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The ultimate mixed reality device for developers
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HoloLens 2 Development Edition

HoloLens 2 Development Edition supports popular augmented reality development platforms to create mixed reality experiences. It has everything you need to

Includes a $500 Azure credit 
Purchase a HoloLens 2 Development Edition and get a $500 Azure credit.1

Includes Unity Pro and Pixyz Plugin free for three months 
Purchase a HoloLens 2 Development Edition and get a free 3-month trial of Unity Pro and Pixyz Plugin.2

CAD $4,749.00

For more information or to speak to a business specialist, call 877-345-2661 Monday – Friday, 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM PT.

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Create new experiences for a new reality

With mixed reality, the third wave of computing should be open. Build and manage apps and solutions for the HoloLens 2.

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Design for immersion and interactivity

HoloLens 2 Development Edition is the most comfortable mixed reality device available – all enhanced by the reliability, security, and scalability of cloud and AI services from Microsoft.

Build with Azure Mixed Reality Services

To assist developers in building mixed reality applications, Microsoft Azure provides a suite of services that associate and render 3D holographic content with people, places, and things.
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Build mixed reality applications with Unity Pro

Leverage the power of immersive and interactive experiences across every stage of your development lifecycle using Unity’s real-time 3D platform.

Build 3D data for real-time development

Pixyz allows you to quickly import, prep, and optimize your large CAD, mesh and point cloud models for real-time visualizations in Unity.
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Which HoloLens 2 is right for you?

Explore the different HoloLens 2 devices and find one that fits your needs.

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  • [1] Purchasers will receive redemption instructions in a post-purchase email from the Microsoft Online Store.
  • [2] Purchasers will receive redemption instructions in a post-purchase email from the Microsoft Online Store to redeem Unity Pro and Pixyz Plugin trials on 3rd party websites.
  • **Warranties, extended service plans, and Terms & Conditions for your device.
  • All sales are final. No refunds.
  • Not intended for use by children younger than 13.
  • Microsoft account is required to use HoloLens 2.
  • Microsoft HoloLens 2 has a limited Warranty. Learn more
  • Purchase is subject to Microsoft Store Terms of Use and Sale. Learn more
  • By purchasing HoloLens 2 you agree to the software license agreement here. Learn more
  • By purchasing HoloLens 2 Development Edition you also agree to the HoloLens 2 Development Edition Terms. Learn more
  • Purchases of the Microsoft HoloLens 2 Development Edition are limited to one unit per customer. I acknowledge that all sales are final and there are no refunds available on the Microsoft HoloLens 2 Development Edition. I understand that the Microsoft HoloLens 2 Development Edition is intended for development purposes only and is not permitted to be used for commercial purposes, deployed with a commercially distributed solution, or for consumer use. I further understand and acknowledge that my redemption of any credits or trials to any Microsoft or third-party services or tools may be subject to my agreement to separate terms which will be made available to me at redemption.
  • Microsoft HoloLens 2 Development Edition and related services and documentation are in English only.

    The Microsoft HoloLens 2 Development Edition is not permitted to be deployed with a commercially distributed solution. All sales are final and non-refundable. By purchasing, you hereby agree not to resell the product, and your purchase is subject to the Terms of Sale and the HL2 Development Edition Terms. Special pricing for eligible students, parents, teachers and military. May not be combinable with other offers.

    Offer valid from 9PM PST April 11, 2022 to 11:59PM PST December 31, 2022, while supplies last. Available only in Microsoft Store online in the United States and Canada, to eligible customers that receive the offer directly from the Microsoft Store Direct Sales and Support Team. Only available to K-12, higher education students, and parents purchasing on behalf of students. Your eligibility for this offer will be verified. Offer valid only on select HoloLens products. Not valid on prior orders or purchases; cannot be transferred or otherwise redeemed for cash or promo code(s). May not be combinable with other offers. No returns on purchases allowed. Promotional items given, or discounted products bought with, a qualifying product are not valid or must be returned if the qualifying product is returned. Refunds will take into account the discount. Price discount does not include taxes, shipping or other fees. Microsoft reserves the right to modify or discontinue offers at any time. Limit of 5 offers per customer. Other exclusions and limits may apply.

