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Remote rendering collisions Unity Hololens

Hi, Please tell me - if it is possible to get point of collision Remote Rendered model with Gameobject on Unity scene? How to get the exact point(s) where the 'local' object collides with the 'remote' model? Similar question for Hololens - how to get…

Azure Remote Rendering
Azure Remote Rendering
An Azure service that renders high-quality, interactive three-dimensional content and streams it to edge devices in real time.
21 questions
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.
233 questions
asked 2023-01-20T20:00:23.2733333+00:00
Tomasz Woźniak 0 Reputation points
commented 2023-01-27T11:54:56.8933333+00:00
Jan Krassnigg 86 Reputation points Microsoft Employee
0 answers

HoloLens 2 Not Retaining Anchor Placement

We're using the HoloLens 2 and Azure world anchors to place the content within a room but when viewing the app content the anchors/room are spun 90% or 180% from where they should be. They are always square on and never diagonal, so it's like the room is…

HoloLens
HoloLens
A family of Microsoft self-contained, holographic devices that enable engagement with digital content and interaction with holograms in the surrounding environment.
6 questions
Azure Spatial Anchors
Azure Spatial Anchors
An Azure service that is used to build immersive three-dimensional applications and experiences that map, persist, and restore content or points of interest at real-world scale.
70 questions
asked 2023-01-26T16:33:34.8333333+00:00
Philgoo 0 Reputation points
edited a comment 2023-01-27T02:02:12.4233333+00:00
Ashok Peddakotla 9,946 Reputation points Microsoft Employee
2 answers One of the answers was accepted by the question author.

Hololens2 Connectivity with other non-hololens devices

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.
233 questions
asked 2023-01-20T15:38:42.1966667+00:00
Wilfredo 20 Reputation points
edited the question 2023-01-24T17:32:26.69+00:00
Rob Caplan - MSFT 4,016 Reputation points Microsoft Employee
1 answer

Research mode on, but no app loaded

I turned on the research mode in the hololens device portal and restart the device as manual but after that nothing happends... as manual, App should be loaded after restarting device.. How could i do for this?

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.
233 questions
HoloLens
HoloLens
A family of Microsoft self-contained, holographic devices that enable engagement with digital content and interaction with holograms in the surrounding environment.
6 questions
asked 2023-01-23T19:34:32.85+00:00
혜진 서 1 Reputation point
edited an answer 2023-01-24T08:34:10.52+00:00
Seth DU - MSFT 536 Reputation points Microsoft Employee
0 answers

Is it possible to remove the voice command for a Cell element on HoloLens with Xamarin ?

Good afternoon ! I'm working on a Xamarin application for HoloLens which contains TableViews with Cells on them. The structure of these Cells looks like this : <ViewCell AutomationId="No command"> <Grid> …

Universal Windows Platform (UWP)
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.
233 questions
Xamarin
Xamarin
A Microsoft open-source app platform for building Android and iOS apps with .NET and C#.
4,803 questions
asked 2023-01-03T14:05:17.717+00:00
Guillaume Dewaghe 21 Reputation points
commented 2023-01-23T15:53:25.92+00:00
Guillaume Dewaghe 21 Reputation points
1 answer

How do I download files created by my own application deployed on HoloLens2 to my PC?

I am a beginner in this field. I want to download a file generated by an application deployed on HoloLens2 to my PC. I found this URL1. I tried to execute the source code of this URL1, but I could not figure out how to use the Windows.Storage class.…

Universal Windows Platform (UWP)
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.
233 questions
C#
C#
An object-oriented and type-safe programming language that has its roots in the C family of languages and includes support for component-oriented programming.
6,910 questions
asked 2023-01-17T12:27:15.7733333+00:00
ymd._.ksyR 0 Reputation points
commented 2023-01-23T12:55:36.2766667+00:00
ymd._.ksyR 0 Reputation points
0 answers

Is there a way to reset the world origin during runtime when playing with HoloLens Remote player in Unreal?

