Microsoft announced this morning that it is accepting pre-orders for its HoloLens mixed reality headset in six additional countries, Australia, Ireland, France, Germany, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom.
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Microsoft started rolling out its latest cumulative update to PCs yesterday, and today HoloLens is getting the same treatment with an update primarily focused on the smaller niggling issues throughout the operating system.
A few weeks ago, I wrote about a new optical insert for HoloLens developed by New York lens manufacturer Rochester Optical. As promised, we reached out to the company, received more information, and got our hands on a release candidate to take for a spin. In the box was a felt-lined case, not unlike what you would see […]
So Microsoft is freeing the Windows Holographic shell from its HoloLens shackles and will make it available on mainstream PCs. But I'm still not sold on augmented reality, or mixed reality, or whatever they're calling it this week. And part of the problem is Microsoft's mixed up messaging.
Microsoft is bringing the Windows Holographic shell to the desktop with an update to Windows 10 in 2017.
HoloLens users: rejoice! Fighting with your glasses while using a HoloLens device will be a thing of the past, thanks to an insert developed by New York lens manufacturer Rochester Optical.
Microsoft has begun rolling out Windows 10 Anniversary Edition to PCs and devices around the world, and HoloLens is no exception. (Sorry, Windows 10 Mobile users.)
HoloLens application development just got a smidgen easier thanks to new build tools incorporated into Microsoft’s open-source HoloToolkit.
Microsoft is bringing a new feature called Your Groove to your favorite music service. Your Groove provides a new view in the PC, Mobile, and HoloLens versions of the Groove Music app with recently played music and curated playlists.
During a press event at the Computex 2016 trade show in Taipei on Wednesday morning, Microsoft revealed that it will open up the technology behind its mixed reality HoloLens device to hardware partners. And it will forego a virtual reality (VR) solution of its own.
Microsoft announced today that it has shipped the May 2016 Update for HoloLens, a release it describes as the first major software update for this new platform.
Microsoft just started shipping HoloLens Development Edition kits and after its long trek from Suzhou, China, it's here. With a clicker in tow.
During its Build 2016 keynote address, Microsoft announced that has begun shipping HoloLens to the first wave of developers who had signed up for the Developer Edition.
A video and transcript of a TED appearance by HoloLens inventor Alex Kipman is now available, providing a peek at what Microsoft sees as the future of this technology. Which is nothing less than the freeing ourselves from what he calls "the 2D confines of traditional computing."
While we still believe that a consumer HoloLens release is years away, a new partnership with Lowes could be an interesting first step. The home improvement chain is going to feature HoloLens in some of its Seattle-area stores, letting customers use the device to help design kitchen remodels.