Microsoft HoloLens Future in Question Project Leader Departs: Here we are sharing a piece of big news with you. Microsoft Corp said the executive in charge of its HoloLens goggles is quitting the company, putting the future of its increased reality-based project in question. Alex Kipman was with the Redmond, Washington-based software firm since 2001, and had alleged inappropriate behavior toward female workers at Microsoft by recent and former employees in an Insider report in late May. He had been the public face of the HoloLens initiative and his departure arrives at a sensitive time for the project, as Microsoft is determining whether to continue developing its own AR hardware, according to the familiar with the matter. Here we have more information about the news and we will share it with you in this article. Follow More Update On GetIndiaNews.com
According to the sources, Now HoloLens hardware will be managed by Panson Panay and who heads up Microsoft’s surface computer division, While Jeff Teper is a corporate vice president managing areas as the Teams collaboration product, will take the software part of the community, the people said. Microsoft Cloud chief Scott Guthrie detailed the changes on Tuesday in a memo sent to executive staff, as per the people, who decreased to be named because the company has been not publicly discussing the decision. You are on the right page for getting the right information about the news.
Before HoleLens, Kipman was stints at Microsoft’s Windows and Xbox teams and was one of its biggest workers. The Insider report claimed that longtime executive at the company like Kipman was allowed to engage in verbal and sexual harassment of employees. The changes arrive as Microsoft waits on the fate of the $21.9 billion contracts that can control whether there’s enough demand for the HoloLens to continue the product development. The company was allowed to provide a customized version of the head-worn accessory for the US Army in a 10 years accord that will also include 121.500 goggles along with spare parts.
Microsoft has other commercial consumers for HoloLens and might have to reevaluate whether to keep creating HoloLens hardware. The deal is already done with Samsung Electronics Co. which could authorize the South Korean electronics giant to start creating hardware for Microsoft’s corporate consumers, the people said. Microsoft disclosed what was then the top-secret HoloLens project at a Windows event in 2015. Here we have shared all the information which we had. So stay tuned for more updates.