Microsoft will offer design and development guidance for HoloLens 2 in April

Last month, Microsoft officially announced the new HoloLens 2 at a press event in Barcelona. The HoloLens 2 comes with an improved Field of View, much better comfort, eye-tracking support and more. You can read the full technical specifications of HoloLens 2 here. Even after a week of its reveal, mixed reality developers have not yet received any design and development guidance for HoloLens 2 from Microsoft. Microsoft will be offering more details about developing for HoloLens 2 in the coming months based on the below schedule.

Content Delivery
Porting Guides
1. HoloToolKit (HTK)/Mixed Reality Toolkit (MRTK) to MRTK Version 2
2. HoloLens (1st gen) to HoloLens 2 (x86 to ARM, interaction and design recommendations)
March – May 2019
Monthly open source developer modules (Tutorials/Sample apps) March – June 2019
Preview new capabilities in MRTK for HoloLens 2 April 2019
Design and development guidance for HoloLens 2 April 2019
More information on Unreal May 2019

Until you get access to HoloLens 2 specific development information, you can check out Windows Mixed Reality design documents here.

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