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HoloLens Developer Warns of Overheating Issue

2016 may be the year of virtual reality, but Microsoft is carving its own path with its augmented reality headset, the HoloLens, which launched its Development Edition yesterday. While the HoloLens has been criticised for its…

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NASA To Offer Virtual Mars Walks Using Hololens

We may be a number of years off the first humans walking on Mars, but NASA plans to give us a sneak peek at what it may be like to walk on the Red Planet. Their…

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Sulon Unveils AMD-Powered Tetherless Sulon Q VR Headset – Capsaicin

Just as the final versions of Oculus Rift and HTC Vive have been revealed and launched, another contender has jumped into the VR scene with their own solution. Unlike their competitors, though, Toronto-based Sulon has managed to…

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Microsoft HoloLens Out This Month

Microsoft has announced that, one year after it was first unveiled, the HoloLens augmented reality headset is available for pre-order, and it’s not cheap. In a blog post, Alex Kipman, the Microsoft executive that has effectively…

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Microsoft Evangelist Reveals New Hololens Details

With many developers racing to release virtual reality headsets for gaming and other applications, Microsoft has taken a rather different route. Their Hololens headset touts itself as “mixed reality” experience, expanding on typical augmented reality systems by…

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Hololens Predicted to Focus on Enterprise Instead of Game Development

Microsoft’s Hololens utilizes a high-definition stereoscopic 3D head-mounted display, and spatial sound which allows developers to create truly unique experiences using augmented reality. This revolutionary VR technology has been demoed by Microsoft and showcased its potential…

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Volvo Team Up With Microsoft to Make Hololens Showrooms

The days of Volvo showrooms being packed with cars for potential buyers to wander around and look at could soon be over. This new partnership between the Swedish car manufacturer and Microsoft aims to equip Volvo…

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Microsoft Discloses Hololens Development Price

Whenever Microsoft showcases its Hololens technology, the world rightfully responds in awe due to the vast number of visual effects and huge potential. Yesterday, Microsoft demoed a game entitled, ‘Project X-Ray’ which revolves around menacing robots…

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Oculus Admits to Conversations About Xbox One Support

Virtual reality headset makers Oculus has established a strong relationship with Microsoft recently, with the retail version of Oculus Rift to include an Xbox One controller, streaming support for Xbox One games, and official support for…

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Check Out Microsoft HoloLens’ Limited Field of View Yourself

When Microsoft first introduced the production version of HoloLens, the biggest complaint from those who had previously used the prototype was the limited field of view. Microsoft has been loath to address the issue, but the…

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Microsoft Has Half a Million Dollars for Five Worthy HoloLens Projects

Microsoft has big plans with their HoloLens and they’re also aware that they might not come up with all its uses on their own. The Redmond giant created five awards each worth a hundred thousand dollars…

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Minecraft May Be the ‘Killer App’ for Microsoft’s HoloLens

While the hype is still going into virtual reality, we shift focus for a bit and try to look at what augmented reality has to bring too. Microsoft just demoed how its HoloLens gear deals with…

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Mass Effect Creator Joins Microsoft HoloLens Team

Microsoft is forging ahead with development of its augmented reality headset, the HoloLens, adding BioWare’s Casey Hudson, Project Director on Star Wars: Knight of the Old Republic and the Mass Effect trilogy, as Creative Director at…

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Microsoft Considering HoloLens for Xbox

While the Microsoft HoloLens has thus far been marketed as a device that will add new dimension to your Windows 10 experience, it seems Microsoft is still exploring the possibility of integrating the augmented reality headset…

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First Look at Microsoft HoloLens

There have been a few leaks and rumours kicking around about the final design of the Microsoft HoloLens, but now it seems Microsoft are keen to show off their new hardware, to a certain extent, at…

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Microsoft HoloLens Project Designer Killed in Drunk Driving Hit-and-Run

Microsoft’s HoloLens project has a lot of people excited, including the entire staff here at eTeknix. The project has however suffered one of the saddest setbacks it could as one of its project designers was involved…

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Xbox One HoloLens Plans Leaked – In 2012

Microsoft is no stranger to leaks. Most of the company’s plans have been some of the worst-kept secrets in the industry. Well now news has surfaced giving us a look at one of the biggest leaks…

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Streaming Xbox One Games to Microsoft’s Hololens is Work in Progress

There has been much buzz about the HoloLens, Microsoft’s virtual and augmented reality wireless headset, and Xbox head Phil Spencer says that his team are thinking about how to use the wearable device in conjunction with…

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Microsoft HoloLens: Everything You Need to Know

Yesterday Microsoft had their massive Windows 10 event. In it they announced a great deal about Windows 10 and a great deal about many things we weren’t expecting. One of those things was the HoloLens – a…