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Microsoft Wants to Power Virtual Reality Headsets

Microsoft Wants Windows Holographic to Power all VR Devices, Not Just the HoloLens.

  • Microsoft unveiled their vision of a mixed reality world today at Computex in Taipei.
  • When Microsoft first announced their HoloLens augmented reality headset, they also showed off their Windows Holographic platform, which let developers build Windows 10 apps and experiences for the device.
  • Microsoft is planning to outline more software and hardware details at a WinHEC developer conference later this year.
  • With headsets like Rift and Vive already requiring Windows PCs to run VR experiences, you would think integrating Windows Holographic makes sense.
  • But considering VR developers don’t use Microsoft tools or distribute content through Microsoft stores, we’ll just have to wait and see how collaborative everyone chooses to be.

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@VRScout: “Microsoft Wants Windows Holographic to Power all VR Devices, Not Just the HoloLens.”


When Microsoft first announced their HoloLens augmented reality headset, they also showed off their Windows Holographic platform, which let developers build Windows 10 apps and experiences for the device.


Microsoft Wants to Power Virtual Reality Headsets

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