Microsoft HoloLens — the company’s advanced “mixed reality” headset — will finally launch in China at the end of this month, by May 24. The headset started shipping to developers in the United States and Canada in March 2016, it has gradually expanded its markets to different countries like Australia, England, Ireland, France, and Germany. See […]
It’s been a big year for Industrial IoT — or Industry 4.0 — as both long-term established companies and start-ups have worked to find solutions to problems that have plagued traditional workplaces for many years. Underlying aims have included increased efficiency, improved supply chains, reduced waste and greater safety and speed. Amidst an advancing ecosystem […]
ThyssenKrupp recently launched its use of Microsoft HoloLens technology in its elevator service operations worldwide. Currently, the global elevator service industry is valued at over $44 billion per year and more than 12 million elevators transport over 1 billion people each day. The special mixed reality device is set to empower more than 24,000 of […]
Microsoft has declared HoloLens, its augmented reality headset, “open for business” with the launch of its commercial suite. Aimed at enterprise, the suite has additional security and management features that won’t make it to the consumer model. These include: Kiosk mode – Allows businesses to set HoloLens to a specific app or run in “demo […]
A new study finds that Apple, Google and Microsoft are betting big on newer form factors in wearables and electronic user interfaces (EUI). But the industry heavy-hitters are overlooking some potentially juicy opportunities. Lux Research detailed the results of its new report “Future of Interaction: Using a Taxonomy to Understand Apple’s, Google’s and Microsoft’s Electronic […]
The boundaries of digital storytelling are expanding in Oregon as Portland’s creative scene dives into the potential of Microsoft’s HoloLens augmented reality (AR) technology. The Oregon Story Board (OSB), an organization that supports the state’s digital storytelling economy, is launching Portland as a hub for AR production. Notably, the OSB is the first non-profit in […]
The augmented reality face gear lands in 2016 and costs $3,000.
Microsoft’s latest NASA project could be its coolest “enterprise” push yet.
And it actually could.
Glass is changing and so is the world of wearables.
CEO Rony Abovitz claims the Microsoft device may cause “neurologic deficits.”
Think voice, gestures and holograms everywhere via Windows 10.
Your cheat sheet to a fairly long presentation.