Placing our bin

Unlike Virtual Reality, where the experience is independent of your physical space, MR is concerned mainly with enhancing it; therefore holograms, to be effective, need to look, act, and behave like real objects. This involves precisely positioning and orienting holograms to places in the world that are meaningful to the user.

In this section, you will learn one approach for placing holograms in the real world, allowing the user to manually place the hologram onto a horizontal surface. In the next chapter, we will further explore placement by looking at another approach that tries to automatically place the hologram in the environment based on a set of specified constraints. Let's first start by discussing what we are trying ...

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