The focus of the series is to engage individuals/groups who have experience with AR/VR/MR and help them create their own mixed reality application with the Microsoft HoloLens. 


  • Participants: Individuals (over 18 years in age); Teams up to four (4) people.


  • Description of HoloLens Project
  • Description of Microsoft APIs, if any, used
  • List of HoloLens Features Used

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Best Overall HoloLens Hack (2)

Up to 4 GoPro Hero5

Honorable Mention (2)

Up to 4 Unity Licenses for the team

Honorable Mention (2)

Up to 4 Substance Licenses

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Judging Criteria

  • Originality
    Is it a new use case? An original design?
  • Use of HoloLens Features
    Gaze? Gesture? Voice? Spatial Mapping? Spatial Sound? Visual Indicators?
  • Technical Difficulty
    Custom shaders? Any technical issue they overcame?
  • Use of Microsoft Services & API
    Azure? Cognitive Services? Simplygon?
  • Bonus - Polish Points
    How polished. UI features? Keep in mind though team size can affect this. Smaller teams are naturally at a disadvantage so balance that when judging this category

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