Although all signs indicate that Microsoft is releasing a new HoloLens in the next few days, the company still looks to distribute its enhanced reality apps to other operating systems.
Thursday, Microsoft presented plans to connect its Remote Assist app to Android, and presented a new app for displaying 3D models called Product Visualize, both of which are part of the Dynamics 365 Enterprise Platform.
"Customers continue to tell us that HoloLens is the best mixed reality for business, and that it is a breakthrough for "There are many areas that require heads-up, hands-free work. But we also know that many employees carry AR-tablet phones and tablets everywhere they go," said Alysa Taylor, corporate director, business applications and industry, in a statement. to enable employees to assume mixed reality at work, no matter what device they use. "
With Remote Assist, users can connect to external experts via video for consultation and troubleshooting during tasks, reflecting a portion of their facility via HoloLens, using the Remote Assist app, users can annotate a video feed with hand-drawn notes or arrows and Lock the content against the physical environment.
"The adoption of mixed business solutions for Microsoft Business Applications in 2018 has been inspiring, with real successes in sectors ranging from manufacturing, automotive and energy, especially with a field service workforce," says Taylor. "Dynamics 365 Remote Assist is in the early stages of being used to improve security and reduce costs by using remote experts to control equipment and incidents."