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HoloLens shipments begin today to developers and enterprise partners

Microsoft announced that HoloLens shipments are officially starting today, March 30, to developers and enterprise partners. On stage at Build 2016, co-creator Kuto Sunuda brought out a boxed unit to reveal more information and details and provide another update. An app from the Project "Share your idea", Galaxy Explorer, will be made available on the Windows Store shortly, and all of the code from it is going to be online through GitHub. HoloLens will be incorporating Gaze, gesture and other support, while also working on bringing videos and blog posts to the unit. There are a number of partners already doing some really great things with HoloLens.

For example, Japan Airlines is using it for training, Case Wester Reserve University is using it to image human anatomy in 3D. It also allows for them to have remote interactions with other HoloLens users as it imports head and hand movement. Some of the other partners include Taqtile, Lowes, VW, Cleveland Clinic, JPL, NASA, Thyssenkrupp, Identity Mine, Airbus, Trimble, Audi, Audio Kinetic, Autodesk, Volvo, Saab and many others. We have barely seen the beginning of what the HoloLens is capable of, and we have already seen some incredible uses for it.

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5 Comments
  • FINALLY!!
    can I get one for free !?
  • Great to hear that the development kit is finally shipping. Also, that box looks pretty cool.
  • I will hate to be in that best buy line before opening hours tomorrow for that hololens kit
  • It's not a release for end-users, that's a long way off, purely for devs & enterprise.
  • Aww, you didn't take a picture of them hugging!