Samsung Wants to Team Up With Microsoft on HoloLens
Samsung is very interested in teaming up with Microsoft to work on the company’s new wearable virtual reality gadget, HoloLens.
“Samsung has been looking for opportunities to manufacture innovative, pioneering products,” mentions a new report from the Korean Times.
According to its sources, Samsung sees Microsoft’s HoloLens’ technology as a crucial component in revolutionizing healthcare and medical devices. The company believes that the new partnership between the two would not only be beneficial for them, but also helpful in pushing the industry in virtual reality.
Samsung’s expertise with processors and sensor chips would be highly useful in this situation, while Microsoft can bring its software expertise to the table.
The Microsoft HoloLens was revealed earlier this year in January. The wearable headset allows users to interact with holograms that pop up around them in their present environment. The company giant has utilized high-definition lenses and spatial sound technology to bring that immersive experience to consumers. The headset itself does not require to be connected to a PC.
The HoloLens is currently in its prototype form, but Microsoft has promised that it will be released to the public around the same time it launches Windows 10 later this year.