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Develop Microsoft HoloLens Apps Now

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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxv
  2. The Windows 10 Development Environment and HoloLens

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Allen G. Taylor
      Pages 3-7
    3. Allen G. Taylor
      Pages 9-11
    4. Allen G. Taylor
      Pages 13-15
    5. Allen G. Taylor
      Pages 17-18
    6. Allen G. Taylor
      Pages 19-46
  3. Building Apps

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 47-47
    2. Allen G. Taylor
      Pages 49-54
    3. Allen G. Taylor
      Pages 55-57
  4. Developing with the Unity Framework

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 59-59
    2. Allen G. Taylor
      Pages 75-90
    3. Allen G. Taylor
      Pages 91-100
    4. Allen G. Taylor
      Pages 101-124
    5. Allen G. Taylor
      Pages 125-149
  5. Deep Dive into HoloLens

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 151-151
    2. Allen G. Taylor
      Pages 153-159
    3. Allen G. Taylor
      Pages 161-167
    4. Allen G. Taylor
      Pages 169-182

About this book

Introduction

Get started as an application developer for the Microsoft HoloLens. The technology is new and this is the first book to describe the HoloLens wearable augmented reality device and provide step-by-step instructions on how developers can use the HoloLens SDK to create Windows 10 applications that merge holographic virtual reality with the wearer’s actual environment.

Best-selling author Allen G. Taylor explains how to develop and deliver HoloLens applications via Microsoft’s ecosystem for third-party apps. Readers will learn how HoloLens differs from other virtual and augmented reality devices and how to create compelling applications to fully utilize its capabilities.

You will learn:

  • The features and capabilities of HoloLens
  • How to build a simple Windows 10 app optimized for HoloLens
  • The tools and resources contained in the HoloLens SDK
  • How to build several HoloLens apps, using the SDK tools   

Keywords

Hololens augmented reality AR virtual reality VR hologram holographic Microsoft

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Oregon CityUSA

About the authors

Allen G. Taylor is an independent software developer, educator, and early adopter of HoloLens technology. He is the author of more than 40 books and speaks internationally on science and technology and their impact on society. Allen can be reached at allen.taylor@ieee.org. He blogs at allengtaylor.com and posts items of interest at moontube.wordpress.com. Allen's Twitter handle is @SQLwriter.

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