HoloLens represents all that's cool about augmented reality (AR) and a wearable AR headset to Microsoft fans. Yet at half the price, sporting the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, ODG's R8 and R9 AR and virtual reality (VR) smartglasses may have some fans doing a double-take.
Ever since Microsoft demoed HoloLens in 2015 techies have coveted that cool wearable Holographic computer. But at $3000 and an enterprise focus our excitement has been tempered by Microsoft's business strategy that does not yet include consumers.
Still, even with reports of an actual field a view (FOV) that's much smaller than the immersive holographic environments Microsoft likes to demo, we still want an AR headset now.
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