Microsoft wants more content for HoloLens before a consumer version is released
Microsoft is apparently going to wait a while before it launches a consumer version of its HoloLens augmented reality headset. Alex Kipman, the head of Microsoft's HoloLens team, stated this week that there isn't enough content for the headset that will work in the consumer market.
Microsoft has already stated that it is targeting business customers for the first version of HoloLens, but it has also shown how the headset could be used for gaming. Re/code reports:
While the upcoming $3,000 developer's version of the HoloLens hardware could, in theory, also be made available to the general public. Kipman says buyers might have an issue with what to do with the headset:
Microsoft is apparently taking lessons from the Kinect motion sensor add-on device that launched for the Xbox 360. While it sold well at first, very few games actually ending up using the device, and it also had its own hardware problems.
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