Microsoft confirmed the date of commencement of supply HoloLens Development Edition
Microsoft has confirmed that today, February 29, first the developers who have booked HoloLens in the relative section on the website of the company, will receive an invitation to complete a purchase order version Development Edition. Sending the first copies will begin March 30, but only in the USA and Canada. As expected, the price of the version for developers was $ 3,000.
With HoloLens Development Edition, developers will get a chance to experience innovative optical projection system for creating multi-dimensional color holograms and holographic applications controlled by gestures and voice commands. A developer will have a range of ready examples of applications that will give them the necessary inspiration and help to start creating your own applications.
The announcement says that the HoloLens goggles are the only device that supports holographic computing without any external cameras, no wires and no need to be connected to a smartphone or PC. The company adds that the device is working based on software-based Windows 10 and therefore offers a familiar interface and offers access to all the benefits of a unified Windows ecosystem.
As for the hardware, filling the HoloLens contains the following components: produced customized holographic processor, 32-bit CPU Intel, various sensors, a 2-Megapixel HD camera, 4 microphones, 2 GB RAM, 64 GB of internal memory, Bluetooth 4.1, 802.11 ac Wi-Fi and the battery (2 to 3 hours of active use), special charging via the MicroUSB port. All this at a weight equal to 579 to Learn more about the HoloLens on the official project page.