Microsoft has announced the shipping date for its HoloLen (Development Version) to be March 30th. Many tech lovers and gamers are excited about this headset since its first unveiled last October.
If you are one of those who want to know all the details about Microsoft HoloLen, here what we know about it.
Unlink other headsets, HoloLens is fully self-contained and there’s built-in Windows 10 inside it. You do not need a PC or phone to use it. Microsoft is using a custom-built Microsoft Holographic Processing Unit (HPU) and an Intel 32 bit processor.
To map spaces, There are an a variety of sensors inside the HoloLens (inertial measurement unit, an ambient light sensor, and four environmental understanding cameras).
The HoloLens has a 2-megapixel HD camera to capture videos and photos and four microphones inside the headset are used to pick up voice commands from users.
HoloLens hardware specifications are:
Optics: See-through holographic lenses (waveguides), 2 HD 16:9 light engines, Automatic pupillary distance calibration
Holographic Resolution: 2.3M total light points
Holographic Density: >2.5k radiants (light points per radian)
Input / Output / Connectivity: Built-in speakers, Audio 3.5mm jack, Volume up/down, Brightness up/down, Power button, Battery status LEDs, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Micro USB 2.0, Bluetooth 4.1 LE
Battery Life: 2-3 hours of active use, Up to 2 weeks of standby time
(Fully functional when charging)
Processors: Intel 32 bit architecture, Custom-built Microsoft Holographic Processing Unit (HPU 1.0)
Memory: 64GB Flash, 2GB RAM
You will find in the box, HoloLens Development Edition, Clicker, Carrying case, Charger and cable, Microfiber cloth, Nose pads and Overhead strap