Microsoft unveiled its latest HoloLens 2 headset at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona yesterday. While there are all the technological improvements you can expect from a headset, Microsoft has been amazed by the firm commitment to openness in what is called the "third computing era."
- "We believe in the Open App Store model, and developers are free to create their own stores."
- "The open Web search model I believe. "
- " I believe in open API surface and driver models. "
These important promises have brought Microsoft back to the open platform for Windows. "As a mixed reality leader, we want to do it differently," explains Kipman. "We hope that the third era of computing, the era of mixed reality, is more forward-looking and more culturally relevant. As a member of a mixed reality community, we hope the future will be open."
Strict control over Microsoft's Universal Windows app. Microsoft's previous walled-down approach to the garden sparked tremendous criticism from Tim Sweeney, CEO of Epic Games. Sweeney is not happy with the fact that Microsoft is building a closed platform on Windows 10, and developers have tried to distribute these applications through the Microsoft Store. Microsoft has created an S-mode version of Windows and a Windows RT operating system that is locked by default to store applications.
Sweeney took the stage at an amazing moment promising Epic Games support for Microsoft's new product at Microsoft's HoloLens 2 event. headphone. Later he interviewed The Verge .
"It seems that Satya Nadella, Alex Kipman, Phil Spencer and many others have come to Microsoft's new era," explains Sweeney.