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Hola HoloLens: Reg man gets face time with Microsoft's holographic headset

Danny Roberts 1

Resolution

How does the resolution of these goggles stack up?

The Oculus Rift DK2 uses a 1080p screen that is expanded to fill the users full FOV with lenses, this means that a 1080p screen isn't a high enough resolution and there is a 'screen door' effect, individual pixels can clearly be seen.

I'm assuming that the resolution of the Hololens will appear better as the display is not being magnified to fill the full FOV but I struggle to see how they will be able to 'project' a 1080p film onto a wall and still have enough pixels left to cater for head movement without running a 4K+ screen.

I hope such a screen is available (at a sensible price) and also ends up in the Rift! :-)

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