HoloLens Emulator Will Be Available On March 30

Microsoft has already started putting templates of the documentation of its mixed reality device, HoloLens development online. You will be able to build HoloLens apps using Visual Studio 2015 Update 2 with some additional tools. Check out What do you need to build HoloLens apps.

However, to build and test HoloLens apps, developers don’t need to buy a $3,000 device. Microsoft Visual Studio team will be shipping a HoloLens emulator that can be used to build and test apps. The preview of HoloLens emulator will look like the following.


The HoloLens Emulator documentation is already available now. But as you can see from the documentation, the emulator will be available on March 30, the day actual device will start shipping.