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HoloLens Beginner’s Guide by Jason Odom

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What exactly is the HoloLens?

The HoloLens is a first of its kind head-worn, standalone computer with a sensor array, which includes microphones and multiple types of camera, a spatial sound speaker array, a light projector, and an optical waveguide.

The HoloLens is not only a wearable computer, it is also a complete replacement for the standard 2D display. It has the capability of using holographic projection to create multiple screens throughout an environment and fully 3D-rendered objects. With the HoloLens sensor array, these holograms can fully interact with the environment you are in.

The sensor array allows the HoloLens to see the world around it, to see the input from the user's hands, and for it to hear voice commands. Although Microsoft ...

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