Microsoft updates Windows 10 with Mixed Reality features

TORONTO – Microsoft’s forth iteration of Windows 10, launched today, will have a major upgrade featuring mixed reality tools. Called the Creators update, Microsoft is bringing in more of a 3D look and

Published on: October 17th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

HoloLens 2 with custom AI chip expected in 2019

Microsoft isn't letting Google have all the fun. Less than a week following the announcement of the return of Google Glass in the enterprise the Redmond-based tech giant has unveiled the plans for

Published on: July 25th, 2017 Alex Radu

Google Glass returns for the enterprise

After two years in a limited trial period, Google Glass has come back to life with a new enterprise edition, Glass EE. Google Glass originally failed as a consumer product, but as reported

Published on: July 19th, 2017 Alex Radu

HoloLens to brew better beer

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Microsoft HoloLens isn’t actually brewing beer, but for Deschutes Brewery of Bend, Ore., it helps then reduce waste and improve the quality of its craft beers. Founded in 1988

Published on: July 11th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Avanade expands Microsoft enterprise services with latest acquisition

The system integrator is expanding its reach in the Microsoft enterprise ecosystem with the purchase of global software engineering, design, and digital strategy firm Infusion. The acquisition by Avanade, which is majority owned

Published on: March 7th, 2017 Alex Radu

System integrator pushing AI to the masses

System integrator Avanade is embracing artificial intelligence (AI)  in 2017, and it believes that you should be too. In its Technology Vision 2017, Avanade took a look at an increasingly over-saturated mobile market and

Published on: February 7th, 2017 Alex Radu

Will the HoloLens work as a business device?

If augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) devices are going to succeed, businesses worldwide are going to need to adopt them in order to expand their operations. With the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive,

Published on: January 23rd, 2017 Alex Radu

Microsoft says it has been and continues to be a platform company

Toronto, ON - To Microsoft, the possibilities are only emerging. At Day 1 of the company's annual Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) in downtown Toronto, the software giant was light on announcements, and what was

Published on: July 11th, 2016 Dave Yin

Samsung patents smart contact lenses with augmented reality capabilities

Google may be first to the smart contact lens concept but its application - to help diabetics by measuring the glucose levels in their tears - is limited. For the rest of us that

Published on: April 15th, 2016 Dave Yin

Virtual and augmented reality market projections show even enterprise-consumer split [infographic]

Will virtual and augmented reality take off or will it fizzle out, as some fear may be the case for smart watches? Investment firm Goldman Sachs has released its projections for the market, and the

Published on: April 8th, 2016 Dave Yin

I finally got to try the HoloLens and it both impressed and disappointed

San Francisco, CA - March 30 has come and gone, and with it, the long-awaited shipment of the Microsoft HoloLens. At Build 2016, Microsoft didn't spend so much on big new reveals for

Published on: April 1st, 2016 Dave Yin

Microsoft will ship the HoloLens in March

Thirteen months after announcing the HoloLens last January, Microsoft Corp. is ready to release what it calls the "Development Edition" of its hologram-based augmented reality device to developers, consumers, and businesses alike, the

Published on: February 29th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Video: A quick look at Microsoft’s new Surface lineup

Microsoft made a splash in the channel earlier this month when it unveiled not just the price and release window of the HoloLens, but also new products in the Surface line. CDN got a

Published on: October 22nd, 2015 CDN Staff

Microsoft’s device announcements include HoloLens’ release date and hefty price tag

Hoping to be among the first to building that dream Minecraft creation using the HoloLens? You better start saving up now. Microsoft has announced a release window for the that the highly anticipated headset as well

Published on: October 6th, 2015 Dave Yin