CERN Computing Seminar

Microsoft HoloLens: when custom silicon powers holographic systems

by Janet Schneider (Mirosoft Corp.)

31/3-004 - IT Amphitheatre (CERN)

31/3-004 - IT Amphitheatre


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Microsoft HoloLens is the world's first untethered holographic computer. In order to accomplish this, Microsoft developed advanced sensors and custom silicon to meet the latency and power requirements. This talk will describe the system, custom hardware blocks and embedded real time operating system that enabled the algorithms that make world locked holograms possible.

About the speaker

Janet Schneider is a Principal Software Engineer in the Cryogenic Computing group at Microsoft. Together with her team she is developing the software and systems for enabling quantum computing at scale, by building a cryogenic control plane for fault tolerant quantum systems. She has over 20 years of experience developing systems software and leading teams, including lead for advanced sensor processing on custom silicon for the first version of HoloLens. She is passionate about mentoring, and is most recently a mentor for Microsoft’s Women in Computing contingent from GHC 2019. Abstract:

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