Deactivating hand tracking and hand initialization to increase performance

Glarki 1 Reputation point

Dear reader,

I want to deactivate the hand tracking and it's initialization completely. Meaning that I won't even have the option of showing my wrist and pressing the windows home menu button. I want this in order to increase performance, frame rate.
I can turn of the hand tracking completely, but whenever a hand comes into sensor range, I think it performs this anyway, or atleast some initialization, because the frame rates start dropping severly.

Please help me deactivate it completely, I dont mind having to restart the hololens at the and of the program. Ideally I'd use a voice command.

Thanks for any help

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  1. Zuocheng Wang - MSFT 3,081 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor

    Hello, Welcome to Microsoft Q&A,

    For app-level hand tracking, it can be turned off. But for device-level hand tracking, HoloLens currently does not provide a way to turn it off. And, for the Home menu, you can refer HoloLens 2 release notes | Microsoft Learn to set it.
    Also, to clarify, hand tracking by default won't cause noticeable performance costs or framerate drop, you may need to further track and analyze the source of this issue. Please refer to How to analyze your application - Mixed Reality | Microsoft Learn.

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