Sharing a hologram between multiple HoloLens devices Part 2

It was an interesting week, last week, getting two HoloLens devices to coordinate. After talking about the network infrastructure, last time, today we’re going to look at other levels of the problem.

Logistically there’s a requirement to have two devices: it might be possible to get it all working with a mix of devices and emulators, but that seems like a stretch. And you’d need – in any case – to test with physical devices at some point. The good news is that HoloLens distribution is gradually opening up – with devices now available to pre-order in Australia, Ireland, France, Germany, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom – so getting hold of multiple devices is becoming simpler (if still $3K a pop).

From a physical (human) perspective, it’s been a hard thing to do when you have only one head: this is not the first – and probably won’t be the last – time I’ve been envious of Zaphod Beeblebrox. It’s possible to have multiple “Mixed Reality Capture”…

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