Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Windows 10 Mixed Reality Headsets to ship in March

This is really interesting news.

The Hololens is a self-contained device -- with the computer in it. These will be the same kind of display -- tethered to a computer.

Still targeted at developers, but at a lot more of them. Many of the advances in this technology will come from game development.

Check out highlighted strategy.... this stuff is coming. 

My guess is that Microvision doesn't make an appearance in March with these headsets, but 

Good spot to watch. --


The company will start selling headsets to developers to coincide with the Game Developers Conference. The Windows 10 Holographic Shell powered devices will be tethered and mix aspects of augmented and virtual reality.

However, these developer headsets will not be the ones built by OEMs for consumers. They are going to arrive later in the year. Microsoft partners such as Acer, Asus, Lenovo, Dell, and HP have confirmed they are creating VR headsets.

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