Microsoft HoloLens is an augmented reality headmounted device. It is a self-contained holographic computer—no wires, phones, or connection to a PC needed—and allows you to place holograms in your physical environment. 


NC State Libraries' custom: Hololens User Guide 

Microsoft's included materials with the device: HoloLens Guide

Web page about how to: Use Gestures

Video tutorial: Get Started with HoloLens

Basics and Troubleshooting: HoloLens Basics and Troubleshooting

Guide for How to Mirror HoloLens User Point-of-View to an External Display and Download Photos and Videos

How the HoloLens and holograms work, and more: HoloLens Website

Developing for the HoloLens: HoloLens Development Website


  • VR Studio, D. H. Hill Jr. Library
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