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AI experts turn soccer videos into ‘holograms’

Computer scientists have trained a neural network to transform the action from pre-recorded videos of soccer games into immersive augmented-reality “holograms” you can shrink down onto a tabletop. Get the news brief on GeekWire.

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U.S. military takes HoloLens to the next level

Microsoft’s HoloLens augmented-reality system is scoring victories with the U.S. military, which means the goggle-eyed headsets are more likely to pop up at a wargame near you. Last November, the HoloLens system was incorporated into a platform known as the … Continue reading

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Next-gen HoloLens is perfect for Clark Kent

Today, Microsoft’s HoloLens augmented-reality headset has a geeky RoboCop vibe, but someday it could become more like a pair of eyeglasses suitable for Superman’s mild-mannered alter ego. At least that’s the impression you’re likely to get from a Microsoft Research study on HoloLens technology, due … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s HoloLens joins the military

Microsoft’s HoloLens augmented-reality headsets have been used to fight video-game aliens in space, but now they’ve been enlisted for wargames on Earth as well. The HoloLens system was incorporated into a platform known as the Augmented Immersive Team Trainer that lets … Continue reading

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How augmented reality can find your keys

Microsoft expects its HoloLens augmented-reality headset to guide you through complicated tasks in the workplace, but someday you could also use it around the house to find misplaced items, play games – and even watch movies on a virtual big screen. … Continue reading

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Microsoft adds George Takei to HoloLens menu

Want to put a little George Takei in your living room? Microsoft can make it so, thanks to the Actiongram app for its HoloLens mixed-reality headset. Takei, who played Mr. Sulu in the “Star Trek” original series 50 years ago, makes … Continue reading

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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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Scott Kelly brings space into Microsoft spotlight

Just days after retiring from NASA, astronaut Scott Kelly gave HoloLens mixed-reality technology a boost today at the Microsoft Envision conference in New Orleans – and promised to get the International Space Station upgraded to Windows 10. It’s been a busy time for … Continue reading

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Microsoft, NASA create HoloLens Mars tour

Microsoft and NASA are bringing HoloLens to the masses – and bringing the masses to Mars – with a mixed-reality experience that will make its debut this summer. “Destination: Mars,” an exhibit opening at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida this … Continue reading

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