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HoloLens Beginner’s Guide by Jason Odom

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Components

Components add additional functionality to a GameObject. These components come in many forms. Here are some of the components we already have or will see in this chapter:

  • Transform: The job of this component is to define the position, rotation, and scale of each GameObject in a scene. This is the minimum defining element of a GameObject, so all GameObjects have one.
  • Camera component: We have seen this component when we set up the camera earlier in this chapter.
  • Mesh renderer: This handles details of lighting and materials.
  • Rigidbody: This component allows you to control how the GameObject reacts to physics.
  • Box collider: This component adds a way to detect and react to collisions in the program.

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