Lockheed Martin is using mixed reality headsets to assist workers during the production of the Orion spacecraft.
Companies are embracing augmented reality and mixed reality for a host of applications across industries. On Tuesday, Microsoft announced it would expand global availability of Hololens 2, its mixed reality headset. As part of the announcement, the company also provided a use case detailing how Lockheed Martin is using the headsets to help assemble Orion spacecraft; an integral part of NASA’s Artemis Program. In the years ahead, Orion capsules are set to launch astronauts to the moon with an eye toward crewed missions to the Red Planet.
“We are super inspired to see what people are doing in the wild with HoloLens, and we are very excited that we have enough supply worldwide to bring it to this next set of regions,” said Microsoft Technical Fellow Alex Kipman in