Microsoft pushes AR/VR features with upcoming Windows 10 update

Lenovo Explorer hands-on
Lenovo pulls the curtain back on its Explorer Windows Mixed Reality headset
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02 September, 2017

This will be the fourth major update to Windows 10, and it is one that has been keenly awaited by users of the operating system, although it's not going to be without its share of disappointments. All of this innovation will be brought to life by a range of beautifully designed, and feature rich modern devices available from our hardware partners this holiday.

Perhaps the most exciting feature arriving with the update is Windows Mixed Reality, the software giant's platform that will work with new VR headsets and motion controllers from companies such as Acer, Dell, HP, and Lenovo.

Emoji Picker will let you find the emoji faster in any of the Windows 10 apps. Inputs will also change, with support for eye-tracking and the ability to more widely and more easily use digital pens. OneDrive Files On-Demand is the long-awaited replacement for the placeholders that were found in Windows 8.1 and removed in Windows 10. As much as there's been no real hint of such a game in development, when the likes of Bethesda is busy porting over its mainstream shooter titles to first person VR, it wouldn't be too big of a stretch of the imagination for Microsoft to opt for something similar.

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In a blog post, Terry Myerson, Executive VP of the Windows and Devices Group, discussed all of the ways that the Fall Creators Update will improve Windows 10. Win10 will also offer "Game Mode", which allows video gamers to devote the full processing power of their computers to what they are playing, as if it was an Xbox game console, the company said. This will be ideal for those users who are planning on playing Xbox Play Anywhere games.

So, if you're eager to get your hands on the Fall Creators Update, you can either play guinea pig with the Insider Preview right now, or wait just over a month and a half for the software to reach RTM status. And for us, those experiences begin with Windows 10, the most-popular version of Windows on the planet, with over 500 million devices in homes, businesses, and schools helping you create and play. That allows eye controllers to replace mouse and keyboard.

The Explorer ships in October, and the pricing will seem very familiar if you've read about other WMR headsets.


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