as a control for augmented reality systems. Facebook's Reality Labs are still developing the device as part of its search to find alternative methods of 'human-computer interaction' (HCI).
Oakland University has recently announced that it is collaborating with the College for Creative Studies as well as a group of regional industry partners to found an Augmented Reality Center (ARC) which will be based at the Oakland University’s School of Engineering and Computer Science.