3D Models: From Blender to HoloLens

This is the first part of a series see https://peted.azurewebsites.net/hololens-end-to-end-in-unity/ See https://peted.azurewebsites.net/hololens-intro-resources-to-get-started/ for links to get all of the tools to get started with HoloLens development. Also, for this post I will be using Blender for Windows (I used version…

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HoloLens Intro – Resources to Get Started

(Originally posted here https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/uktechnet/2016/10/12/hololens-is-available-to-purchase-for-developers-and-enterprise-customers-in-the-uk-heres-everything-you-need-to-know/) HoloLens is available to purchase for developers and enterprise customers in the UK – here’s everything you need to know to get started Although I work for Microsoft I am not on the HoloLens engineering team…

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Future Decoded UK 2016 AR/VR Track Sessions

Following my intro post to Future Decoded AR/VR track here is the session information (see https://futuredecoded.microsoft.com/technical-day/ for updates and further information). A huge thanks to VISR VR and Vuforia. Building Virtual Worlds Abstract: Building virtual worlds presents new challenges to…

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Future Decoded UK 2016 AR/VR Track

Every 10-15 years we see fundamental paradigm shifts in computing; we’ve seen Desktop computing, Web, Mobile and…well we are seeing the rise of artificial intelligence, cloud computing and from a human-computer interface perspective the rise of augmented, virtual and mixed…

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HoloToolkit Build Window

Now you have a shortcut to start the HoloLens emulator (see http://peted.azurewebsites.net/start-hololens-emulator-without-visual-studio/) it would be nice to be able to build and deploy without necessarily opening up Visual Studio. Now, don’t get me wrong; Visual Studio is one of my…

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Democratising 3D Content Creation

Since returning my main focus to the fields of Augmented and Virtual reality I have experienced more light-bulb moments than at any time in my previous career. They have lead me to thinking deeply on the future of human computer…

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Reasons To 2016

Sketch by Caroline Vermeulen This week I headed down to Brighton to speak at Reasons to be Creative for the first time. Meeting Mike Brondbjerg there reminded me of this project http://peted.azurewebsites.net/ms-band-server/ which connected data from a Microsoft Band to…

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MS Health Bot Tutorial

This is a step-by-step guide to writing an Bot in C# using the Bot Framework Connector SDK .NET template. You will need to have collected some sleep data using a Microsoft Band and have had that synchronised up to the…

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Band on the Run

I promised earlier (http://peted.azurewebsites.net/fake-microsoft-band/) 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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