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HoloLens 2 could pack Qualcomm’s new XR1 chip for extended reality

HoloLens 2 could pack Qualcomm’s new XR1 chip for extended reality The next version of Microsoft’s HoloLens headset for augmented reality will supposedly feature Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon XR1. The rumor arrives by way of an anonymous source who claims the headset will appear in January 2019. The post HoloLens 2 …

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Hololens can be used to navigate the blind through buildings faster

Hololens can be used to navigate the blind through buildings faster Researchers created an application for Microsoft’s Hololens that can steer visually impaired individuals through an unfamiliar, complex, multi-story building. It relies on the headset’s 3D sound and real-time room/object mapping. The post Hololens can be used to navigate the …

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HoloLens acts as eyes for blind users and guides them with audio prompts – TechCrunch

HoloLens acts as eyes for blind users and guides them with audio prompts – TechCrunch Microsoft’s HoloLens has an impressive ability to quickly sense its surroundings, but limiting it to displaying emails or game characters on them would show a lack of creativity. New research shows that it works quite …

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HoloLens virtual touchscreen is the futuristic tech we’ve been waiting for

HoloLens virtual touchscreen is the futuristic tech we’ve been waiting for HoloLens mixed reality headset owners could soon interact with the virtual world using a virtual touchscreen. Microsoft Research developed a method called MRTouch to allow users to overlay a touchscreen on any flat surface. The post HoloLens virtual touchscreen …

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Leap Motion’s prototype augmented reality headset includes hand tracking

Leap Motion revealed a new prototype headset combining hand tracking with augmented reality. The open source community will have access next week after a few refinements. Leap Motion wants to add even more tech in the future. The post Leap Motion’s prototype augmented reality headset includes hand tracking appeared first …

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A commercial version of HoloLens is available to rent in the U.S. and Canada

Microsoft said on Tuesday that companies can now rent the Commercial Suite version HoloLens through Abcomrents. This will enable corporations to determine if HoloLens is right for their needs. The post A commercial version of HoloLens is available to rent in the U.S. and Canada appeared first on Digital Trends. …

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