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13. HoloLens Hardware

Allen G. Taylor

(1)Oregon City, Oregon, USA

The HoloLens is a breakthrough device that opens up a whole new, more intimate way for humans to interact with technology, but it is not in itself a new technology. Rather, it is a new way of bringing together a number of existing technologies, and in so doing creates massive new opportunities for creativity and communication.

The individual components that make up the hardware part of the HoloLens, although based on existing technology, have been miniaturized and optimized so that the entire device is light enough to be worn comfortably on the head without any wire to external ...

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