The HoloLens could receive a major cloud-powered boost

The HoloLens could receive a major cloud-powered boost

To achieve mass-market appeal, an augmented reality headset must be compact and light enough for regular use, which limits the amount of hardware that can fit inside. It’s a restriction that often makes it difficult to perform the complex rendering involved in generating 3D content. Microsoft, however, isn’t about to let that get in the…

Sony is developing an augmented reality headset for surgeons

Sony is developing an augmented reality headset for surgeons

It appears that Sony’s interest in augmented reality is no longer limited to gaming. A Japanese intellectual property registration request that found its way its way into the public records of the United States Patent and Trademark Office this week reveals that the electronics giant has quietly designed a specialized head-mounted display designed to help surgeons…