The HoloLens emulator allows you to test holographic apps on your PC without a physical HoloLens and comes with the HoloLens development toolset. The emulator uses a Hyper-V virtual machine. The human and environmental inputs that would usually be read by the sensors on the HoloLens are instead…
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You don’t have a Microsoft HoloLens? You can install the HoloLens emulator to build holographic apps without a HoloLens. We also recommend installing the Unity game engine as an easy way to get started creating holographic apps.
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Watch Alex Kipman demos Hololens at Microsoft’s Build 2016 in San Francisco.
Microsoft has officially announced that its HoloLens development kits are shipping today, and a new example project will be available for buyers. Microsoft opened preorders for the $3,000 kits last month to…
Read more: Alex Kipman Demos Hololens at Microsoft Build 2016
Microsoft has patented a new smart ring designed to aid natural user interface (NUI) control for use with both conventional and new computing experiences such as tablets or Hololens-type devices.
The ring would include both conventional sensors such as gyroscopes, and also a new infra-red sensor…
Read more: Microsoft patents about Smart Ring accessory for Hololens
Holoportation is a new type of 3D capture technology that allows high-quality 3D models of people to be reconstructed, compressed and transmitted anywhere in the world in real time.
When combined with mixed reality displays such as HoloLens, this technology allows users to see, hear, and…
Read more: Hololens Holoportation: Virtual 3D Teleportation in Real-time
In Episode 6, the team finishes the last week of development, prepares for two weeks of polish work, and reflects on the progress they’ve made. Stay tuned for the full release of the source code for Hololens Galaxy Explorer.
Read more: HoloLens Galaxy Explorer Episode 6: Coming to Life
Blogger Rafael Rivera, announced on Twitter today confirming he got an email that his Microsoft HoloLens Developer Edition was shipped. Last month, Microsoft said that HoloLens Developer invites would go out in waves, shipping every 2-3 months, with the first wave of shipments going out March…
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