Microsoft recently unveiled it’s flashy futuristic headset called HoloLens. Engadget briefly described it as a holographic computer headset.
Reports are that the new headset is Microsoft’s mixed version of reality with an added mix of augmented reality and immersive virtual reality.
The Engadget tester didn’t really care for the prototype he demoed. The review said, “in it current state it kinda stinks.” Others like reviewers Alaina Yee from IGN have called the HoloLens truly Amazing! Check out Alaina Yee’s on camera interview for more in depth review of Microsoft’s HoloLens.
Microsoft said back in 2010 that it would not venture into the 3D world until the technology matured. With Microsoft’s new HoloLens and Google’s purchase of Oculus Rift, the world of augmented VR
3D-gaming and 3D computing including the 3D printing market. The Future of 3D, augmented reality, and VR seems to be firmly cemented for the near future.