Microsoft HoloLens Headset to Ship to Developers on March 30

February 29, 2016 Updated: October 5, 2018

Microsoft announced it will start to ship its HoloLens augmented reality headset to developers on March 30. The device, which scans the user’s surroundings and combines them with holographic images, will cost the developers $3,000 a piece.

The tech company also released technical specifications of the gadget. It weights almost 1.3 pounds, its battery lasts 2-3 hours and it features multiple microphones, sensors, and cameras. You can check out the whole specification, as well as where and how to apply, here. To buy the development version of HoloLens, one needs to be part of the Widows Insider program.

To show us some of the possibilities of HoloLens, Microsoft released several videos showcasing some of the development demo apps.

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