NASA and Microsoft are teaming up to develop Sidekick, a new project using commercial technology to assist astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS). Sidekick uses Microsoft Augmented Reality (AR) headset HoloLens to provide virtual aid to astronauts. Two HoloLens devices are scheduled to launch on SpaceX’s seventh commercial resupply mission to the station on June 28.
NASA and Microsoft have teamed up to develop OnSight, a new Virtual Reality (VR) technology that will enable scientists to work virtually on Mars together, using the recently announced Microsoft HoloLens.
Microsoft has followed up on its Windows 10 announcement by unveiling new hardware. Getting the most attention is the HoloLens, a holographic headset for Augmented Reality (AR) declared to be “the most advanced holographic computer the world has ever seen,” Seeking Alpha reports.