Beginning Windows Mixed Reality Programming

For HoloLens and Mixed Reality Headsets

Authors: Ong, Sean

  • Teaches how to get started with Unity, the preferred tool for animating 3D objects
  • Explores where to find 3D models for your project
  • Shares secrets to making an amazing user experience via Microsoft HoloLens and Windows mixed reality headsets
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About this book

Develop applications and experiences for Microsoft’s HoloLens and other Windows mixed reality devices. This easy-to-follow guide removes the mystery behind creating amazing augmented reality experiences. Mixed reality development tools and resources are provided.

Beginning Windows Mixed Reality Programming clearly explains all the nuances of mixed reality software development. You'll learn how to create 3D objects and holograms, interact with holograms using voice commands and hand gestures, use spatial mapping and 3D spatial sound, build with Microsoft's HoloToolkit, create intuitive user interfaces, and make truly awe-inspiring mixed reality experiences. Start building the holographic future today!
What You Will Learn

  • Prototype ideas quickly 
  • Get started with Unity, the preferred tool for animating 3D objects. 
  • Explore where to find 3D models for your project, or make your own! 
  • Use spatial sound, voice commands, and gestures
  • Build with the HoloToolkit to make apps the easy way
  • Publish to the Windows Store and make money from your app
Who This Book Is For
Programmers with little or no graphics or mixed reality experience

About the authors

Sean Ong is an author, engineer, entrepreneur, and tech influencer who has written on topics ranging from renewable energy to augmented reality. Sean’s love for virtual and augmented reality began at the age of five when he first tried the View-Master toy. Later, at the age of 14, he coded his first virtual home tour. Sean was among the first people to own a HoloLens, and has developed numerous experiences for the new platform since its release. Sean is President of the Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Association's Seattle Chapter and is well known in tech circles for his informative tutorials and articles that have helped over seven million people. He resides in Seattle, WA with his wife and three kids and enjoys pushing the boundaries of technology.



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price for USA (gross)
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  • ISBN 978-1-4842-2769-5
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $12.50
$39.99 (listprice)
price for USA
valid through November 28, 2017
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-2768-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Beginning Windows Mixed Reality Programming
Book Subtitle
For HoloLens and Mixed Reality Headsets
Authors
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Sean Ong
eBook ISBN
978-1-4842-2769-5
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4842-2769-5
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4842-2768-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXVI, 222
Number of Illustrations and Tables
2 b/w illustrations, 185 illustrations in colour
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