Microsoft HoloLens Prototyping
The New Brunswick Community College – Centre for Applied Research in Mobile & Ubiquitous Computing
The NBCC Mobile First Technology initiative (MFTi) develops mixed reality applications for the Microsoft HoloLens, which is, according to the company, "the first self-contained, holographic computer".
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MFTi has developed a number of prototypes for the HoloLens since Q4 2016. Two demo videos are provided below. Our work on this device lead to the development of an advanced prototype as part of our Integration of Mixed Reality and GPS-based Positioning to Support Public Works Applications project.
- This video provides an overview of our Microsoft HoloLens work. [MOV]
- This video shows a Microsoft HoloLens application developed by MFTi that demonstrates image recognition using a small painting and manipulation of a mediated reality image generated next to that painting. This was a precursor to the art gallery demo below. [MPEG4]
- This video shows a Microsoft HoloLens application developed by MFTi that demonstrates an art gallery use case. [MPEG4]
- This video shows a Microsoft HoloLens application developed by MFTi that demonstrates the use of a 3D Cube as a control for a mediated reality image. [MPEG4]
- Calvin Smith, Research Technician
- William McIver Jr., Ph.D., NSERC Industrial Research Chair in Mobile First Technology, Principal Investigator
- IGT, Moncton, New Brunswick
- Kognitiv Spark, Hanwell New Brunswick
- Government of New Brunswick - Industry Innovation Challenge Program
- New Brunswick Innovation Fund - Research Assistantships Initiative & Research Technician Initiative
- National Sciences and Engineering Research Council - Industrial Research Chair for Colleges
William McIver Jr., Ph.D.
NSERC Industrial Research Chair in Mobile & Ubiquitous Computing
Centre for Applied Research in Mobile & Ubiquitous Computing
New Brunswick Community College
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