Most people are probably familiar with Microsoft’s HoloLens as strictly a piece of futuristic augmented reality hardware. They may not be aware that a key component of Microsoft’s augmented reality is an underlying application development platform called Windows Holographic.
Microsoft provides documentation for HoloJS that should help developers get started, as long as they’re using Visual Studio 16 with Update 3 and have access to the HoloLens emulator. What this means for the rest of us is there is now another way for developers to make HoloLens apps and we will have to keep hoping Microsoft will release their augmented reality hardware at affordable prices sometime in the near future.
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