On Wednesday, 21st of January, Microsoft unraveled its new version of Windows 10 with three-dimensional (3D) interactive capabilities using a headset the company called ‘Hololens‘. The company showcased the new headset which allows the user to interact in a three dimensional way with the images on the computer and can be switched across multiple platforms such as tablet, smartphone and console.
According to Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella “Windows 10 is built for a world in which there are going to be more devices on the planet than people.”
He further pointed out that the new version of the windows operating system will be available as a free upgrade for current users of Window 8.1 or 7, the current version in the market now. However, he is yet to announce a specific date when Windows 10 will be available to the public except mentioning that it will be sometimes later this year.
Microsoft Gaming Executive, Phil Spenser also explained that Windows 10 will be the choice for game programmers because of its user’s interactive capabilities with the images on the computer. He also mentioned in a more serious tone, beside for gamers, the new version can be used by surgeon to practice their operations and other technical task such as plumbers practice repairing pipes more accurately when done virtually.
The new 3 dimensional enabled Windows 10 can be an answer to Google Glass which was launched last year that allow users to have 3D interactive capabilities on modern devices.