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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 ...start experimenting with code and building proofs of concept.

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

NZ$6,199.00 incl. GST

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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.

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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    Valid on purchases of physical products made at Microsoft Store online with a valid Microsoft Account and at Microsoft Experience Centers in select markets for 60 days from the date the customer receives the product (“Offer Period”). Excludes Surface Hub, HoloLens, and Windows DevKit. Customer is eligible only if price of the purchased product is reduced during the Offer Period and in stock. For purchases from Microsoft Store, contact Microsoft Store Sales and Support with your Microsoft Account information and any other information requested by a representative. For purchases from a Microsoft Experience Center, customer must return to the location with receipt. Price adjustment will be provided in same manner as purchase method. Limit 1 price adjustment per product. Price adjustments apply only to purchase price and do not include taxes, shipping or other fees. Microsoft reserves the right to modify or discontinue offers at any time.
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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 third-party websites.
  • 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 licence 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.

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 licence agreement here. Learn more
By purchasing HoloLens 2 Development Edition you also agree to the HoloLens 2 Development Edition Terms. Learn more

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
  • Financing for HoloLens 2 Development Edition is only available  in the United States.
  • With any questions related to entitlements, please contact your sales specialist at 866-425-4709, Mon to Fri, 6AM to 6PM, PST.
  • 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 online.
  • 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 USD $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 get 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 behaviour 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 three-calendar month Unity Pro trial enables access to Unity’s complete solution for professionals to create, operate and monetise. 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 three-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, organisation(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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