Augmented/Virtual/Mixed Reality

Using Azure and Unity to Integrate Business with AR/VR Applications

Integrating Data Exchange Between Business Applications and AR/VR Applications  The number of enterprises creating business applications using augmented and virtual reality is growing exponentially, with estimates putting the market at $300 billion by 2024. Due to the success of AR and VR entertainment applications, enterprising businesses are realizing the power which AR and VR applications have in engaging their audiences. Businesses are…

Easing Collaboration for Remote Surgery with HoloLens 2

Mount Sinai Health System, in partnership with SphereGen and Microsoft’s HoloLens 2 equipped with Dynamics 365 Remote Assist (RA), have taken another step-in realizing Mt. Sinai’s mission – to provide global surgical health to places around the world that are underserved. Since this project began in August 2020, Remote Surgery with HoloLens 2 technology has…

guides

Microsoft Dynamics Guides: Best Practices

Training with Microsoft’s Dynamics Guides Microsoft’s Dynamics Guides is a useful tool to provide visual and audio aides for step-by-step instructions and hands-on training.  Using the Hololens 2, Guides displays holograms, images, text, and video to achieve effective, interactive training manuals.   Creating a Guide is easy and intuitive. Below, we talk about some of…

HoloLens 2 User Experience Improvements

Improved User Experience on the HoloLens2  The HoloLens 2 has made several improvements in user experience and capabilities over its predecessor. I am going to cover a few improvements where the user will experience the largest benefits of HoloLens 2. Comfort   Although the first HoloLens headset (HL1) was groundbreaking in many ways, the actual hardware did come with some problems. Sacrifices were made, especially in the…

Why Wait? Hit the Ground Running with HoloLens 2!

Microsoft’s second-generation mixed reality headset, the Hololens 2, was announced back in March of this year with a release slated for the end of 2019. The new device introduces features that will allow for innovative solutions across a variety of industries including construction, medicine, manufacturing, and education. These features include the same spatial understanding that…