Microsoft to continue working with Army on IVAS, despite employees' call to withdraw

By Ashley Tressel / February 25, 2019 at 6:10 PM
Despite some employees' reservations, Microsoft said today it would continue working on the Army's augmented reality display called the Integrated Visual Augmentation System. Following calls from a number of employees who drafted an open letter to company President Brad Smith and CEO Satya Nadella to withdraw from the program, citing ethical concerns, a Microsoft representative -- In a statement provided to Inside Defense today -- said the company intends to continue developing the system for the Army. "We gave...

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