Microsoft has unveiled its new product i.e. mixed reality HoloLens 2 headset for $3500 at its MWC press conference. The Company launches this product for young generation guessing it would change the conventional methods of doing work. As per the parent Company, HoloLens 2 will be more efficient and smoother than the original.
It has twice the field of view as compared to its predecessor keeping the original pixels per degree of sight. Microsoft has elaborated this one watching 2k resolution for each eye at the price of 720 pixels. HoloLens 2 will work as per the movement of your retinas, knowing exactly at which place you are currently watching. Again, this supports Windows Hello authentication too which is truly awesome.
Microsoft mixed reality HoloLens 2 headset details-
Here is the complete detail about the Microsoft’s mixed reality HoloLens 2 headset for Windows-
HoloLens 2 is made up of Carbon-filter material with in-built thermal management settings. This provides even a dial to adjust the Main headband just like to that of PlayStation VR. In case you want to concentrate on something else, this can easily flip too. There are also notable changes made in this device compare to HoloLens like powered by Snapdragon 850 processor, hand tracking as well as eye trailing.
This in general, uses a time of flight depth sensor in combination with fancy algorithms which can track your hands while the controller lies free. An employee of Microsoft have already showed its usage in 3D space and virtual piano with the help of team members. To control its functions, all you require is to swipe your finger or wrist action in mid-air. Owing to this, it actually is very lightweight.
Microsoft believes Enterprise Customers as its prime target when comes to HoloLens 2. They even spent a huge time explaining how this device will enhance big businesses. They are constantly working with Big Industry partners like Pearson, Airbus, Saab, and Honeywell to bring this product for end-users.
Although the First generation of HoloLens was unveiled three years earlier, yet there is no competitor till now. The first-generation HoloLens was not a success due to less field of view. Microsoft has taken care of this trouble by doubling the field of view. It can also record more than 47 pixels per degree sight than earlier, which is approx. twice to that of the previous one.
Some Other Relevant Information
HoloLens 2 is available only at $3,500 if you pre-order this device. This might seems to be costly than an earlier headset. However looking its so much modification and productivity, this product really worth it. Along with this, you can also buy Dynamics 365 Remote Assist at a price of $125 per month. This product will be available in countries like- US, UK, Japan, France, Germany, China, Canada, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand at the end of 2019. Later this product will get released for rest countries.
This Windows Mixed Reality headset is all about “instinctual interaction”. It is same what you desire for, and is much smarter which can easily understand things. With the support of HoloLens, you can touch the holograms, move and resize them accordingly.
HoloLens 2 can be used in a variety of scenarios like Construction sites, International Space Station operating rooms and others. It has already passed several eye impact tests and protective eyewear standards of North America and Europe. It has passed the tests of ANSI Z87.1, CSAZ94.3 and EN166.
With HoloLens 2, Microsoft is introducing Customization Programs to allow customers and partners to customize this accordingly to fit their various work needs.
Apart from the above detail Microsoft also unveiled a short video of this tool, which shows each part separately in complete detail. To watch the video of this headset, visit Youtube.