Microsoft has been rumored to launch a successor to the HoloLens, allegedly called the HoloLens 2. Now, a new teaser by the company hints at its entry at the upcoming Mobile World Congress 2019 in Barcelona.
Alex Kipman, Technical Fellow, Mixed Reality and AI at Microsoft, recently posted a 42-second long video, tipping at the new launch at its MWC 2019 event scheduled for February 24.
While the video doesn’t clearly show the next-gen holographic headset, it does feature a processor (could be an AI chip) likely to be that of the HoloLens 2.
2.24.19 #MWC19 – are you excited? I know I am…https://t.co/nO8apOLrGB pic.twitter.com/JXENF2nzEq
— Alex Kipman (@akipman) February 11, 2019
Despite the lack of details regarding the new Microsoft headset, it is suggested that HoloLens 2 is likely to be more comfortable and support a wider field of view.
Microsoft could incorporate its latest Kinect processor into the HoloLens 2 and is expected to launch two variants: one with a Qualcomm processor and another with custom Windows.
However, as concrete details are unavailable, we’d like you to take the aforementioned information with a grain of salt.
To catch up with everything that Microsoft makes official at the event, stay tuned to Fossbytes.
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