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[CNET] Robots crawl through walls in Microsoft's terrifying HoloLens demo

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The tech giant demoed its HoloLens technology Tuesday at its big Surface and Lumia hardware announcement event. Microsoftie Dan McCulloch, wearing a hoodie and HoloLens augmented-reality headgear, took up a virtual gauntlet. It appeared around his hand like a cool effect from a sci-fi movie, and the audience cooed in amazement, no doubt flashing back to early "Tron" memories.

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I didn't see this posted anywhere. Sorry if this is a repost.

If MS can get even half of this functionality; should be pretty cool. Immediately thought of a Metroid game with this. How cool would that be.
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The spatial awareness shown in the demo gives me hope for full warehouse sized VR arcades yet. Combat sims as intense as a round of paintball or better? Yes please! thumb.gif
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What a time to be alive.
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The spatial awareness shown in the demo gives me hope for full warehouse sized VR arcades yet. Combat sims as intense as a round of paintball or better? Yes please! thumb.gif

I never even thought of that. I really think augmented reality is the ticket. That's a great idea!
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Similar to those Augmented Reality Games & Face Raiders game Nintendo brought out with the 3DS, just with Glasses.
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I'm itching to shoot some manhacks biggrin.gif
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Very neat. At least 34 months away before this doesn't look ridiculously silly wink.gif
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Didn't know wooden walls crumble like that :)

 

Interesting concept 

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amazing but I don't see Ray-Ban ever worrying about these sunglasses eating into their sales biggrin.gif

its not robots i want to see coming through the walls wink.gif
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did anyone else notice how the monitor behind the guy was lagging? biggrin.gif

I wonder how much time will pass before we can use Hololens (or something better) with Doom...
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