back to article Microsoft dangles $500k cash wad over boffins: Please, pleeease write some HoloLens apps

Microsoft is promising $500,000 to researchers and developers who will build apps for its Hololens headset. Redmond has put out a call for academic research proposals on projects that would make use of its virtual reality specs. "The primary goal of this request for proposals is to better understand the role and possible …

  1. Simon Harris
    Unhappy

    Grrr...

    Restricted to residents of the United States :(

  2. Not Terry Wogan

    Just wait...

    ... until they see my 'Cat Strangler' Hololens app!*

    All the fun, none of the mess.

    * Please don't strangle cats.

    1. Yag

      Re: Just wait...

      I would kickstart them.

      The app and the cat.

  3. Alan Bourke

    Still contains

    ZERO F**KING HOLOGRAPHY

    1. dogged

      Re: Still contains

      Oh grow up. Magic Markers contain zero magic.

  4. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Surgical training?

    Seems like one of the few potential uses for this is in surgical training. eg overlaying visual info into the forward focus area

    For that, having the widest peripheral vision doesn't seem as important.

    Anyone around who works in the surgical training field, and cam comment?

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