Microsoft announces HoloLens 2 Development Edition

HoloLens 2 Development Edition arrives as Unreal Engine 4 support dated

Microsoft Entices Devs to HoloLens 2 Development Edition with Azure Credit, Trial Software

One week ahead of its Build developer conference (May 6-8), Microsoft announced its HoloLens 2 Development Edition, a $3,500 package for developers working on the platform. One of the big knocks on the first HoloLens was a narrow field of vision, but the new version has doubled that.

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HoloLens arrived back in 2016, developers have been experimenting with a variety of mixed reality use cases, but it's the solution-focused apps for industries like architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC), automotive and transportation that have resonated. It looks like Microsoft has now chose to releases HoloLens 2 Development Edition based on the feedback from developers around the world. That monthly payment plan will be more palatable for many.

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Developers who want to pre-order the HoloLens 2 Development Edition should join the Mixed Reality Developer Program, a Microsoft spokesperson said.

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The HoloLens 2 Development Edition will offer the same headset priced at $3,500 (or as low as $99/month), but in a bundle that will include $500.00 in Azure credits as well as 3-month free trials of Unity Pro and the Unity PiXYZ Plugin for CAD data. We got to spend some hands-on time with the retail version of the HoloLens 2, and were impressed by its ability to overlay high-resolution graphics on top of real objects. Microsoft needs developers to build the HoloLens ecosystem, and it's also announcing that HoloLens 2 will get Unreal Engine 4 support by the end of May. For now, the priority is building the platform - and developers are how you do that.

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