You know how heads-up displays, or HUDs, have changed the way people play online poker?
Well Microsoft’s pie-in-the-sky Sci-Fi headset HoloLens that was announced this week could bring exactly that kind of tool to live tournaments.
Here’s the skinny on the futeristic device:
It’s a self-contained headset, somewhat similar to Google Glass, but more advanced because it will actually overlay 3D holograms onto your real-life environment.
While HoloLens offers some features of Virtual Reality headsets like Oculus Rift and Project Morpheus it actually has even more potential because VR devices are limited by their screens.
HoloLens has a transparent screen/lens so it can project objects onto your real-world settings. This is Microsoft’s promo video for the device: