Auggie Award Best App Award winner at the 8th Auggies!

Augmented Reality Aerial Navigation

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Vehicle AR has come a long way in 7 years

BMW has shared their amazing current state of automotive AR at CES 2024 and it’s interesting to compare it to the state of Aero Glass back in 2017 – 7 years earlier. Extremely exciting to see advances in this technology.

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Takeoff Aborted

We embarked on a bold & ambitious journey back in late 2013 / early 2014 when we started Aero Glass. It was only two of us, Jeffrey Johnson & Ákos Maróy, on two different continents, but sharing the same vision: given the rise of smart […]

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Aero Glass wins Best App at the 8th Auggies

  On 1 June, Aero Glass won the Best App category of the prestigious Auggie Awards at the definitive AR+VR event of the world, AWE USA 2017. We are proud and thankful that our navigation solution is recognised the best of the best by the […]

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Head-mounted Display

Aero Glass provides a unique turnkey solution addressing pilots' need to properly visualize terrain, navigation, traffic (ADS-B), instrument, weather, and airspace information with access to vital safety procedures and protocols, without the requirement of inspecting instruments, phone or iPad. Using Osterhout Design Group, Epson Moverio and other Head-Mounted Displays, Aero Glass is the first to bring Augmented Reality to pilots providing an unparalleled 3D, 360° experience in the cockpit, regardless of the visibility.

  • Self-contained smart glasses
  • All-around 360° display capability
  • 3D Augmented Reality
  • Artificial horizon

VFR navigation features

  • Airports
  • Navigation points
  • Cities, villages
  • Airspaces
  • Own Flight Plan
  • Terrain
  • ADS-B traffic

IFR navigation features

  • Airways
  • SIDs and STARs
  • Approaches



Ákos is an active pilot with a frozen ATPL. Ákos is co-founder of EU Edge, an outsourced software development shop, Scarab Research, and most recently Aero Glass - Augmented Reality Aerial Navigation using Osterhout Design Group & other head-mounted displays. Ákos is a member of the Tokyo-based doubleNegatives Architecture group, with past exhibitions at the Venice Architecture Biennale and YCAM in Japan. His bio-art projects include bio.display, utilizing a modified 3D printer as early as 2008 to make bacteria print images in agar plates. He's the co-founder of - an investigating journalism & citizen empowerment initiative in Hungary.


Jeffrey is a geospatial software engineer with 15+ years of experience building and delivering applications for the web. Jeff is a developer with a broad range of skills who can work at any level, from writing code and fixing bugs to managing complex projects and making architectural decisions while coordinating technical policy with corporate strategy. He spent several years working with international civil aviation authorities on early versions of AIXM an emerging standard for the interchange of aviation data developed jointly by FAA and Eurocontrol and NGA. Jeff is also deeply involved with the City of San Diego’s Open Data and Civic Technology initiatives. He is a graduate of Humboldt State University where he studied Geography, Cartography, Geology and Geospatial Technology.

Board of advisors


Peter is an innovator and leader with 25 years of experience in the geospatial industry, who has been CTO at two of the world’s top 200 software companies. He was an early employee and later CTO of Smallworld, which became the market leader in GIS for utilities and telecoms and was sold to GE. He was CTO at Intergraph, a leader in GIS and related applications with revenues of $600m+. He is currently a co-founder and CTO of the geospatial division at Ubisense, working on next generation enterprise geospatial web and mobile applications. He has served on the boards of industry associations GITA and OSGeo, and on the advisory boards of startups GeoIQ and PublicEarth. He is a graduate of Oxford University, where he earned degrees in Mathematics and Computation.


Max Rheiner is a senior lecturer at Zurich University of the Arts (ZHDK), who has been teaching in both the bachelors and masters programs for the Department of Interaction Design, since 2006. He received his Diploma from Zurich University of the Arts in the field of New Media Arts, in 2003. The main areas of discipline that he specializes in are Embodied Interaction and Physical Computing. Of these topics, he conceived and developed the Physical Computing Laboratory for the Department of Interaction Design that has been running since 2006. His research and artistic interest center on interactive experiences which utilize methods from Virtual/Augmented Reality and Immersive Telepresence. Moreover, his artistic work has been recognized and exhibited in a number of international and well-renowned venues such as Biennale Venice, Italy, Ars Electronic Linz, Austria, and Yamaguchi Center for Arts and Media, Japan.


Anselm Hook is a veteran VR/AR developer focused on helping people "see through walls". He led the technology and development of several highly successful video games including Dragon's Lair for Electronic Arts, and more recently R&D roles at Xerox Parc and a number of specialized entrepreneurial startups focused on Augmented Reality including Dekko, InsideMaps and currently at Samsung Accelerator


Jurgen P. Schulze is a Research Scientist at UCSD's Qualcomm Institute, and an Adjunct Professor in the computer science department, where he teaches computer graphics and 3D user interfaces. His research interests include scientific visualization in virtual environments, human-computer interaction, real-time volume rendering, and the use of mobile devices for graphics applications. He holds an M.S. degree from the University of Massachusetts and a Ph.D. from the University of Stuttgart, Germany. After his graduation he spent two years as a post-doctoral researcher in the Computer Science Department at Brown University.


Brady Forrest is a technology evangelist obsessed with opening doors for makers, entrepreneurs, and inventors looking to launch the world’s next game-changing product. Under Brady’s leadership, PCH & Highway1 have funded over 35 companies with a focus on innovative consumer products. In his previous life, Brady co-founded Ignite: the worldwide, fast-paced geek event that invites participants to share ideas and personal or professional passions on stage. He also chaired O'Reilly's Where 2.0, Web 2.0 Expo and ETech.


Timothy Sestak is a former Naval Aviator flying both helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft. He directed high technology military aviation programs and has extensive experience in pilot-vehicle interface. Following his military career, he evangelized Systems Engineering discipline to NASA, the FAA, and Industry on the Advanced General Aviation Transportation Experiment (AGATE) program. As a senior Systems Engineer for The Boeing Company he managed flight deck certification for wide body airliners and helped create the Boeing Joint Strike Fighter Program and the F-22 training systems. As an IBM executive he developed opportunities for integration of the Cell Broadband Engine into existing and developing military and aerospace systems. Timothy currently is a researcher and Professor at the College of Aviation, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, in Prescott, AZ. An avid skydiver and wingsuit flyer, he is the University faculty advisor to the skydiving and hang gliding club and is completing research for the new Embry-Riddle Ph.D. in Aviation. Timothy has an MSAE, an MBA, and is a graduate of the Naval War College. He also has his FAA Commercial Pilot license and instrument ratings in both fixed wing and helicopters, is a CFI, CFII, and AGI for both fixed wing and rotorcraft.


Kelby Ferwerda is an entrepreneur and aviation consultant, specializing in general aviation. Following his college career in business administration, he conceived a flight training center that quickly grew to an award winning organization that received national recognition on multiple occasions. Holding a Gold Seal CFI certificate, and having received the designation of Master CFI, Kelby followed his aviation passion to AOPA Headquarters where he now applies his knowledge managing the Flying Club Initiative and supports Pilot Community Development. Kelby still flies and instructs regularly and is the owner of several aircraft including a 1946 Aeronca Champ that he recently restored.


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