Microsoft has announced the launch of the first commercial HoloLens app to be available in the Windows Store: SketchUp Viewer. Developed by Trimble, SketchUp Viewer is an app that allows those in the Acrchitecture, Engineering, Construction and Operations (AECO) fields to view and interact with holographic scale 3D models of building projects in mixed reality. Take a look at SketchUp Viewer in action in the introduction video below:
Since its introduction, we've seen HoloLens used in a variety of new and interesting ways, particularly in business and industry applications. SketchUp Viewer is just another example of where Microsoft's work in Windows Holographic could make a big impact, and it will be interesting to see the ways in which other industries and businesses leverage HoloLens for their benefit.
According to Microsoft some of the biggest AEC companies in the world are already using SketchUp Viewer to bring 3D architectural designs to life. For others in the industry, SketchUp Viewer is now available for purchase in the Windows Store for $1,500.
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