MICROSOFT MAKES HOLOGRAMS A REALITY

While we’re all kind of getting used to the idea of wearable technology, Microsoft is taking it to the next futuristic step with HoloLens. Instead of just presenting information to you with a heads up display like Google Glass, or dropping you into an alternate world like Oculus Rift, Microsoft’s HoloLens melds the two presentations together, projecting holograms in front of you that will be viewable in your own environment.

While still in the early stages of development, the HoloLens could have amazing implications for your everyday use, from video calls to video games, and from watching TV to linking up to external cameras and watching anything up to and including footage from the Mars rovers!

Much like when we first heard about Google Glass and Oculus Rift, it’ll probably be a couple of years before Microsoft HoloLens becomes a part of our everyday lives, but if it means bringing holograms into it, then we reckon it’s probably worth the wait.

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