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HoloLens Blueprints by Mallikarjuna Rao, Manish Sharma, Abhijit Jana

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Cameras and sensors

HoloLens contains an array of sensors and cameras that accumulate data from the real environment. In the top-front part of the HoloLens, there are several front-facing cameras and sensors that are used to scan the environment and collect as much data as possible.

Sensor Bar placement in HoloLens Device

Sensors pass the data to processing units, which make it understandable by the HoloLens. At a high level, the sensor bar on the HoloLens embraces the following:

  • Depth Camera
  • Ambient Light Sensors
  • Environment Understanding Camera
  • Video Camera

The following figure illustrates the different types of sensors placed in the sensor ...

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