HoloLens 2 Development Edition FAQ

  • The HoloLens 2 Development Edition includes a HoloLens 2 device, $500 in Azure credits, a 3-month Unity Pro trial, and a 3-month Pixyz Plugin trial.
  • You may only use the HoloLens 2 Development Edition for internal building and testing of enterprise applications to be used in connection with the HoloLens 2 (commercial edition) in a production setting. As part of purchasing the Development Edition, Microsoft may, in its sole discretion, provide you with certain entitlements identified during the checkout process, such as the right to redeem certain discount credits or trial access to certain Microsoft or third-party services or tools for a limited period. Learn more
  • Your discount credits and trial access will be included inbox with your HoloLens 2 Development Edition.
  • Unity Pro is a real-time 3D platform for small/mid-sized studios/firms. It’s designed for teams with a mix of technical and non-technical skills. Learn more
  • The Pixyz Plugin reads and converts almost any format, optimizes and puts it in Unity, and stages it to provide ready-to-use assets for real-time applications. Learn more
  • Yes, financing for HoloLens 2 Development Edition is now available only in the United States.
  • With any questions related to entitlements, please contact your sales specialist at 877-345-2661, Mon to Fri, 6AM to 6PM, PT.
  • This device is for developers building mixed reality solutions. We limit one purchase per customer transaction. If your company wants to buy multiple Development Edition devices, it will require separate transactions to purchase HoloLens 2 Development Edition devices on behalf of the company.
  • No, we do not offer device transfer plans.
  • HoloLens 2 Development Edition is sold exclusively on Microsoft Store.
  • All sales are final and there are no refunds available on HoloLens 2 Development Edition.
  • Yes, this device is intended to be used for prototyping and testing mixed reality solutions.
  • No, this device is the same from a hardware requirements perspective. The Development Edition is permitted to be deployed in the aiding of the development and/or testing of applications in a commercial setting.
  • To redeem your $500 Azure credits, redeem your Azure Pass promo code and activate your subscription. Learn more
    Review the Azure Pass subscription agreement and offer details.
  • Your $500 Azure credit will expire 90 days after activating your Azure key code.
  • With your Azure credits, you can begin building with Microsoft’s ever-expanding set of cloud services. The Azure credits included with the HoloLens 2 Development Edition are to enable customers to quickly get started building and testing mixed reality applications on Azure. For complete details of building on Azure, visit Azure resources.
  • Microsoft offers a set of mixed reality services to enable developers to build and test mixed reality solutions. Learn more
  • MRTK-Unity is a Microsoft-driven project that provides a set of components and features, used to accelerate cross-platform MR app development in Unity. Learn more
  • MRTK-Unreal is the first UX Tools component to be released and is currently only supported on HoloLens 2. The component plugin includes code, blueprints, and example assets of common UX features for input simulation, hand interaction actors, press-able button components, manipulator components and follow behavior components. Learn more
  • Yes.
  • If you are abiding by the HoloLens 2 Development Edition terms and conditions, yes, you can run any released application on the Development Edition. We do not limit the use of sideloaded or stored applications for this SKU.
  • Visit the HoloLens 2 Development Edition documentation page. Learn more
  • Visit the Introduction to Mixed Reality development documentation. Learn more
  • Visit the Introduction to Mixed Reality design documentation. Learn more
  • A 3-calendar month Unity Pro trial enables access to Unity’s complete solution for professionals to create, operate and monetize. The related Unity Pro trial has no deadline to redeem.

    This offering is for new users and does not apply to established Unity Pro subscriptions. Unity Pro trial may be subject to additional terms that will be made available at redemption. Review applicable terms & conditions and privacy policy.

  • Directions to redeem

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

    Visit HoloLens 2 Development Edition documentation. Learn more
  • Yes, you can build applications with all compatible versions of Unity.
  • To get help with any questions about your Unity ID, account, organization(s) and subscription(s), please visit support.unity3d.com.
  • A 3-calendar month Pixyz Plugin trial that enables access to Pixyz to create ready-to-use assets with perfect tessellated meshes, limited polygon count, and automatic UV. The related Pixyz plugin trial has no deadline to redeem.

    This offering is for new users and does not stack on to established Pixyz subscriptions. Pixyz plugin may be subject to additional terms that will be made at redemption. Review applicable terms & conditions and privacy policy.

  • Directions to redeem

           1. Visit id.unity.com
           2. Sign in with your Pixyz or create an account
           3. Click ‘Redeem a product code’
           4. Enter product code, and click ‘Redeem a product code’

    Visit HoloLens 2 Development Edition documentation. Learn more
  • To get help with any questions about your Unity ID, account, organization(s) and subscription(s), please visit support.unity3d.com

    For Pixyz-specific support (after redeeming your trial), please visit pixyz-software.com/support.

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