Microsoft’s HoloLens to help NASA scientists explore Mars

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Of all the announcements Microsoft made during Wednesday’s Windows 10 event, HoloLens, the company’s new virtual reality headset, almost immediately dominated the news.

But it’s not just gamers and developers who have ambitious plans for the deviceNASA also plans to use the futuristic tech to allow scientists to explore the surface of Mars with its HoloLens-enabled software called OnSight.

Microsoft and NASA scientists at the organization’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in California teamed up to create the software, which works in conjunction with the HoloLens. Read more…

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