Microsoft HoloLens 2 offers trippy, eyeball-tracking augmented reality

Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Microsoft’s HoloLens 2 mixed reality headset is shipping today after being announced earlier this year. The HoloLens 2 headset, which costs $3,500, will be delivered to preorder customers in around a half-dozen countries. It’s an upgraded version of the device first released in 2016, featuring a wider field of view and more complex gesture controls. The HoloLens 2 is shipping in the US, France, Germany, Ireland, New Zealand, Australia, and the United Kingdom. As my colleague Dieter Bohn detailed earlier, the HoloLens has gotten a redesign for better ergonomics, so its weight sits more comfortably and it’s less difficult to find a good viewing angle. Its field of view has substantially increased, from 34 degrees to 52 degrees diagonally —... Continue reading…

Microsoft HoloLens 2 offers trippy, eyeball-tracking augmented reality

Ergonomics, eyeball tracking, and hand tracking add up to a futuristic experience.

Fri 8 Nov 19 from Arstechnica

Microsoft's Next-Gen HoloLens 2 AR Headset Is Now Shipping To An Elite Few

During a presentation at the Microsoft Inspire 2019 event, Julia White, CVP of Azure Marketing, announced "the future is here" following a nifty demonstration of the HoloLens 2. And indeed ...

Thu 7 Nov 19 from HotHardware

HoloLens 2: Microsoft's augmented reality headset launches today, but it's $3,500 - CNET

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Thu 7 Nov 19 from CNET Cutting Edge

The new HoloLens is better, but here's why you're still not going to buy it

You probably wouldn't pay $3,500 for an augmented-reality headset that lets you play around with virtual objects in your living room. Your employer might, however, if it could help you do your ...

Thu 7 Nov 19 from CNN

Microsoft’s HoloLens 2 is ready for work

After a semi-surprise debut at Mobile World Congress in February, Microsoft is now shipping HoloLens 2 to customers, the company announced today. The sequel augmented reality headset ...

Thu 7 Nov 19 from Engadget

Microsoft’s HoloLens 2 starts shipping

Earlier this year, at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Microsoft announced the second generation of its HoloLens augmented reality visor. Today, the $3,500 HoloLens 2 is going on sale in ...

Thu 7 Nov 19 from TechCrunch

Exclusive: Inside the design of Microsoft’s Hololens 2

Microsoft’s latest mixed reality headset is shipping today. Here’s the story behind making it. Carl Ledbetter simply can’t help himself. The cheery director of design at ...

Thu 7 Nov 19 from Fastcompany Tech

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