Microsoft HoloLens
Microsoft HoloLens
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Microsoft HoloLens review: 20 facts and highlights

1. Has gaze and eye tracking capabilities

The device can track the movement of your eyes and your gaze, making it easy to interact with the content.
Microsoft HoloLens
25% have it

2. Has integrated audio

Devices with integrated audio are more convenient to use, as you don't have worry about connecting headphones or microphones.
Microsoft HoloLens
50% have it

3. has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
Microsoft HoloLens
50% have it

4. Has a display

The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.
Microsoft HoloLens
50% have it

5. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
Microsoft HoloLens: 4

6. Has position tracking

The device can track your position in space and warn you if you are about to hit something.
Microsoft HoloLens
50% have it

7. weight

Google Glass Enterprise Edition: 36g

8. Has gesture control

The gesture control function allows you to manipulate virtual objects.
Microsoft HoloLens
25% have it

9. has an accelerometer

An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.
Microsoft HoloLens
75% have it

10. has a gyroscope

A gyroscope is a sensor that tracks the orientation of a device, more specifically by measuring the angular rotational velocity. Initially, they were built using a spinning rotor to detect changes in orientation, like twisting or rotation.
Microsoft HoloLens
75% have it

11. Tracks head movement

As your head moves, the images move in real-time, assuring a realistic experience.
Microsoft HoloLens
50% have it

12. longer battery life

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
Microsoft HoloLens: 3h

13. internal storage

Microsoft HoloLens: 64GB

14. RAM

Google Glass Enterprise Edition: 2GB

15. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Microsoft HoloLens
75% have it

16. megapixels

Google Glass Enterprise Edition: 8MP

17. Game controller included

The device comes with a game controller.
Microsoft HoloLens
50% have it

18. more cameras

Cameras are used for optical tracking and/or recording videos.
Microsoft HoloLens: 6

19. USB version

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.
Lenovo Explorer: 3

20. HDMI ports

More HDMI ports mean that you can simultaneously connect numerous devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.
Microsoft HoloLens: 1

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