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Windows 10 Creators Update is all about AR and VR

The company is pushing virtual and augmented reality pretty hard, and they will show that in their next Windows 10 update named Creators Update.

@LanaJelic
Published Thu, Oct 27 2016 7:36 AM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:57 AM CST

At the event in New York, Microsoft has announced they are partnering with top PC makers, such as HP, Lenovo, Dell, ASUS, and Acer, to build VR headsets. They also revealed the Surface studio, an ultra-thin transforming all-in-one aimed at transforming your desk into a fully-fledged workstation studio.

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The company is pushing virtual and augmented reality pretty hard, and they will show that in their next Windows 10 update named Creators Update. Due out in spring next year, the Windows 10 Creators Update will be focused on bringing the VR and AR experience to millions of users around the world.

At the event, the representatives of the company stated they want 3D available to everyone. The Creators Update will be largely built around Microsoft Paint, which will become Paint 3D, and from what we saw, it's pretty impressive.

Microsoft stated:

The Creators Update will enable anyone to create, share and experience in 3D and mixed reality, connect people faster to those they care about most and empower every gamer to be a broadcaster. And with the Creators Update, Microsoft Edge will be the first browser to bring 3D to the web.

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With Windows 10 and a compatible headset, users will be able to enjoy Windows apps, features, games and media in VR and AR. Of course, Microsoft is expecting this update will boost the sales of their upcoming VR headsets, scheduled for 2017.

The Creators Update will also bring MyPeople feature, which will make easier for users to connect. This feature will highlight your close contacts in the bottom toolbar, and make it possible to drag and drop files or photos directly with them, via Mail, Xbox or Skype.

This free update comes in early 2017.

Lana has a passion for technology and science. She spends her time looking for the latest and most interesting technology and science news. Her passion is in gadgets, wearables, and other cool and interesting applications of technology or science. She also spends her free time gaming in MMOs like World of Warcraft. She has prior experience covering technology for publications and breaking news. If she’s not doing either, you might just find her exploring the metaverse in VR. Lana wants to expand TweakTown’s coverage of mobile, wearables and gadgets while also bringing her experience with science and general tech to TweakTown. Her area of coverage is around science, technology, smartphones, wearables, and general neat gadgets. She hopes to one day be able to drive around in her self-driving car while she schedules an appointment for a SpaceX trip to the moon on her smartwatch.

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