Hololens2 Connectivity with other non-hololens devices

Wilfredo 20 Reputation points
2023-01-20T15:38:42.1966667+00:00

Can Hololens2 communicate with other (non-hololens2) devices? I am looking into using the vision capabilities from the Hololens as input to enable actions/motion from another equipment.

HoloLens Development
HoloLens Development
HoloLens: A family of Microsoft self-contained, holographic devices that enable engagement with digital content and interaction with holograms in the surrounding environment.Development: The process of researching, productizing, and refining new or existing technologies.
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  1. Rob Van Schooneveld 186 Reputation points Microsoft Employee
    2023-01-21T01:51:39.33+00:00

    Yes... you should be able to follow the various UWP networking guides to send data to other devices from the HoloLens. Here is a good primer to start looking at:

    Networking and web services

    Note though, that you will have to come up with a way to wrap the data in a format that is meaningful to the device on the other device to receive and process.

    If you are using a game engine such as Unity, there are also some built in networking features in addition to 3rd party plugins that help to make client network communication a bit easier

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