HoloMeeting Update V1.5.1

April 18, 2018

You can now join HoloMeeting from a Windows Mixed Reality Headset.This function had previously been in beta while we tested and tweaked the application in order to ensure full functionality and compatibility with HoloLens. However, we are happy to fully announce this now and it will be available to our HoloMeeting early access clients shortly via an automatic update. We have also overhauled the sharing system in general. 

Here is the latest update news of our immersive HoloMeeting application. We aim to bring you updates on a regular basis of updates and feature additions alongside our development cycle.We had extended our cycle for this latest update in order to bring some good news regarding the Windows Mixed Reality ecosystem.

In short: 

- You can now join HoloMeeting from a Windows Mixed Reality Headset.This function had previously been in beta while we tested and tweaked the application in order to ensure full functionality and compatibility with HoloLens. However, we are happy to fully announce this now and it will be available to our HoloMeeting early access clients shortly via an automatic update. We have also overhauled the sharing system in general. 

 

More info on our previous update can be found here but we also provide regular updates via our general blog too.

Since we will be demoing HoloMeeting at Microsoft Build, the next update will be released on Thursday, 24th of May 2018. 

HoloMeeting Update V 1.5.1

New

  • Mixed Reality: Join from a Mixed Reality headset
  • Mixed Reality: Open the menu using the hamburger icon on the controller
  • Mixed Reality: When viewing Revit files in life size, the room environment will be hidden to give you an unobstructed view
  • Later joiner system - no matter when you join a meeting, you will see all shared objects inside the holographic workspace
  • Leaver system - all your objects inside the shared workspace will persist after you've left
  • Overhauled sharing system - share large files 90% faster regardless of whether you are using a business or personal OneDrive account

Improved

  • Improved shared holographic workspace synchronisation system
  • Objects touching the shared holographic workspace are now shared (their centre point does not need to be in the box anymore)
  • The shared holographic workspace is now visible when no objects are inside 
  • Implemented scrolling for OneDrive
  • Added download bar for OneDrive videos 
  • Added hover animation when gazing on participant list

Fixed

  • Fixed "Asset Bundle is null" error
  • Uppercase MP4 files are now playable
  • Fixed a potential "camera in use" error when you bloomed out while the live feed was running
  • Fixed render order layer for red record button on the top left of the menu

Known Bugs

  • DAE files without textures are currently not working

 

Fortnighty Development Cycle and Updates

As mentioned, we are operating HoloMeeting on a fortnightly deveopment sprint cycle. This is part of our agile implementation to fit in with our Early Access Program, of which we are currently on-boarding our initial clients.

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If you have a HoloLens and want to give it a try yourself, simply click the chat button on the right to arrange a demo with one of our team members.

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