Microsoft Now Hosts Free HoloLens Demos Across US & Canada

Road to VR

Microsoft Stores across the US and Canada are now hosting free HoloLens demos, so you can finally see what the hubbub is all about. Appointments, a Microsoft phone operator told Road to VR , aren’t necessarily required in some cases, although this depends on the location, so it’s best to confirm beforehand to double-check that both a demo unit and demo slot is available. Here’s the full list of the participating Microsoft Stores: UNITED STATES.

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Enterprise VR Specialist Varjo Opens US Headquarters

Peter Graham

Varjo Technologies, the Finnish company behind the $6,000 USD Varjo VR-1 industrial virtual reality (VR) headset continues to accelerate its global expansion plans this week announcing the opening of its new US headquarters in Arlington, Virginia. With the same screens and eye-tracking, the Varjo XR-1 includes two front-facing 12mp cameras with an 82 x 82 degrees field of view (FoV) putting the headset ahead of rivals like Magic Leap and Microsoft HoloLens.