As schools around the world respond to COVID-19, the need for hybrid learning tools has never been more urgent. According to The World Bank, the pandemic has disrupted education in over 150 countries and affected 1.6 billion students. Microsoft is committed to supporting education institutions in developing and preparing the future workforce.
Today, we are excited to announce that education institutions are eligible for a 10% discount on Microsoft HoloLens 2 Development Edition. Join the numerous education institutions accelerating and improving learning results with hands on lesson plans that convey complex topics in 3D with HoloLens 2 Development Edition.
Improve student outcomes and teach from anywhere
With HoloLens 2 Development Edition, education institutions can revolutionize curriculum and build mixed reality solutions that empower instructors to:
Augment teaching with virtual collaboration and instructional experience.
Provide experiential learning allowing students to integrate textbook concepts into their physical environment.
Conduct virtual assessments that enable students to advance their learning with self-serve holographic evaluations.
Case Western University, a world-renowned education institution, created a custom mixed reality application for HoloLens 2, HoloAnatomy, to advance student learning. Students who used HoloAnatomy on HoloLens 2, scored 50 percent better on their retention tests and required 40 percent less class time.
Get started today with HoloLens 2 Development Edition
HoloLens 2 Development Edition costs $3,500 and combines the capabilities of HoloLens 2 with Azure, Unity, and Pixyz to empower institutions to build interactive experiences and render 3D holographic content with people, places, and things. The included Unity Pro and Pixyz Plugin 3-month trials provide institutions a comprehensive toolset to create and deploy immersive and engaging mixed reality experiences. With an intuitive UI and toolset, rich interactivity, and true flexibility, Unity is the most versatile and widely used real-time 3D creative development platform for visualizing products and building interactive and virtual experiences.
HoloLens 2 Development Edition
Value (MSRP in USD)
HoloLens 2 Device
3-month Unity Pro license
3-month Pixyz Plugin license
Total Development Edition Value
Total cost of HoloLens 2 Development Edition
Learn more about HoloLens 2 and mixed reality and get started today.