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Microsoft Mesh: A New “Holoportation” & Mixed Reality Platform That May Disrupt Healthcare
Mixed Reality, Holoportation, Holographics— terms once only used by sci-fi enthusiasts referring to a futuristic utopia, are now becoming reality.
Microsoft Mesh , the company’s new “Mixed Reality” Platform, is a cutting edge medium that is attempting to make these concepts real.
Microsoft describes the platform as a means to: “Feel Presence: Connect with new depth and dimension. Engage with eye contact, facial expressions, and gestures. Your personality shines as technology fades away.”
“Experience Together: Digital intelligence comes to the real world. See, share, and collaborate on persistent 3D content. This common understanding ignites ideas, sparks creativity, and forms powerful bonds.”
“Connect from Anywhere: Enjoy the freedom to access Mesh on HoloLens 2, VR headsets, mobile phones, tablets, or PCs – using any Mesh-enabled app.”
One of the main benefits of such a robust and flexible platform will be the potential for virtual collaboration, as “co-workers [can] duplicate the serendipity of in-person learning – without the time and cost of travel – thanks to holoportation, holographic sharing, and visualization.”Jennifer Langston explores this new platform extensively in a piece for Microsoft Innovation Stories. She refers to Microsoft Technical Fellow Alex Kipman’s thoughts: “This has been the dream for mixed reality, the […]