Microsoft stunned the world with its first Augmented Reality goggles. HoloLens are a very interesting gadget, though, not for any wallet. Already its sequel, the HoloLens 2, are expected to arrive within a year with the new Qualcomm XR1 processor.
It was during the presentation of Windows 10 that the company of Redmond made us known their first HoloLens. At a time when Virtual Reality was still beginning to persuade consumers, Microsoft was betting strongly on Augmented Reality.
In fact, these glasses were the most irreverent gadgets that we saw being unveiled at that time. His premise was fantastic and the expectation quickly gained levels previously seen.
However, it was found that they would not be for the average consumer. Its high sales price directed this gadget to the business sector.
Microsoft HoloLens 2 arrive in 2019 with Qualcomm XR1 processor
Now, after all these years, we are already talking about their successors. Details about the new HoloLens 2 are still sparse, but that should change over the next few months.
Microsoft will hardly be able to maintain the same level of secrecy it has kept around the first generation. Proof of this is to be already advanced that the Microsoft HoloLens 2 will be able to reach the market with the brand new processor Qualcomm XR1.
According to the publication Engadget, the company led by Satya Nadella should move away from Intel processors for this new gadget. Instead, the company should bet on the ARM platform, more specifically on Qualcomm XR1.
This processor of the North American company was unveiled last May with main focus on Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality. Family in which the new HoloLens 2 clearly fit.
This processor is even capable of playing video at 4K 60fps, voice activation and motion detection within a six-degree radius. Already your image capture is processed by your Spectra processor.
For now, there is much more to report on these new Augmented Reality glasses. Your presentation may take place sometime in 2019, but neither is this given as guaranteed for now.