Path to the Industrial Metaverse

I recently gave a talk at the London Tech Summit 2022 on my thoughts around metaverse technology and more specifically, the Industrial Metaverse. It has been a while since I have given any talks at all, largely due to job…

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AAD Login HoloLens2 – MRTK3 Update

What’s the first thing that anyone creating any enterprise app will need to work out? **Auth**. You can’t really create an app that will actually be used in a real scenario without having thought this through. Embedding access keys into…

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Azure Speech Studio for Mixed Reality

Introduction It is not uncommon that a Mixed Reality experience requires more user guidance than traditional applications; partially because the user may not be familiar with the capabilities of the application but also because they may not be accustomed to…

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Simplygon in Azure

I wrote a [previous blog post]( about Simplygon a few years ago and the idea of optimising 3D meshes to enable running on a low powered device such as a HoloLens or mobile phone has cropped up on a number of occasions since. The content in the more recent projects have the additional requirement of being loaded into an app dynamically when requested by the app user

Blender in Azure

Blender has been receiving some well-deserved attention recently. In particular some big companies (including Microsoft) who understand the importance of this 3D content creation tool as we move towards a spatial computing-oriented landscape.

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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Band on the Run

I promised earlier ( to share some more details about the client-side of the Band on the Run project I have been working on alongside my colleague at Microsoft David Gristwood.We set the project up initially as a learning opportunity…

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Intro to Git in Visual Studio

I started with Git about three years ago and have used it on and off ever since and it has slowly become my version management system of choice. It can be frustrating to use at first as there would seem…

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Azure Website in 2 mins

Love that you can create a hosted website from the command line with a few simple commands: azure site create –git fromCmdLine copy con index.html <!DOCTYPE html> Hello Azure Website! [CTRL-Z] [ENTER] git add -A git commit -m “initial add”…

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