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Events HoloLens

HoloLens Room Scanner Beta

Exciting NEWS: we launched a private beta of our HoloLens Room Scanner app recently among select HoloLens developers. From this great HoloDevelopers community (slack channel hosted by Jesse McCulloch), we obtained valuable feedback which already helped us fix critical bugs and make significant improvements (we already iterated to version 1.0.5 within a week). Big thanks to all the developers who participated […]

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Events HoloLens

Short Films Made with HoloLens

This July was full of excitement for video production. Firstly, in response to the many creative ideas, realized using Apple’s newly announced ARKit, Sky made a quick Pacific Rim video using HoloLens Actiongram. The warm reception of this video on Twitter was a pleasant surprise for all of us. Later in July, we released 2 videos made […]

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Events HoloLens

Meeting Actiongram Team in Seattle

Waking up in Seattle, getting ready for meeting @HoloLens Actiongram team today, pleasantly surprised by new sci-fi holograms! pic.twitter.com/JSPYHNl1JO — Sky Z (@skyzdev) May 10, 2017 Earlier in May, I had the pleasure of travelling to Seattle and meeting with Microsoft Actiongram team. The team was very well organized and the experience was well coordinated. Among […]

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GameDev HoloLens

HoloLens Lady Reloaded: Bird’s Eye View

HoloLens Lady Reloaded update, features: xbox controller input, enhanced 3D minimap, and self-representation within minimap. This provides a 3rd-person bird’s eye view of holographic interactions, as previously seen in the first person shooter demos titled “Lightning Strikes Back” and “Zapocana”. First time working with an Xbox One controller on the HoloLens, and this was a […]

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GameDev HoloLens

Hololens Lady Warrior Loaded

Another month has gone by. Developing for Hololens was a very emotionally rewarding experience. You can see your creations in action and share your experience with others. Of course, the happiness is only amplified because of all the frustration that happened during debugging, before you get everything to work as designed.   Without further ado, here is my playing […]

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GameDev HoloLens

Hololens Lady Warrior

Yes, it’s been 2 weeks since I got my Hololens, and I still haven’t made a post… I was too late to the party for uploading an unboxing video anyways, so instead let me share a mixed-reality capture of animations, voice commands, and spatial mapping. The idea is simple: gaze at a position on the spatial-mapped floor, and use […]