You Can Now Use VLC Player In Augmented Reality

The quirky traffic cone logo-ed, video-playing app hits the Windows Store for HoloLens

This week Microsoft opened the HoloLens Experience Showcase at its flagship store in New York. Developers can schedule an appointment to get hands-on time with Microsoft's new holographic augmented reality headset. Sadly, no word yet on when non-developers can get the HoloLens experience. Microsoft

VLC in Hololens

VLC, a free, open-source player for cross-platform streaming multimedia, arrived today in the Windows Store for Hololens.

Microsoft OS Group technical fellow Alex Kipman tweeted the news with a video from his own Hololens today. The experience looks much like other video streaming demos we’ve seen for Hololens so far, with scaling and tracking to pin it or take the view with you.

https://twitter.com/akipman/status/748205994199552002//

A private beta version became available earlier this month. This updated Universal Windows Platform app version replaces “VLC for Windows Store.”