Microsoft will hand out $500K to those 5 HoloLens grant winners

Microsoft will hand out $500K to these five HoloLens grant winners

Microsoft put out the decision this summer time for revolutionary, educational purposes utilizing its HoloLens augmented actuality headset, providing $one hundred,000 and two dev kits every to 5 profitable universities. As we speak, Microsoft named the victorious faculties, starting from Carnegie Mellon College to Clackamas Group School. The winners embrace a program aimed toward “augmenting actuality for the visually impaired” and two tasks that depend on open-supply or collaborative knowledge evaluation — in AR, in fact. Plus, Microsoft stated it acquired too many nice concepts to cease at 5, so it is handing out two dev kits to a further 5 universities. The runners-up embrace a undertaking referred to as “DinoLens” (sure, please), a program targeted on serving to people understand ultraviolet and ultrasonic waves and an app for stroke rehabilitation. Take a look at the complete record of winners under.


  • Golan Levin, The Frank-Ratchye STUDIO, Carnegie Mellon College: Open-Supply Investigations in Combined Actuality
  • Emily Cooper, Wojciech Jarosz and Xing-Dong Yang, Dartmouth School:Augmenting Actuality for the Visually Impaired with Microsoft HoloLens
  • Joseph Gabbard and Doug Bowman, Virginia Tech: Collaborative Evaluation of Giant-scale Combined Actuality Knowledge
  • Andy Mingo, Tawny Schlieski, Nikki Dunsire, Shelley Midthun, J Payments, Clackamas Group School & Intel, HoloLens Curriculum for Commerce-based mostly Schooling
  • Allen Yang, Professor Claire Tomlin, and Shankar Sastry, College of California, Berkeley: Immersive Semi-Autonomous Aerial Command System (ISAACS)


  • Lori C. Walters, Eileen Smith, Fran Blumberg, Robert Michlowitz, Alexia Mandeville, College of Central Florida: Reminiscence Lens: A Dynamic Software for Capturing Societal Reminiscence
  • Wen Liu, The College of Kansas: Stroke Rehabilitation
  • Preeti Gupta, American Museum of Pure Historical past: DinoLens: Seeing an Unseen Previous
  • Pamela Jennings, Middle for Design Innovation: CONSTRUKTS: Augmenting design processes with interactive holograms utilizing the Microsoft HoloLens
  • Carol LaFayette and Frederic I. Parke, Texas A&M College: Extending the vary of human senses: Ultraviolet and ultrasonic notion with Microsoft HoloLens

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