Excerpts from the life of Alex Kipman

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Alex Kipman – the name is on everyone’s lips. As chief inventor of HoloLens and creator of Microsoft’s Kinect motion controller, he is an outstanding personage in the Age of Technology.

Especially his work for Microsoft and the Xbox department was crowned with success – even his everyday work speaks for itself.

“Kipman’s daily routine at Microsoft is very different from your average workday. In between critiquing secret projects and attending brainstorming meetings, Kipman blocks off several hours a day for “creating,” according to Fast Company.

If you want to learn more about his career and development, follow the link below and read the full article of UK Business Insider:

Everything You Need To Know About Microsoft’s Alex Kipman – Business Insider.

Exploring Project Baraboo

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WIRED together with chief inventor Alex Kipman explored Project Baraboo – which is the official codename for HoloLens.

As we are all curious about the new wearable, Kipman explains how holograms come into existance:

“To create Project HoloLens’ images, light particles bounce around millions of times in the so-called light engine of the device. Then the photons enter the goggles’ two lenses, where they ricochet between layers of blue, green and red glass before they reach the back of your eye. “When you get the light to be at the exact angle,” Kipman tells me, “that’s where all the magic comes in.”

For more detailed information about the Hands-On with HoloLens and an in-depth look into Kipman’s philosophy of holographic computing read the full article!

Project HoloLens: Our Exclusive Hands-On With Microsoft’s Holographic Goggles | WIRED.