Microsoft teases next-gen HoloLens ahead of February 24 show

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Unveiling will happen at Cell World Congress.

Peter Shiny

New HoloLens teaser

Microsoft is anticipated to expose a recent version of its HoloLens headset at Cell World Congress later this month. The firm has an tournament scheduled for February 24, and that date is being promoted in the reasonably mysterious video published by HoloLens’ creator Alex Kipman.

The planned 2019 liberate of the next-generation headset was as soon as leaked final year. Codenamed Sydney, the recent mannequin is anticipated to be lighter, extra happy, and sport a better tag. The sensors are up to this level (more seemingly to something discontinuance to the Project Kinect for Azure standalone sensor), and Microsoft has confirmed that this may maybe occasionally encompass an up to this level Holographic Processing Unit (HPU) with AI acceleration capabilities. The processor is believed to be a Qualcomm Snapdragon 850, replacing the Intel Atom of the first-generation unit.

This comes as Microsoft has sold out of customary HoloLens models. Neither the developer equipment nor the commercial version is obtainable to make a decision.

The recent HPU had its possess minute teaser video, too.

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