1. leo74's Avatar
    Needless to say, I am more than impressed with HoloLens.
    What I would like to know though is how Microsoft plans on implementing Skype going forward.
    Yes, we saw a demo of it, but it only showed how skype works if only ONE person in the call uses HoloLens.
    Technically I see no way to use skype for more than a voice call if both attendants wear the device, since there simply is no way to capture the caller with video.
    Or will it be a call where each participant sees what the other side sees?
    What would be the use case for that?

    Don't het me wrong, I like what I saw, I just wonder where it might go from there...

    What do you think?
    01-23-2015 10:06 AM
  2. JamesDax's Avatar
    The only way I can see a two way video call using the hololens is if the person using the device is facing a mirror. Hmmm.... I wonder if it would be possible to create a holographic mirror?
    leo74 likes this.
    01-23-2015 10:12 AM
  3. Mohammed Hikmet's Avatar
    Well one person is enough, because how'd you see each other if both of you are wearing Le HoloLens? :P so you can take turns in wearing it in every call haha :P
    01-23-2015 10:23 AM
  4. leo74's Avatar
    I thought abut that too, but all you would see then is a person with the face mostly covered with the HoloLens. Doesn't sound too appealing to me. Maybe there simply isn't much more than the one party HoloLens use case?
    phirefly likes this.
    01-23-2015 10:24 AM
  5. Richard Servello's Avatar
    HoloVatars
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    01-23-2015 11:43 AM
  6. JamesDax's Avatar
    holovatars
    this^
    01-23-2015 11:48 AM
  7. Nicholas Maguire's Avatar
    I never thought about that :P hm, so Hololens isn't as good for Skype video calls as I thought it was.
    01-23-2015 11:49 AM

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