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HoloLens 2 could be much cheaper and lighter

8 days ago   |   By Tech Radar

A new patent by Microsoft has been found that suggests the company is working on making its HoloLens 2 augmented reality headset both less bulky and more affordable. This is encouraging news, as two of the biggest criticisms levelled at the original HoloLens was its chunky design and its incredibly high price. The new patent , titled 'Compact Optical System with Mems Scanners for Image Generation and Object Tracking' , suggests that Microsoft will use one light generation system to create holograms, while also being used for sensing depth and recognising gestures.
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