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Pokémon Go on HoloLens? Make it so!

Millions of Pokémon Go players are peering into smartphones to look for animated characters in an augmented-reality world, but what if they could look for them wearing Microsoft’s HoloLens headset instead? That’s not commercially available at this point, but a couple … Continue reading

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NASA uses HoloLens to build virtual Mars rover

We’ve already seen how Microsoft’s HoloLens mixed-reality headset is helping folksfight off aliens on the International Space Station and take a virtual walk on Mars. Now check out how it’s being used to tweak the design for NASA’s next Mars … Continue reading

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Microsoft shows off ‘Star Wars’ holoportation

As Microsoft gets set to ship its HoloLens development kit, it’s previewing a “Star Wars” application called holoportation that takes full advantage of the mixed-reality headset. The effect is like that scene in the original Star Wars movie, where Princess Leia pops up in … Continue reading

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