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General Dynamics Accused of Infringing Virtual Reality Patent

July 31, 2020, 9:06 PM

General Dynamics Corp. is accused in a lawsuit in Texas of infringing a company’s patent for a virtual reality theater system.

Virtual Immersion Technologies LLC said General Dynamics’ method of using interactive communications in virtual reality infringes its patent, according to the lawsuit filed Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas.

General Dynamics announced in late January an $883 million contract to modernize U.S. Army training programs that includes the use of virtual reality systems. The focus is revamping the Army’s Live Training Transformation product line, according to a company blog post about the contract....

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