Microsoft HoloLens Development Kit announced, to be available for $3000

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    At the ongoing Microsoft #Windows10Devices event, the company has announced that it will make HoloLens development kits available in the Q1 of 2016. The company has priced the kits at $3,000, which is about 2lac approximately.

    Microsoft HoloLens Development Kit coming in 2016 for $3000

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    Microsoft says that the company will be accepting applications for the kit starting today. Developers can apply online to buy a unit from Microsoft's website. The headset will initially be available in an invite-only model.

    Microsoft HoloLens Development Kit coming in 2016 for $3000

    As far as the specifcations are concerned, the exact specification details of the kits, these will be fully untethered, in the sense that it will work without needing physical wires, phones or connection to a PC.

    Microsoft HoloLens Development Kit coming in 2016 for $3000

    The company mentioned that the initial developer kit will be visually or functionally similar to the one that the company showed back in January this year.

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    The HoloLens will work as an independent, standalone device, and be powered by a custom "holographic processing unit." The device is a wearable headset that includes a lens which will combine virtual reality, augmented reality and video.

    Microsoft HoloLens Development Kit coming in 2016 for $3000

    Microsoft has not exacty given out the numbert of the kits that will be made available, though the company ha sbeen working with professionals from NASA, and others for now.


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