Tagging the World Using DirectX

One of the most significant advancements of HoloLens has little to do with the actual technology and more to do with where it is placed. Having a computer situated conveniently on your head lends itself to many interesting avenues. It means having a computer easily accessible any place and in any situation and, equally important, having a computer that is capable of seeing what you see and hearing what you hear. Smartphones have taken us to a paradigm where we have had always-on and always-connected computers, but this extends this concept even further, whereby our devices can be more aware of our situation, but of course this is only possible if the applications we build for these platforms take advantage ...

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