Microsoft planning to unveil HoloLens 2 this year
Microsoft is planning to unveil its HoloLens 2 headset later this yr. Sources aware of Microsoft’s plans inform The Verge that the software program maker is tentatively planning to unveil some particulars on the subsequent model of HoloLens within the second half of 2018, just like how the Floor Hub 2 was launched. The HoloLens 2 headset, codenamed Sydney, will embrace an improved discipline of view, and will probably be loads lighter and extra comfy to put on. Microsoft can also be lowering the price of the headset considerably, to drive enterprise adoption. Thurrott.com first reported the Sydney codename on Tuesday.
We’re informed that Microsoft has been testing future variations of its HoloLens headset with an ARM-based processor inside that may assist increase battery life. Google can also be reportedly constructing its personal ARM-based augmented actuality headset. The HoloLens 2 may also embrace Microsoft’s newest technology of the Kinect sensor, and a customized AI chip to enhance efficiency. Microsoft can also be concentrating on a HoloLens 2 launch date for 2019, and the corporate is on observe to hit this goal.
Microsoft’s subsequent HoloLens may also embrace a variant of Home windows 10, just like the present headset, and designed particularly for its blended actuality use instances. It’s a part of Microsoft’s intelligent modes for intelligent hardware plans, alongside the Floor Hub 2 and a possible Floor-branded notepad machine (codenamed Andromeda).
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