Hololens 2 gets Firefox Reality browser as the web adapts to AR

Microsoft Hololens 2

Microsoft Hololens 2

However, the first HoloLens headset was a very bulky device to put on your head.

To open the Mobile World Congress Sunday, Microsoft unveiled the HoloLens 2 with better hand tracking and improved direct hologram manipulation without complementary hand controllers. The HoloLens 2 should also be more comfortable to wear for longer periods of time as a result, which would be ideal for those working long hours on intense projects, like surgeons and construction workers.

Microsoft Technical Fellow Alex Kipman shows off the new HoloLens 2.

HoloLens 2 also boasts a new display system with a new time-of-flight sensor, and is created to be more comfortable than the previous version. It also features superior battery life, having switched out Intel's Cherry Trail parts for an ARM-based Qualcomm Snapdragon 850.

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Gobert tipped in the tying basket with 33.7 seconds left, and George and Mitchell each missed jumpers in the closing seconds. Twice during the 2016-17 season Westbrook had flirted with breaking Chamberlain's mark but fell short with seven straight.

"This prototype of Firefox Reality for HoloLens 2 will ensure that the immersive web works for all users, regardless of device they are on", said Lars Bergstrom, director of engineering for Mozilla's mixed reality group, in a blog post Monday.

"We have more than doubled the field of view in HoloLens 2, while maintaining the industry-leading holographic density of 47 pixels per degree of sight", it said.

Microsoft also released a fact sheet for the Azure Kinect, another new device announced at MWC.

"At its core is the time-of-flight depth sensor we developed for HoloLens 2, high-def RGB camera and a 7-microphone circular array that will enable development of advanced computer vision and speech solutions with Azure", explained the company. As Wired explains, this essentially means HoloLens 2 has the equivalent of two 2K displays, one for each eye, whereas the original had the equivalent of two 720p displays. However, the company clearly knows that this technology should eventually be in every home.

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