Microsoft's decision to ignore VR/MR on Xbox is the correct one and it speaks to where consoles fit within its broader strategy.
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In a bid to help content creators embrace VR, Microsoft has opened a Mixed Reality Capture Studio and Mixed Reality Academy in San Francisco.
Yesterday, Microsoft hosted a small event in San Francisco to unveiled its vision for Windows Mixed Reality.
At a special event today, Microsoft announced a number of milestones for its Windows Mixed Reality platform.
After a successful pilot program, auto-maker Ford says that it will expand its use of Microsoft's HoloLens for vehicle design.
I expected some major league FUD after the Xbox One X reveal. But the faux outrage over VR/MR has been particularly amusing.
Apple's long-anticipated move into Augmented Reality (AR) has delivered a decisive death blow to HoloLens and the Windows Mixed Reality platform.
We already knew that Xbox "Project Scorpio" wasn't getting any VR capabilities in 2017, but now we also know that Microsoft won't be previewing its VR work at E3 next week either.
At Computex 2017 this morning, Microsoft and a variety of hardware partners showed off the final designs of the Windows Mixed Reality headsets that will ship in time for the holidays.
During his Build 2017 keynote address, Microsoft's Terry Myerson referred to Mixed Reality as "the next wave" of computing. But I think ambient computing is a much bigger deal.
Microsoft is expanding its commitment to mixed reality hardware and we also now have a better understanding of their holiday 2017 initiatives.
When Microsoft announced Project Scorpio, it said the console would support VR, but it provided no details. This week, however, we received a nice hint.
We just discovered this while recording Windows Weekly today, but Microsoft has renamed Windows Holographic to Windows Mixed Reality.
Microsoft today revealed how it plans to deliver the first mixed reality hardware to developers. And in 2018, it is bringing mixed reality to Xbox "Project Scorpio" as well.
At its WinHEC 2016 opening keynote in Shenzhen, China Thursday morning, Microsoft revealed its plans to make mixed reality mainstream in 2017.
Google has been talking about its Tango augmented reality initiative since last year, but it's finally happening: The first Tango smartphone is now available.