US Army selects Microsoft HoloLens, Azure for IVAS in deal worth up to $21.9 billion

March 31 2021

The US Army announced that it is moving forward with its adoption of Microsoft HoloLens, moving from prototyping to production.

The contract could be worth up to $21.88 billion over 10 years, a Microsoft spokesman has told new outlets. 

The Integrated Visual Augmentation System, or IVAS, is based on HoloLens, with additional support from Azure services. It is intended to keep soldiers safer, boost information sharing and improve decision making.

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