HoloLens-sdk comes on March 30 from including games and applications – update




Microsoft has started accepting pre-orders for the developer version of its HoloLens. According to Fortune, the augmented-reality glasses should be released on March 30th. It costs $ 3000, converted about 2750 euros and comes with various games and applications.

Fortune explains each of the games and applications in an article that has since been taken offline again. The same article claimed that the augmented-reality glasses will be released on March 30th. According to reports give Kudo Tsunoda, vice president of Microsoft, in a blog explaining all bundled applications from the HoloLens. Thus Microsoft’s glasses are delivered with three games: Fragments, Young Conker, and RoboRaid. For helping developers HoloLens would come with programs like HoloStudio. Furthermore, the glasses are equipped HoloTour and a special version of Skype.

conker Young Conker goes back to Rares popular squirrel Conker, known for games like Conker’s Bad Fur Day, and places it in the real world with the HoloLens. The augmented-reality game adapts to the environment in which the player is located. According to Tsunoda is basing levels in the vicinity of the player is a good way to avoid having to put less focus during development environments. Instead, the emphasis can be put on gameplay.

Fragments is a crime game where players can inspect clues and solve crimes. By talking to characters using the augmented reality sit on the sofa for instance, the story is told. This makes the living room is near the crime game.

RoboRaid is the new name for Project X-Ray, a game that was playing during E3 2015. It is a first-person shooter in which aliens come through the walls. By making use of the not yet announced Clicker, the player can defend themselves. The Clicker can probably be linked to the HoloLens through bluetooth and is used in a video showing the glasses start menu displays. RoboRaid uses sound to let the player know where the next attack is coming from. Tsunoda says that the game illumines how actions can be linked to gestures, eye movements and voice commands.

HoloLens Clicker

HoloStudio is an application for 3D programs can be developed. This has some similarities with the Epic Games program that virtual reality can be in the virtual world built . The program would teach developers how interactions can be implemented through the HoloLens in games and other applications.

Furthermore, communicating the glasses comes with a special edition of Skype, which allows people using a Windows device in what Microsoft calls the “holographic world. As a final application will bring the HoloLens HoloTour. With this application the user is in places like Rome and Machu Picchu posted. Then the user can walk around on the sites offered.

In summer, Microsoft will release a new application: Action Gram. Tsunoda says it’s a holographic media narrative architecture that allows developers to mix holographic content with the real world. For now, the HoloLens is only available for developers in the United States and Canada that are registered with the Windows Insider program.

Update 15:20: The blog which Fortune got his information is now available online at the Microsoft website. Both the delivery date if all these games and applications are secured therein. Furthermore, it talked about more developer support through documents and videos. This includes information on how holographic app can be developed for Microsoft’s Universal Windows platform, which can be developed for both Windows 10 and Xbox One.


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