Microsoft’s new HoloLens virtual reality headset, which has been heralded as a breakthrough technology, is being accused of losing its magic over time.
The headset is currently only available in China and Taiwan, and only the most tech-savvy consumers have had a chance to try it out.
But Microsoft is apparently having none of it.
Speaking at the International CES, the company’s chief technology officer, Rishi Gupta, said the headset’s success is due to the fact that it uses “the same technology” that’s used by Google’s smartphone and tablet devices.
In a blog post this week, Gupta explained: The HoloLens technology that we are developing, the technology that is being demonstrated, is not just about hardware.
We are also creating a new type of platform, with the promise of a new era of communication.
As Google’s virtual reality (VR) has grown, the HoloLens platform has grown too.
And that is the key to our success.
It’s not just that we know how to make great VR headsets, but we know what the future of VR will look like.
As a result, we are seeing a new generation of hardware that is a much more sophisticated version of what is already available on the market.
“The HoloLens experience is really unique,” Gupta added.
“It is the first time that we have a fully integrated, interactive VR experience that we can experience and interact with in an immersive way.”
However, Google has not been able to replicate the magic of the HoloGlasses in the VR space.
Google’s Google Cardboard headset uses the same technology that Samsung and LG are using to make their virtual reality headsets.
But unlike the Google Cardboards, Samsung’s VR headset is a product of Samsung’s parent company, LG.
As such, Google’s Cardboard does not support Google’s new VR technology, which Samsung is using to develop the Cardboard.
Instead, Google is working on a version of its own headset called Google Glass that is designed to work with the Cardboards headset.
Google is also developing a VR-compatible smartphone called Project Glass, which will use a new version of the Google Glass API to enable a virtual reality experience.
Gupta told TechRadars that Google’s VR technology has a long way to go before it can compete with Google Cardboarding and Project Glass.
“There’s a lot of things that need to be improved, but the overall product is good, and it’s certainly a step forward,” Gupta said.
“I think the HoloGlass experience is a big leap forward for VR.
And it’s just not as good as Project Glass.”
Google’s headset is not a complete failure The HTC Vive, which Google’s Gear VR headset competes with, is still a very popular VR headset.
And Google has been working on VR headsets for years, so the fact it’s taking a similar approach to HoloLens is a positive sign.
However, Gupta said that Google needs to make more VR headsets.
“We have to improve the experience,” Gupta told us.
“And the headset is still not perfect, so I don’t think we will see the same success with HoloLens.”
Google is taking the HoloLink approach to VR that Samsung is taking with Cardboard, so there is no doubt that Google will be competing in the market for the next 10 years.
But Gupta has acknowledged that the HoloLens will lose its magic if it doesn’t have better VR hardware.
“Right now the HoloLab platform is very mature,” Gupta admitted.
“But we have to be much more aggressive.
And we have seen some great VR experiences that are going to be very powerful.
We can’t be a one-size-fits-all VR experience.”
That said, Gupta did not say how much time Microsoft would spend developing HoloLens, or whether Microsoft is even investing in HoloLens.
Google has already invested in VR hardware, but Gupta said the company is focused on the next generation of VR technology.
“What I will say is that we will have a lot more to show,” Gupta claimed.
“A lot more new features and a lot better performance, because we want to make sure that we deliver on our promise.”
However “better performance” will not come cheap.
Gupta said Microsoft is aiming to launch a $1,000 HoloLens headset in 2020.
But that price tag will depend on the availability of other VR headsets on the marketplace, and whether Google can deliver on its promise of an immersive VR experience.
“If Google is not able to deliver, we will be very disappointed,” Gupta explained.
“Even if Google is able to make a very good VR headset, that’s not going to last long.
So we need to find a way to deliver a better experience.”
Google has also announced that it will create a new VR headset called Project Lucid that will be a version 2.0 of the headset that Google already launched in 2015.
That headset will use the same hardware that Google is using with