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Azure mixed reality

Mixed reality for every developer and every business.

Demystifying mixed reality

Mixed reality is a blend of the physical world and digital world. In mixed reality, digital information is represented by holograms—objects made of light and sound—that appear in the space around you. Through artificial intelligence, these holograms respond to commands and interact with real-world surfaces in real time for a more natural and intuitive experience. In short, mixed reality helps you bring your work and data to life when you need it, where you need it. Start building secure, collaborative mixed reality solutions today using intelligent services, best-in-class hardware, and cross-platform tools.

Intelligent services

Make the world your app canvas. Build applications with spatial awareness to enable 3D training, predictive equipment maintenance, design review, and more in the context of your users’ environments.

Best-in-class hardware

With HoloLens 2 and Azure Kinect DK, our best depth sensors and computer vision are at your fingertips, so you can build for your most critical scenarios and focus on what matters: code.

Cross-platform support

Engage larger audiences with documentation and support for mobile and HoloLens devices. With development tools for a broad range of platforms, you’re empowered to build your way.

Trusted cloud security

Step confidently into mixed reality with enterprise-grade privacy and compliance at your back. Easily spot and close down threats or gaps with built-in security tools and intelligence.


"The 2D screen cannot convey a problem that's so complicated. You add augmented reality to that, and you can understand what's really happening."

Paul Mihalic, Distinguished Software Architect, Bentley Systems

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Create more helpful, relevant experiences using intelligent services

Unlock what every human is an expert at—the three-dimensional, physical world around us—with Azure mixed reality services. Help people create, learn, and collaborate more effectively by capturing and surfacing digital information within the context of their work and world. Bring 3D to mobile devices, headsets, and other untethered devices. Using Azure, help ensure that your most sensitive information is protected.

Five people in a meeting where two people are wearing HoloLens 2 devices to view a diagram in mixed reality.

Build multi-user, spatially aware mixed reality applications using Spatial Anchors.

Five people wearing HoloLens 2 devices and standing around a table viewing architectural designs in mixed reality

Experience 3D without compromise using Remote Rendering.

Two people using HoloLens 2 devices to build an automobile

Automatically align and anchor 3D content to objects in the physical world.

Gain deeper spatial understanding through best-in-class hardware

Gather rich data about physical environments—and the people and things in them—with advanced sensor technology. Or, put your workforce at the center of an immersive business solution with the ultimate mixed reality device.

HoloLens 2

Collaborate around interactive holograms with an untethered mixed reality headset and suite of solutions built for your business.

Build for your widest audience with cross-platform support

Deliver the value of mixed reality across mobile devices, headsets, PCs, and augmented reality (AR) platforms. Azure Kinect DK supports Windows and Linux (preview), and mixed reality services on Azure support development for HoloLens, iOS, and Android.

Deliver secure, multi-user mixed reality experiences on a trusted cloud

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Join other industry leaders in mixed reality