Over the weekend, word filtered out that Microsoft has changed course with its plans for HoloLens. Originally, according to the reports, Microsoft was set to release a “version 2” of the mixed reality headset sometime in the next year. Those plans have apparently changed, and now Microsoft is expected to go straight to “version 3.” […]
Welcome to episode 12 of ‘Talk Microsoft.’ This week we discuss Project Rome, Windows Holographic, Windows Developer Day, Windows 10 Cloud, the Creators Update, and more. You can join in on every single broadcast. We have the comments directly on the side of the screen so you can see how much fun we have during […]
At CES 2017, we saw a lot of big Microsoft related announcements, even though Microsoft has pulled out of keynoting a show they once dominated. Whether it was Dell’s unveiling of the world’s first 8K display, XPS 27 PC, XPS 15 laptop, and XPS Micro PC to Dell’s interpretation of the Surface Studio with the Dell […]
This week at the Consumer Electronics Show, many companies were able to show off their VR headsets to tech journalists, ultimately revealing the headset technology which will come in the future to all consumers.
2016 was seemingly a bad year for Microsoft’s Kinect camera/sensor device. The Xbox One removed Kinect gesture controls around the middle of the year, the closure of Xbox Fitness was announced, Ubisoft’s Just Dance franchise continued to emphasise smartphone usage over Kinect and their new Just Sing game barely advertised its Kinect functionality at all. […]
Lenovo branched out at CES 2017 and also announced a Windows Holographic headset, a smart glass product, a mini-keyboard, and more. Here is all you need to know!
Lenovo unveiled their first VR headset designed for Microsoft’s Windows Holographic project earlier today at CES. It’s unclear what its actual name will be but The Verge got their hands on it and were told that Lenovo is hoping to release it to the general public for around $300 to $400 sometime in 2017. Lenovo’s […]
Microsoft has once again come out and has detailed that the company is heading to Shenzen China to talk about new VR headsets at the Windows Hardware Engineering Community event.
Windows Holographic, unveiled last month at the Windows 10 October Event, will allow VR headsets to work with Windows 10. If you are running the latest Windows 10 Insider Preview build, and whether or not your computer meets the requirements, you’ll be able to run Windows Holographic First Run setup.
A lot of thought went into creating audio for the Microsoft HoloLens. In order to make the HoloLens holograms believable, Microsoft Research relied on spatial sound. The HoloLens audio system mimics the way the human brain perceives sounds.
Microsoft first announced HoloLens in January 2015 and shipped to developers and commercial partners in Canada and the US in March this year.
The multi-device Windows 10 app, Share Across Devices, has just updated with a brand new UI and the ability to transfer files between Windows 10 devices running the same version of the operating system. “File transfer is now here (with a few quirks),” announced the developer on a recent Reddit post earlier today. “Now, in […]
Windows Holographic will be coming to devices of all shapes and sizes, and Microsoft will be inviting OEM, ODM, and hardware partners to build PCs, displays, accessories and mixed reality devices with the Windows Holographic platform.