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Microsoft will upgrade its HoloLens gizmo with a mysterious chip to handle machine-learning on the space-age goggles. Harry Shum, EVP of Microsoft's Artificial Intelligence and Research Group, announced yesterday at the annual CVPR computer vision conference in Honolulu, Hawaii, that the second-generation HoloLens will include …

  1. dbayly

    In praise of local processing

    When and if functions that are offloaded to the cloud, such as voice processing and image processing, are handled entirely in the local device, I will become more interested in using said features. Privacy is a major selling point for me!

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    "Privacy is a major selling point for me!"

    You want to use it for virtual porn?

  3. Ian Michael Gumby Silver badge
    Paris Hilton

    Can someone define what is meant by AI?

    Seriously,

    Yet another term that has been morphed by the marketing droids to make their stuff sound cooler than it is.

    Paris? Why? Because my AI is smarter than a blonde. ;-P

  4. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Rule of Three

    Historically, it takes Microsoft three iterations to get things enough right to make it worthwhile to buy. And if less tries take plowed through, expect the line to disappear. Again. So. 2020 maybe? I really have use here for AR.

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