MICROSOFT has created a wand that controls games while wearing its HoloLens headset.
The device will likely be used as a gun in shoot ’em up games as well as a wand to point and interact with objects that you perceive to be in front of you.
A patent filing, spotted by WalkingCat, reveals an accessory with buttons, a trigger, a finger guard and a light indicator that tells you when it’s on.
There were scant details in the filings, but it’s very likely the wand will sync to Microsoft’s HoloLens “mixed reality” headset.
HoloLens is immersive, but it doesn’t block out the real world.
Instead, it places holographic pictures into physical surroundings to see, place and interact as if the holograms are part of the physical world.
It’s not hard to imagine Harry Potter-esque magic games or more vicious shoot ’em up games being played with the futuristic controller.
Eagle-eyed tech fans might notice that they look strikingly similar to Sony’s PlayStation virtual reality controller.
The tech rival has its own virtual reality headset, used primarily for gaming.
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Microsoft’s HoloLens is targeted at education and the workplace, rather than pure entertainment.
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