I tried various methods but couldn't find a way The place where I turn on the Holographic remote player app or turn off the app that was running becomes the next world origin. So, the method that was recommended to be used in the past cannot be used…

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.
233 questions
HoloLens
HoloLens
A family of Microsoft self-contained, holographic devices that enable engagement with digital content and interaction with holograms in the surrounding environment.
6 questions
asked 2023-01-23T07:45:10.44+00:00
혜진 서 1 Reputation point
commented 2023-01-23T09:55:25.6333333+00:00
Seth DU - MSFT 536 Reputation points Microsoft Employee
1 answer

I want to use infrared paint or infrared markers for HoloLens 2 tracking.

I want to use infrared paint or infrared markers for HoloLens 2 tracking. <example thesis> https://www.degruyter.com/document/doi/10.1515/cdbme-2020-0027/html After activating the HoloLens research mode When remote playing in Unreal Engine with…

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.
233 questions
HoloLens
HoloLens
A family of Microsoft self-contained, holographic devices that enable engagement with digital content and interaction with holograms in the surrounding environment.
6 questions
asked 2023-01-22T15:49:01.0533333+00:00
혜진 서 71 Reputation points
edited the question 2023-01-23T05:15:44.6366667+00:00
혜진 서 71 Reputation points
3 answers

HoloLens 2 GPS location

Hello, I am a researcher (not in the IT field) and I am interested in using HoloLens 2 for my work. I intend to buy HoloLens 2 but as I know this version does not support a GPS receiver. In another way speaking, I cannot access my current location on…

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.
233 questions
asked 2021-10-04T13:31:51.33+00:00
Lam Van Nguyen 1 Reputation point
commented 2023-01-21T19:04:56.54+00:00
BERARDO NATICCHIA 0 Reputation points
1 answer One of the answers was accepted by the question author.

Azure Remote Rendering: Is there any possible way to retrive a remote model's mesh (UnityEngine.Mesh) data and set it to Unity's Mesh Collider component?

Hello. We are using Azure Remote Rendering in our HoloLens 2 application and trying to add collision detection between ARR's remote model and local models in Unity scene. Is there any possible way to retrive a remote model's mesh…

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.
233 questions
Azure Remote Rendering
Azure Remote Rendering
An Azure service that renders high-quality, interactive three-dimensional content and streams it to edge devices in real time.
21 questions
asked 2022-11-14T08:15:54.767+00:00
Kanade Sato 21 Reputation points
commented 2023-01-21T16:20:39.2966667+00:00
Tomasz Woźniak 0 Reputation points
5 answers

Windows OpenXR + Unity segmentation fault on exiting play mode

TL;DR: Unity implements an OpenXR loader, which (because of something wrong with its xrNegotiateLoaderRuntimeInterface implementation) is fatally clashing at a very low level with the Windows Mixed Reality OpenXR runtime, resulting in a segfault fatal to…

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.
233 questions
asked 2021-07-02T15:07:42.97+00:00
Alexander Rupp-Coppi 1 Reputation point
commented 2023-01-20T10:27:52.2166667+00:00
Patricia Pons 0 Reputation points
2 answers

[Hololens2] How do I make the HoloLens 2 eye correction message window not appear?

We are demonstrating our contents on hololens By user's clicking the yes botton in the message pop up, the deploying app becomes end.. How can i set that disable to show during holographic remoting play?

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.
233 questions
HoloLens
HoloLens
A family of Microsoft self-contained, holographic devices that enable engagement with digital content and interaction with holograms in the surrounding environment.
6 questions
asked 2023-01-19T07:18:59.6733333+00:00
혜진 서 71 Reputation points
answered 2023-01-20T01:37:40.7133333+00:00
Zuocheng Wang - MSFT 1,076 Reputation points Microsoft Employee
1 answer

[Hololens2] I should use hololens2 in the cube shape of simple space with dark.

Hard to makes space perception stable in the dark simple cube shape of room with no stuff. Could you get me advice for resolve this problem?

