IoT Combined with Augmented Reality Creates Advanced User Experiences

As the Internet of Things (IoT) is getting built out and becoming much more popular there are many aspects of the technology that need to mature. Security will become a bigger issue over time, but the actual usability of IoT devices will likely become a problem even sooner. After all, if it’s too difficult to manage all the devices within a home or office then things will quickly become too cumbersome. The Microsoft HoloLens brings a unique and innovative ability to IoT management from an end user perspective. This unique ability is to enable mixing Augmented Reality with IoT. Continue reading

HoloLens Environment Mapping Video Capture

Here’s a short video I recorded using the Microsoft HoloLens showing the animation of the HoloLens mapping the environment. This is exactly what the user sees when they are using Microsoft HoloLens as it overlays a wireframe over the room as it builds a 3D model in memory. This 3D model is then used for intelligently placing virtual objects, aka Holograms, within the room as well as the HoloLens knowing its current position within 3D space at all times. Continue reading