Microsoft releases a major update for HoloLens 2 with several new features

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Microsoft HoloLens 2

Microsoft HoloLens 2

Microsoft today announced the release of Windows Holographic, version 20H2, a new major update for HoloLens 2 users. This new update comes with several new features like Auto Eye Positioning, improved Kiosk Mode functionality, Research mode and more. Microsoft is releasing this build as a monthly update to version 2004. The major build number will remain the same and Windows Update will indicate a monthly release to version 2004 (build 19041).

Find the full change log below.

Feature Description
Auto Eye Position Support Actively computes eye positions without users going through active calibration.
Certificate Manager Allows new simpler methods to install and remove certificates from the Settings app.
Auto-launch provisioning from USB Provisioning packages on USB drives automatically prompt the provisioning page in OOBE.
Auto-confirm provisioning packages in OOBE Provisioning packages are automatically applied during OOBE from the provisioning page.
Automatic provisioning without using UI How to combine the provisioning auto-launch and auto-confirm together.
Using Autopilot with Wi-Fi connection Use autopilot from device Wi-Fi without need for ethernet adapter.
Tenantlockdown CSP and Autopilot After tenant enrollment and the policy is applied, the device can only be enrolled in that tenant any time the device is reset or re-flashed.
Global Assigned Access New configuration method for multiple app kiosk mode which applies the kiosk at the system level, making it applicable to all.
Auto-launch an app in multi-app kiosk Sets an application to launch automatically when signing into a multiple-app kiosk mode.
Kiosk mode behavior changes for handling of failures Kiosk mode failure now has restrictive fallback.
HoloLens Policies New policies for HoloLens.
Cache AAD Group membership for offline Kiosk New policy allows users to uses group membership cache to use Kiosk mode offline for set number of days.
New device restriction policies for HoloLens 2 Device management policies enabled newly enabled for HoloLens 2.
New power policies for HoloLens 2 Newly supported policies for power timeout settings.
Update Policies Newly enabled policies allowing control of updates.
Enabled Settings page visibility for HoloLens 2 Policy to pick which pages are seen in Settings app.
Research mode Using Research mode on HoloLens 2.
Recording length increased MRC recordings no longer capped to 5 minutes.
Improvements and fixes in the update Additional fixes in the update.

You can read about the above new features in detail from the link below.

Source: Microsoft

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