Army Website Features New ICT Prototype – A Virtual Career Counselor

Published: January 24, 2014
Category: News

FORT BELVOIR, Va. – If you think the movie “Her” is futuristic, members of the Office of the Army Director for Acquisition Career Management (DACM) have someone for you to meet.
“Ellie” is her name and this virtual human looks and speaks to you just as any human would in the Virtual Acquisition Career Guide (VACG) prototype. The prototype program provides the opportunity for a user to interact with a virtual “person” and receive personalized career feedback and assistance. The Army DACM team presented the prototype to the Army DACM, Lt. Gen. William Phillips on Jan. 16. Read the full story.
The Army DACM team has partnered with ICT and the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, Simulation & Training Technology Center on this project.