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Microsoft HoloLens only selling "thousands" of units
« on: January 27, 2017, 08:52:05 AM »
Augmented reality devices like Google Glass and Microsoft HoloLens have a way of making the news for being innovative products, however, as Google and Microsoft have learned, they don't actually sell that well. Google of course put their project on a bit of a hold, and now Microsoft has announced that they've only sold "thousands" of their devices. Price and lack of support are playing a bit part in the slow sales, and it will be interesting to see if others jump into that market or hold off until the technology become more widely support and less expensive. The Inquirer has more on the slow selling Microsoft HoloLens.

   MICROSOFT HAS REVEALED that it's HoloLens augmented reality headset has only sold "thousands" of units since it went on sale in November.   The Microsoft HoloLens, Judge Dredd-style "mixed reality" headset, went on sale in the UK last year, with the firm offering a developer-only version for £2,179, and an enterprised-focused model for £4,529.   Speaking to The INQUIRER at the BETT show in London Thursday, Roger Walkden, Microsoft's HoloLens commercial lead, revealed that sales of the headset are so far in the "thousands," but insisted that's all that the company needs. 

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