Shader Stereo instancing HoloLens

Whilst recently experimenting with the Mixed Reality Toolkit for Unity vNext for HoloLens app development The vNext version of the toolkit will be a requirement for HoloLens2 development so this would be a good time to start investigating if you…

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IL2CPP + HoloLens

Following the Unity announcement about deprecating the .NET backend I have been slowly turning my attention towards using IL2CPP instead which some time in the future will be the only option for Unity HoloLens development. Of course, there are supported…

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Mixed Reality Evangelism

Back in 2016 at the Microsoft Future Decoded event I gave the first HoloLens developer talk in the UK. This was an exciting time for me personally as was the culmination of many years of working on software engineering and…

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WebVR + HoloLens

Microsoft Edge has support for WebVR as you can see here https://caniuse.com/#search=webvr The support across the main browsers looks like this at the time of writing but what is not captured here is that in order to use WebVR on…

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Microsoft Graph Auth on HoloLens

So, I guessed that sooner or later I’m going to want to need to access Microsoft Graph APIs from a HoloLens and I was writing some similar code for a different environment I thought I may as well combine the…

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Holograms Catalogue–Loading Models

The 3D industry has been lacking a ubiquitous, standard file format for scene description. Many years ago I worked on a project involving creating camera motion paths to drive motion control rigs like this one below: I worked with a…

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Holograms Catalogue–To the Cloud

In order to make the architecture from the first Holograms Catalogue post actually usable we’ll need a real cloud catalogue to retrieve the 3D models from. I’m not going to create a Web API at this point but we can…

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Holograms Catalogue

Shared Holograms Catalogue I’ve decided to break this post up into separate topics as when I got into this I realised there are a number of natural sections with their own merit. So think of this as a trip through…

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