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Ford Motor Puts Design Strategy Under the HoloLens

Ford Motor Company has unveiled details about its use of Microsoft’s HoloLens augmented reality technology in the automotive design process. Ford’s design teams have swapped out their clay-sculpting tools — a staple of the automotive world since the 1930s, when Harley Earl introduced them at General Motors — for mixed reality headsets and visualization software. […]

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Microsoft Adds AI to HoloLens Silicon

The next version of Microsoft’s HoloLens may be better at navigating reality than the current version of the mixed-reality headset, thanks to a new coprocessor the company announced Sunday. The second version of HoloLens’ custom multiprocessor — called a “holographic processing unit,” or HPU — will incorporate artificial intelligence technology, Harry Shum, executive vice president […]

A UK Surgeon Is Using Microsoft HoloLens To Train Medical Staff Using VR On The Operating Table

A UK Surgeon Is Using Microsoft HoloLens To Train Medical Staff Using VR On The Operating Table In April 2015, Professor Shafi Ahmed, surgeon of London Royal Hospital and St Bartholomew, performed the world’s first virtual reality (VR) operation, recording and streaming live in 360 degrees to more than 55,000 people across the world, watching […]

How Microsoft’s HoloLens Can Reduce The Time You Are On The Operating Table

How Microsoft’s HoloLens Can Reduce The Time You Are On The Operating Table Your body and face are important to you. Science continues to amaze us and is increasing at a rapid pace but you still only have one body. Many people are unhappy with their bodies and faces in particular and with the rise […]

Developer shows off ‘Final Fantasy XIV’ gameplay on Microsoft’s HoloLens

A Twitter user has demonstrated what Final Fantasy XIV looks like with support from Microsoft’s HoloLens augmented reality headset, putting the menus and inventories in AR space around the screen. The post Developer shows off ‘Final Fantasy XIV’ gameplay on Microsoft’s HoloLens appeared first on Digital Trends… Cool Tech–Digital Trends

ODG’s AR smartglasses offer a mix of Google Glass, Microsoft’s HoloLens

ODG’s AR smartglasses offer a mix of Google Glass, Microsoft’s HoloLens The new R-8 and R-9 mixed reality smartglasses from Osterhout Design Group are sleek, small, and fit in your pocket. The products show that AR headgear doesn’t need to be as big and clunky as Microsoft’s HoloLens. The new smartglasses, announced at CES … […]