Follow PhoneArena, Microsoft has a close partnership with Samsung on Office Mobile and other apps installed on handsets from Samsung, the world’s largest phone maker.
Not only Microsoft, many big companies like Apple and Facebook are also actively developing new generation virtual reality and augmented reality products.
In March 2021, Samsung is said to have assembled a task force to probe the possibility of a HoloLens partnership, involving multiple parts, and was subsequently given the green light to take on the challenge of becoming a manufacturer. Microsoft AT/VR device.
As reported by insiders, the commercialization of Microsoft’s HoloLens wearable device leveraging Samsung’s technical prowess will take place after the end of the development contract in 2024. Samsung’s purchase of AR company DigiLens, along with display expertise may be what prompted Microsoft to work with them on their next HoloLens effort.
DigiLens is known for its waveguide technology used to bend light from the video playing on the screen to the glass in augmented reality devices because the user needs to be able to see their surroundings simultaneously with the virtual objects on the screen. screen.
The move suggests that the HoloLens 3 could be seen as a direct answer to the Apple Glasses headphones that are expected to be available as soon as next year. Microsoft has sold about 200,000 HoloLens 2 devices this year and they will have to pour a lot of resources to make the third version stand out because not only Apple, but also Facebook’s Meta is expected soon. released its own augmented reality devices.