Microsoft Announces Update For HoloLens Development Edition

Microsoft announces the first major software update for Windows Holographic.

It been two months since Microsoft has shipped the first Microsoft HoloLens. The company announces that they have begun to ship devices to developers for the second wave of application.
 
Microsoft states,
 
“It has only been two months since we shipped the first Microsoft HoloLens. Every day, we are inspired to see what developers are doing with the device – from improving tasks like ordering dinner, to assisting pathfinding, to reinventing shopping. We are also happy to say that, we have begun to ship devices to developers from our second wave of applicants.”
 
Some highlights as per the official blog:
  • Multi-tasking – With this update, you can now run multiple applications at the same time.
  • Input – You can now connect a regular Bluetooth mouse to your HoloLens device. In addition, the clicker has been fine-tuned to enable resizing and moving of holograms.
  • Voice – Microsoft has added new commands. Find out what happens when you gaze at a hologram and say “Face me!”
  • Edge – Edge now supports many of your feature requests such as tabs.
  • Photos – The Photos app has been updated to support pinning of pictures without any borders or chrome. 
Microsoft states,
 
“Today marks another special moment in our holographic journey. I’m elated to announce our very first major software update for Windows Holographic! Since our launch, we have been listening to your feedback. Many of the updates are things you have been asking us for.”
 
For more information check Microsoft’s 
documentation page.