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Microsoft shows how its 3D holographic tech will work in your living roomMicrosoft's Alex Kipman demonstrates the latest iteration of Microsoft Holographic, letting users interact with Windows 10 in their living rooms.
And today we take the next step. In unveiling the Windows holographic platform. Focus on you the dreamers, the creators, the Windows developers. So let's get started by taking a tour of WIndows holographic. Now before we start let me explain the set up a little bit. Darren is wearing a HoloLens and he sees this globe we showed you in January right in his world. Now we also have this custom camera rig over here, so that you can see the holograms up on these screens, as if the camera is wearing a HoloLens Now, when we introduced Windows Holographic, the globe was just a slide. Today, Darren is experiencing it as a universal Windows app. And guess what? It's running on Windows [INAUDIBLE]. Welcome to Windows Holographic. This is life with holograms. And as you can see, Darren has customized his space. Instead of digging through menus, everything is right where he wants it. Yeah, whether it's Microsoft Edge, photos or video apps, these are simply universal Windows apps that replaced his holograms. So, whether it's the slate on the wall, Or something a little bit more dimensional. Like my loyal companion Fang here. Hey, buddy. You can customize your space the way you want it. Now, I want to add something to my space. So, I'm gonna pull up my holographic start menu. And, I'm going to open up Skype. I'm the worst at keeping in touch. So, I'm gonna take the people that matter most to me, and, I'm gonna pin em to this wall right here. That way, every time I walk into this room, I'll see their smiling faces, and be inspired to reach out to them. We're all creatures of habit, and we do different things in different spaces in our homes. This stage, as an example, is modeled after Darin's apartment. Yah and this is where I'd hang out in my apartment and surround myself with the applications that I want to access or, or just check out. For example I'm planning a trip to Hawaii in a couple weeks. So I placed this awesome weather app over here so when I'm moving around I can easily glance at it, reference it, and understand what the weather's going to be like when I get there. Hopefully, still hot. Then if I look up here on the wall, to my left, I've got a video player. I simply reach out, air tap, and I'm right in the action. Now, what if Darren had things to do around the house. He shouldn't be confined to watching just on one wall, he should be able to take his entertainment with him anywhere, and remain hence free as he does it Yeah. So all I need to say is, follow me. Now wherever I go in my house, my entertainment tags along. [APPLAUSE] All right. And where it gets where I'm going. I simply place it, and we I can scale it as big as I want. [NOISE] Now, that's not something just a video player does, every single universal Windows app has the same capabilities. For example, I've placed a calendar over here because as Alex will tell you I'm late for pretty much every meeting. So this makes it a guy like me makes it a lot easier for me to just check in and see what I've got coming up next. We're discovering uses for holograms every day. We know with all you here at Build, putting your minds to work, we are going to be discovering new uses every second. I hope you have an inspiring time at Build. We'll see you out there. Thank you Darren.