This looks neat, and is a bit like what Motorola tried to do with laptop docks for phones. But it doesn't involve specialized hardware.
Alex Kipman is onstage to talk about HoloLens and Windows Holographic.
"Humans live in the real world. We should not be confined to the virtual."
About to get a demo of Windows Holographic.
You can create visual screens, pin them to the real walls of your house, have them follow you around.
Kipman talking about the construction industry--which hasn't changed much over the years--and holographic computing.
Video showing construction applications of HoloLens--you can see 3D models as you're working on a project.
A Case Western professor, part of a team working with the Cleveland Clinic, is onstage to do a demo. He says that students learn anatomy with textbooks and cadavers, as they've done for 100 years.
Teachers and students wearing HoloLens can interact with live-size interactive anatomy models.
Kipman says all the pieces of holographic computing are falling into place, at a reasonable price point.
We're watching an Apple-like video with talking heads and pretty imagery concerning the complexity of manufacturing HoloLens.
Kipman stressing that HoloLens apps are Windows 10 universal apps.
In other words, HoloLens is a Windows 10 computer you wear on your head.
Wacky onstage HoloLens demo involving a real robot and a virtual one.
So far, no details on when HoloLens will ship, how much it will cost, etc.
There are "hundreds" of HoloLenses at Build.
Nadella just returned and wrapped up by repeating his line about Microsoft wanting people to move from needing Windows to wanting Windows to loving Windows. And that's it!
Thanks to all of you for joining us. More thoughts to come (and 2.5 days of Build, though the big news probably was all announced this morning).