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If you’re not already familiar with Mixed Reality Toolkit (MRTK), it’s an open-source project led by Microsoft that provides UX building blocks for MR and VR applications. The experiences you build with MRTK can run on any device that supports the OpenXR runtime such as HoloLens and Meta Quest. We’ve heard from the community that they love the richness of the MRTK UI controls and that it reduces development time, especially for apps that need to run on multiple platforms. Components for hand and eye tracking, inputs, solvers, diagnostic tools, scene management, and more can help you to build experiences that look great with less effort.
We’re excited to share the next release of this powerful toolkit, MRTK3 Public Preview, at Mixed Reality Dev Days on June 8-9. With MRTK3, you’ll have the option of a lighter-weight solution which allows you to select only the components of the toolkit you need. The release also includes a new interaction system, new theming and databinding features, Unity canvas support, and an updated design language that can help you refresh your app’s look and add polish. Additionally, native OpenXR support makes it even easier to target multiple devices such as HoloLens, Meta Quest, Windows Mixed Reality, and future OpenXR-supported devices.
Be the first to learn about MRTK3 at a free event, online or in-person
Join us June 8th and 9th via livestream or at the Microsoft Campus in Redmond, WA. Either way, you’ll learn about MRTK3 directly from the engineers who are building the latest features. Catch deep technical sessions, provide feedback to the team, and ask your questions live.
By attending in-person, you’ll have access to even more goodness.
- Network with the Microsoft team and other developers.
- Catch a fireside chat or panel discussion
- Get expanded session content covering:
- How to build applications with C# and OpenXR using StereoKit, a code-first, open-source library for cross-platform development.
- Introduction to Babylon.js and how easy it is to bring mixed reality to the web.
- Recently released HoloLens features like Moving Platform Mode
Participate in the online hackathon
Mixed Reality Dev Days also marks the kickoff of a month-long online hackathon where you can compete for prizes while getting hands on with MRTK3 public preview or StereoKit. Join a team or build a solo project with access to expert support.
Learn more about Mixed Reality Dev Days and sign up now.
We look forward to connecting with you soon!
Mixed Reality Dev Days Team
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