Ares Battlespace Visualization & Interaction Tool


Ares improves battlefield visualization and decision making at the point of need through distributed collaboration for mission mission planning, rehearsal, command and control, after-action review, and training.  Ares provides a 2D and 3D common operating picture and interaction tools via multiple modalities including physical sand tables, mobile devices, floor projection, and mixed and virtual reality HMDs.



Flexible and lightweight visualization approach to improve decision making for coalition warfighters, disaster relief, first responders, and geospatial & survey teams. 


Facilitates distributed interactive events in support of collaborative activities such as mission planning, rehearsals, and training.


Connect with sandtable, floor projection, tactical planner app, and AR/VR/MR display. Used to plan, rehearse, and re-enact events, presentations, command and control exercises, collaborative training and more.



  • Geospatial data 

  • Terrain models

  • Unit positions

  • Movement orders

  • Battlespace support assets data 

By combining all of these data sets into a single interactive visual tool, the users knowledge of the battlefield is significantly enhanced.




"Ares exceeded expectations and performed as intended. Soldiers quickly became comfortable with the technology and its capabilities. Operational orders and collaborative training processes were able to be demonstrated during an Army Experiment in 2019. Commanders indicated that the potential to brief and share plans virtually, while using augmented reality to manipulate the virtual environment demonstrated a marked increase in commander collaboration and reduced the logistical burden of communicating a plan to every leader involved."

- Battle Lab during an Army Experiment in 2019

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