AR future: holographic near-eye displays in regular-sized glasses
Microsoft’s new lightweight prototype display comes with trade-offs. Recently, a group of industry and academic researchers met at the SCIEN Workshop ...
Microsoft acquires Simplygon 3D optimization technology
Designed to slim down AAA game models, the tech may find its way into the new drivers for 3D printing. ...
Industry vendors join in new model based enterprise interoperability research project
Purdue University joins with Anark, ITI, Lockheed Martin, and others to increase the use of intelligent assets in 3D models. ...
Trimble debuts SketchUp Viewer for Microsoft HoloLens
Microsoft bills HoloLens as a “mixed reality” portal suitable for a new approach to design review. Trimble has announced a ...
Microsoft cranks up the buzz for Holoportation
You don’t know what it is, but you think you want one. By Jon Peddie Microsoft says holoportation is a ...
Hololens for design and designers
Microsoft is working with Autodesk and Trimble to develop applications for mixed reality. By Jon Peddie and Kathleen Maher When ...
Microsoft acquires game engine Havok from Intel
More than a 3D physics engine, Havok has become a comprehensive game development platform. Nvidia and Autodesk have a stronger ...
The 3MF format pulls ahead with important new members
The 3MF consortium has reached an important milestone with the participation of key members including 3D Systems, Stratasys, Siemens PLM, SLM Solutions, and Materialise. Meanwhile, Microsoft has figured out a new way to do standards with the Joint Development Foundation.
The Archipelago of Things
We tend to think of the Internet of Things as a vast network that is knitting itself together as devices ...
Review: Microsoft Surface Pro 3
Jon Peddie says “I love it—why did I wait?” By Jon Peddie Opening the boxes of the new Surface Pro ...