Microsoft announced in January this year to start “layoffs 10,000 people” plan, sources said HoloLens and Mixed Reality headset department is the “focus of optimization” object, disband the entire Mixed In January this year, Microsoft announced its plan to lay off 10,000 employees.
Microsoft today announced in an official blog post that it will release the third version of MRTK in the third quarter of this year (originally scheduled for February). German tech media drwindows believes that either the previous information about the full team being disbanded was wrong, or that Microsoft has made internal adjustments and found a replacement developer.
The main highlights of MRTK V3 as follows:
- Optimize performance: Developers can use limited resources to improve the performance of HoloLens 2 and mobile platforms.
- Reduced memory footprint: By using OpenXR, developers can reduce the memory footprint of their cross-platform applications.
- Modern UI: New Unity features such as support for Unity 3D canvas reduce the time required to program and launch applications.