1. YKinase's Avatar
    Would it be possible to incorporate the Hololens depth scanner (mini-Kinect) and dual 4K cameras to record 180degree 3D content, depth mapped and used for a VR-videogram. Similar to the forthcoming Hololens app for sending Hologram-grams. Scenes could be viewed on Hololens or full 360 VR. MS research developed a prototype 3D scanner phone app in 2013 that uses a single lens. Check Out Microsoft?s 3D-Scanning Windows Phone App | Pocketnow

    If initial adoption for Hololens is promising, a "Surface Phone" or appropriately named flagship that works as a companion to the Hololens could work. Maybe 2018.
    03-05-2016 11:20 PM
  2. Vittorio Vaselli's Avatar
    If Google with project Tango can do it, i think Microsoft can do it too. Remember at the Hololens presentation Kipman said: "Every windows device is shipped with holographic API" who knows!?
    03-06-2016 03:22 PM
  3. YKinase's Avatar
    Yeah, it does make sense if the holographic API is accessible through devices like smart phones. One could potentially view Holograms on the phone screen just like a hololens. Of course, it would not necessarily be 3D, though 3D glasses-free displays are certainly possible. Something to chew on I guess. Waiting until Wave 3 of Hololens Dev Kits to get my hands on my own and start tinkering!
    03-07-2016 01:10 PM

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