Microsoft's Holographic Remoting app lets you stream apps from your PC or Xbox to HoloLens

The face of Neowin's HoloLens 2 coverage, João Carrasqueira

Microsoft's HoloLens 2 ships with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 850 chipset, along with Microsoft's custom Holographic Processing Unit (HPU). But if you want something beefier than what the standalone holographic computing headset can provide, the company now has a Holographic Remoting Player (spotted by The Digital Lifestyle) app for you.

The app will allow you to stream apps from your PC or your Xbox One, so you'll have a lot more resources. Of course, this isn't for running just any old app. Developers have to target the Holographic Remoting host app, as is described in the documentation. They'll be able to integrate the feature into existing apps though, which include both Win32 and UWP.

The app uses a Wi-Fi connection, so you're still not tethered to anything, one of the key selling points of the HoloLens. Moreover, Microsoft says that a "typical" wireless connection has as low as 50ms latency. And if that's not clear enough, that means that 50ms is a best-case scenario.

If you want to check out the Holographic Remoting Player app, you can find it on the Microsoft Store here.

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