CNET Nick Statt January 24, 2015 1:41 PM PST
Microsoft has a vision for the future, and it involves terms and technology straight out of science fiction.
But are we actually glimpsing that future? Yes and no.
Microsoft’s HoloLens, which the company unveiled at its Redmond, Wash., headquarters on Wednesday, is a sleek, flashy headset with transparent lenses. You can see the world around you, but suddenly that world is transformed — with 3D objects floating in midair, virtual screens on the wall and your living room covered in virtual characters running amok.
Technology companies have long promised to bring us the future now, reaching ahead 5 or 10 years to try to amaze consumers with the next big breakthrough. Hollywood, on the other hand, has shown that tech in action (or at least simulations of it).
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Jerry Carlson, Tech Ninja for Microsoft’s Heartland office in Metro Detroit, joined us again to unveil a remarkable array of changes and additions to the Microsoft world. On January 21 Microsoft announced Windows 10, the much awaited sequel to the often hated Windows 8! Follow the links below to Microsoft’s breakdown of the Windows 10 launch for full details. There was one item that even surprised him! Jerry gave a quick overview of the changes and we will follow up with Microsoft for more details on these items in the coming programs.
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