Beginning Windows Mixed Reality Programming

For HoloLens and Mixed Reality Headsets

  • Sean Ong

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxvi
  2. Getting Started

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
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  3. Building Holographic Experiences

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      Pages 53-53
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  4. Growing as a Holographic Developer

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      Pages 153-153
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  5. Back Matter
    Pages 217-222

About this book


Develop applications and experiences for Microsoft’s HoloLens and other Windows mixed reality devices. This easy-to-follow guide removes the mystery behind creating amazing augmented reality experiences. Mixed reality development tools and resources are provided.

Beginning Windows Mixed Reality Programming clearly explains all the nuances of mixed reality software development. You'll learn how to create 3D objects and holograms, interact with holograms using voice commands and hand gestures, use spatial mapping and 3D spatial sound, build with Microsoft's HoloToolkit, create intuitive user interfaces, and make truly awe-inspiring mixed reality experiences. Start building the holographic future today!

What You Will Learn:
  • Prototype ideas quickly 
  • Get started with Unity, the preferred tool for animating 3D objects. 
  • Explore where to find 3D models for your project, or make your own! 
  • Use spatial sound, voice commands, and gestures
  • Build with the HoloToolkit to make apps the easy way
  • Publish to the Windows Store and make money from your app


Virtual Reality Augmented Reality Mixed Reality Windows Holographic Microsoft HoloToolkit Unity 3D Gesture-based User Interface Windows Store Spatial Mapping Spatial Sound

Authors and affiliations

  • Sean Ong
    • 1
  1. 1.TukwilaUSA

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