Appendix A: Windows Dev Center Resources

The HoloLens device runs Windows Holographic, a variant of Windows 10, the Universal Windows Platform (UWP). This means that when you develop on the UWP, your app could potentially run on any device running Windows 10. Figure A-1 shows the Platform’s family of devices.


This means that apps originally written for other devices can also be made to run on HoloLens. Conversely, applications written for HoloLens can also run on other Windows 10 platforms, such as PCs, mobile phones, or Xbox. Users may well want to run apps originally intended for other devices on HoloLens. The adaptation should be relatively ...

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