Windows Mixed Reality

Ushering in the era of Windows Mixed Reality

At an event in San Francisco we unveiled our vision for Windows Mixed Reality, announced SteamVR and AltSpaceVR are coming to Windows Mixed Reality, introduced the new Samsung Odyssey HMD, and kicked off the holiday shopping season by announcing the availability of pre-orders for Windows Mixed Reality headsets at the Microsoft Store.   Looking for an awesome, no-nonsense technical conference for IT Pros, Developers, and DevOps? IT/Dev Connections kicks off in San Francisco in 2017!

Introducing Windows Mixed Reality

Windows Mixed Reality is an amazing new experience combining the thrill of virtual reality with a phenomenal sense of presence. Now, you can travel the world. Get inside the games you love. Even move across time and space. With quick, easy set-up you’ll jump from wonder to wow—and be exploring a wide selection of games, 360 degree videos, and over 20,000 2D apps—in just minutes.   Looking for an awesome, no-nonsense technical conference for IT Pros, Developers, and DevOps? IT/Dev Connections kicks off in San Francisco in 2017!

Experience Windows Mixed Reality

Windows Mixed Reality is an amazing new experience combining the thrill of virtual reality with a phenomenal sense of presence. Now, you can travel the world. Get inside the games you love. Even move across time and space. Choose from a wide selection of great content and immerse yourself in a new reality, with you at the center of everything. With Windows Mixed Reality, you can escape the everyday into a world of imagination.   Looking for an awesome, no-nonsense technical conference for IT Pros, Developers, and DevOps? IT/Dev Connections kicks off in San Francisco in 2017!

Microsoft Confirms Broader Holographic Platform Approach

Microsoft has recently started referring to its holographic vision as “Windows Mixed Reality.” In presser announcements over the last few days, particularly to announce new hardware and a new Windows Mixed Reality Dev Kit from Acer, Microsoft has seemingly adjusted its approach for its augmented reality push. Reaching out to Microsoft, the company supplied the following statement: Microsoft renamed “Windows Holographic” to “Windows Mixed Reality” to be more encompassing of the company’s broader vision for the platform. We’re unifying the mixed reality ecosystem around a platform that enables shared experiences and interoperability between headsets. By opening up the Windows Mixed Reality platform to the industry at large, we anticipate the growth of holo...