Intel Kills the Atom SoC Powering Microsoft’s HoloLens

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Intel has announced it’s killing the semi-custom chip that powers Microsoft’s HoloLens. It’s a good bet that they’ve done so with MS’ agreement, but what does that mean for the future of Microsoft’s augmented reality platform?

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Microsoft’s HoloLens now available to developers

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Microsoft’s HoloLens is finally available for developers and early feedback on what the AR platform can do is impressive. With a $3000 price tag, this isn’t a headset just anyone can buy — but augmented reality could change how we use computers in the long term.

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Microsoft now accepting preorders for wearable VR HoloLens development kit, priced at $3,000

Article Image The Microsoft HoloLens Development Edition is now available to preorder for $3,000 and will start shipping in the U.S. and Canada on March 30, allowing developers to begin creating their own interactive augmented reality experiences.

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Microsoft HoloLens up for pre-order today, if you can afford it

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Rumor has it that Microsoft’s HoloLens will go up for pre-orders today, with shipments following March 30. This is Microsoft’s largest peripheral launch since Kinect — here’s hoping the company makes better decisions around HoloLens than its motion controller.

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Microsoft lays off Israeli HoloLens team, shifts focus to US development

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Microsoft has closed the Israeli division responsible for its initial HoloLens research and is moving all work on the technology to the US, for reasons that aren’t entirely clear. Either way, the company needs a better use-case around its new AR technology than it offered for Kinect.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/218769-microsoft-lays-off-israeli-hololens-team-shifts-focus-to-us-development

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Microsoft’s HoloLens coming in early 2016, developer kit to cost $3,000

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Microsoft’s HoloLens will debut in Q1 2016, but only as a $3,000 developer product. Will that price tag keep developers from exploring the hardware?

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/215730-microsofts-hololens-coming-in-early-2016-developer-kit-to-cost-3000

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Apple poaches lead Microsoft HoloLens audio engineer, seen as boost for augmented reality research

The lead audio engineer for Microsoft’s HoloLens augmented reality project has been hired away by Apple, fueling speculation that the iPhone maker could be working on an AR project of its own.

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Microsoft demos 'mixed reality gaming' capabilities of HoloLens with Minecraft

Microsoft’s upcoming HoloLens virtual reality accessory took the stage at E3 on Monday, with the company showing how “mixed reality gaming” will work on the future hardware, via its popular Minecraft universe.



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Microsoft demonstrates new HoloLens prototype, talks up dedicated Holographic processor

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Microsoft’s HoloLens is drawing big attention at its Build conference thanks to a snazzy new lightweight prototype. Is this the future of computing?

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