One step closer to our private holodeck?

Have you marveled at the Star Trek Holodeck? Wished you could create fictional / realistic environment at the comfort of your own home?

Then look no further because today Microsoft presented it’s HoloLens system, less than a week after Google announced it would be ceasing production of it’s Google Glass prototype.

Microsoft in no newcomer in the area of Mixed / Augmented / Virtual Reality, having several previous forays into the field – like the RoomAlive project shown below.

That’s yesterday’s news though – Let’s hail the “new era of holographic computing” as presented in the following HoloLens promotional video:

 

Mr. Spock would surely be impressed – although I’m still conflicted between his apparatus design vs the HoloLens… Which one do you prefer?

holodeck

 

 

 

 

One thought on “One step closer to our private holodeck?

  1. Pingback: Augmented Reality returns to … its roots! | Elias on tech, business and everything else...

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s