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.
233 questions
HoloLens
HoloLens
A family of Microsoft self-contained, holographic devices that enable engagement with digital content and interaction with holograms in the surrounding environment.
6 questions
asked 2023-01-19T07:23:24.0466667+00:00
혜진 서 71 Reputation points
answered 2023-01-20T01:29:35.4933333+00:00
Zuocheng Wang - MSFT 1,076 Reputation points Microsoft Employee
0 answers

How to save an audio file recorded using hololens to the local app folder?

Hello, I face an UnauthorisedAccessException error while trying to save an audio wav file to the local app folder, recorded using the hololens, using the Application.persistentDataPath. I get the Access denied to U:\ error. I have enabled the restricted…

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.
233 questions
asked 2023-01-17T04:38:24.23+00:00
Annamalai Gnanapoongkothai 1 Reputation point
edited a comment 2023-01-19T20:00:05.56+00:00
Rob Van Schooneveld 181 Reputation points Microsoft Employee
1 answer One of the answers was accepted by the question author.

Measuring Azure Spatial Anchors differences between Unity versions

Hi, I would greatly appreciate a perspective on the pros/cons of using different versions of Azure Spatial Anchors in my HoloLens 2 Mixed Reality application. (from Microsoft if possible) I'm working on a HL2 application that is currently running on…

Azure Spatial Anchors
Azure Spatial Anchors
An Azure service that is used to build immersive three-dimensional applications and experiences that map, persist, and restore content or points of interest at real-world scale.
70 questions
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.
233 questions
asked 2023-01-17T20:51:07.0166667+00:00
Benjamin Jordan 46 Reputation points
edited an answer 2023-01-19T06:52:00.7+00:00
Vlad Constantinescu 81 Reputation points Microsoft Employee
2 answers

Timestamps/Eye tracking in Hololens 2

Hello, I have been using the MRTK package for the purpose of using the eye-tracking feature in Microsoft hololens 2. It is imperative to have accurate timestamps for gaze-based measures. So for the attached image it is showing the timestamps as dt in…

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.
233 questions
asked 2022-12-20T15:12:35.21+00:00
Khan, R.A. (Rozemun) 1 Reputation point
commented 2023-01-17T23:24:09.7366667+00:00
Robert Rodriguez 0 Reputation points
1 answer

How to save files in a specific path in Hololens2?

I'm a beginner in this area. I'm trying to record videos and eye gaze data by Hololens2. Now I have written a little unity3D project to achieve this. I successfully record the data by using function:"string filepath_in_function2 =…

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.
233 questions
asked 2022-08-01T04:05:06.753+00:00
FrogsHunter 11 Reputation points
commented 2023-01-12T09:01:50.9133333+00:00
Annamalai Gnanapoongkothai 1 Reputation point
1 answer

UWP and publisher cache not working

Hello everybody, I am currently having some problems getting the "publisher cache"-feature working on two different apps I am developing. The current setup is what I tried to achieve: UWP application 1: Has a basic interface for…

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.
233 questions
Universal Windows Platform (UWP)
asked 2023-01-09T14:19:44.293+00:00
Christian Wolf 6 Reputation points
answered 2023-01-10T13:57:55.247+00:00
Christian Wolf 6 Reputation points
1 answer

Saved anchor is replaced by new one.

If I connect to the server and create an anchor and leave and connect to the server again and create an anchor, the previous anchor(index 0) disappears and is replaced with a new one. Is there a way to accumulate and save anchors when creating…

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.
233 questions
asked 2022-12-29T10:17:40.003+00:00
혜진 서 71 Reputation points
answered 2023-01-03T12:20:31.317+00:00
CCheles 106 Reputation points Microsoft Employee
0 answers

anchor doesn't appear when connecting to server on the computer that is different from the computer used for making that anchors.

HoloLens2 / Local Spatial Anchor / UE5.1 Open the server on computer A, connect to the server with HoloLens Remote Play, create an anchor, store the anchor on the HoloLens device, and then connect to the server with the HoloLens on computer B. The…

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.
233 questions
asked 2022-12-25T04:38:58.31+00:00
혜진 서 71 Reputation points
commented 2022-12-29T16:37:00.817+00:00
Nathan Manis - MSFT 431 Reputation points Microsoft Employee