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XR Announcements and Themes Fresh From Microsoft Ignite

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The second edition of Ignite, Microsoft’s annual software event, took place this week (November 2-4) virtually once again – hosted in Teams, naturally. Insights From Microsoft’s CEO Himself. If there is one takeaway from the event, it’s exactly what you might have guessed: Microsoft is going long on the metaverse.

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Newly Revealed Microsoft Patent Points Towards HoloLens 2

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Microsoft is set to announce their HoloLens 2 in February. Do these patents show the future of Microsoft’s AR device? There’s currently a lot of discussion surrounding Microsoft’s HoloLens 2, which is rumored to be making its unveiling at Mobile World Congress in February. Exciting times for AR technology, indeed.

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Xbox Cloud Gaming to Launch on Quest as Meta Strengthens Microsoft Partnership

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Quest 2 users will soon be able to play Xbox games thanks to a growing partnership between Meta and Microsoft announced at Connect that will not only bring Xbox Cloud Gaming to the platform, but also a host of Windows productivity tools. ” Just who that “closed ecosystem” company is at this point remains to be seen.

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Our First Look At Microsoft HoloLens 2

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Microsoft debuts their latest mixed reality device at Mobile World Conference 2019. OK, I will be able give a more definite verdict after I actually get a hands-on demo first thing tomorrow, but in the meantime, here are our first impressions from having seen the live demos on the stage here at MWC Barcelona. Spatial Anchors.

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Is Microsoft Planning a Mixed Reality Showcase?

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Next week, Microsoft Ignite 2023 will kick off, where the leading computing firm will showcase its latest innovations over a two-day schedule, which covers the firm’s comprehensive product portfolio. Hightens Hololens Use Cases In late October, Microsoft highlighted new features in its Dynamics 365 Guides Version 9.0

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Report: Microsoft Holding a HoloLens 2 Press Event Next Month

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According to a report from The Verge , an upcoming Microsoft press event is likely to offer the first glimpse of HoloLens 2. Microsoft sent out press invites this week to an event that it will host just ahead of MWC 2019 in Barcelona next month. Kipman was the one to introduce the world to the original HoloLens back in 2015.

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Report: Samsung & Microsoft Boost “MR” Partnership, Samsung Builds Wireless AR/VR Headset

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Samsung appears to be making a strategic partnership with Microsoft as it produces what Korean Times reports is a “powerful cordless headset that supports both augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR).” “Definitely, Samsung plans to use in-house application processors, OLED displays and sensors. .

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