HoloLens 2 Development Edition

Start building for mixed reality with this offer that combines HoloLens 2 with free trials of Unity software and Azure credits for cloud services. Learn how to go beyond the basics and start developing for mixed reality.

Learn about the Development Edition

Note

The Development Edition is not permitted to be deployed with a commercially distributed solution. The Development Edition is permitted to be deployed in the aiding of the development and/or testing of applications in a commercial setting.

The HoloLens 2 Development Edition includes a HoloLens 2, $500 in Azure credits, a 3-month Unity Pro Trial, and a 3-month PiXYZ plugin trial:

Bundle feature Description
Unity A real-time 3D development platform.
Pixyz plug-in for Unity A bridge for connecting the engineering & CAD worlds with the development world.
$500 in Azure credits for Azure services The Azure credits included with the HoloLens 2 Development Edition are to quickly get started building and testing mixed reality applications on Azure.

HoloLens 2 Development Edition

Redeem your credits

Unity

You'll have received a unique code. Directions to redeem Unity Pro trial:

  1. Visit id.unity.com
  2. Sign in with your Unity ID or create one
  3. Click Redeem a product code
  4. Enter product code, and click Redeem a product code

More details on How to activate a Unity license. Contact Unity Support for help as needed.

Pixyz

You'll have received a unique code. Directions to redeem Pixyz Plugin trial:

  1. Visit id.unity.com
  2. Click Redeem a product code
  3. Enter your Pixyz Plugin product code, and click Redeem a product code

More details on how to Redeem your Pixyz license. Contact Pixyz Support for help as needed.

Azure

Here are some common Azure products for Mixed Reality you may wish you redeem your Azure credit for. How to redeem Azure credits: To redeem your $500 Azure credits, redeem your Azure Pass promo code and activate your subscription. Learn more.

Get started developing

Choose your engine, download your tools, and dust off your keyboard. Welcome to the Mixed Reality ecosystem - it's time to create.

Checkpoint Outcome
Start Designing and Prototyping Start your adventure into designing Mixed Reality applications across core concepts, interaction models, and UX elements.
Start Developing for Mixed Reality Choose your engine, download your tools, add core building blocks, and start building today.
Explore Azure Cloud Services Build compelling immersive experiences with Azure Remote Rendering and Azure Spatial Anchors.

Developer Edition additional resources

Next steps

  1. Start interacting right away with Mixed Reality and navigating Windows 10 on your HoloLens - check out the Tips app for hands-on tutorials for hand interactions. Use the start gesture to go to Start or say "Go to Start" and select Tips.
  2. Click below to continue reading about getting around HoloLens 2.