Project Xray: Microsoft HoloLens virtual PC-games

Project Xray: Microsoft HoloLens virtual PC-games

As a Microsoft Executive Terry Myerson began on Tuesday evening to present the novelties of the group, could not be imagined, that, finally, the first laptop in the Windows group would be the Highlight. Rather, it seemed as if he had started at the same place with the Highlight, as he showed new developments for the computer glasses HoloLens.

Under the name Project Xray Microsoft has developed in the past few months, a game for the HoloLens, the real and the virtual reality that connects. “Mixed reality” is the name of the group – and it looks impressive.

On the stage, it was shown how a player with Holobrille a virtual laser gun in the face as a hologram on the Arm. Seconds later, cracks began to form in a wall, to the left, finally, so that a virtual robot could this creep forth.

In the following minutes, a rule broke out in the on-stage constructed living room the rights of a battle, in which the player had to use his laser weapon against the attacks of more and more robots to the military.

The Striking aspect of this: it was Shown in the scene how you, an observer would see to the other, as the player is experiencing. During the namely, aggressive sheet metal creatures come, and Laser pulses through the room, twitching sees, it appears to an outsider as if the man would stumble completely erratic with his arms waving through the room.

The Demonstration was fulfilled in any case, its purpose, and is likely to have attracted so many viewers the desire to Microsoft’s HoloLens.

The will, however, remain for a while yet unfulfilled, because when and at what price the device will come to market, it still remains unclear. Software developers can now order a Entwicklerset the HoloLens. However, it will be delivered only in the beginning of 2016 and it will cost a stately 3000 dollars.

New Smartphones, Tablets and a bracelet

In addition to the Project Xray and the Surface Book, Microsoft has introduced some other new products. Here, everything Important in the near future:

With the models of Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL, Microsoft has unveiled its first smartphone specially developed for Windows 10. And besides, the first real upper class-Lumias, since a Long time. The most important difference is that The 950 has a 5.2-inch screen, the 950 XL, he is 5.7 inches in size. The resolution is identical for both, it is 2560 x 1440 pixels.

The second major difference: The Lumia 950, a six-core processor 1.8 GHz, the 950 XL is an eight-core Chip with 2 GHz. A 20-Megapixel camera and Windows 10 have both.

From the beginning of December, the devices will be available in Germany, then the 599 Euro (Lumia 950) and 699 euros (Lumia 950 XL) costs. It has also been mentioned in the new Lumia 550, which is to be offered for 139 euros.

The Anti-Apple Tablet, Version 4

Also new to the Surface Pro 4 is. Microsoft’s new Tablet computer has remain unchanged, is now a slightly larger screen, indicating to 12.3 inches 2736 x 1824 pixels. The supplied pen to by a single battery charge for a year to keep. In addition, he can use more pressure than in the past to distinguish and is held magnetically on the housing of the tablet.

The Windows 10 voice assistant Cortana can be activated on the Tablet by holding the pen down. The performance of the new flat computer was 30 percent higher than that of the predecessor model, and 50 percent higher than that of a Macbook Air, says Microsoft.

The Surface Pro 4 can be ordered with up to 16 GB of RAM and up to 1 TB SSD. From the age of 12. November is in Germany, with prices starting at € 999 available.

The Fitness Bracelet, Version 2

In addition to all of the computers and the Smartphones group also showed a new Version of the Fitness band Microsoft Band. The screen is curved, this device easily, so that the bracelet adapts better to the shape of the hand joints.

In addition to the in such devices the usual motion sensors and a GPS receiver, the Microsoft Band 2 has a built-in Barometer for altitude measurement.

From the 30. October is in the United States for 249 dollars that can be ordered. The question of whether, when and at what price in Germany will be offered, could not answer Microsoft on Tuesday evening. The first model was introduced in Germany.

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