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DEP0001 : Unexpected Error:–2145615869 while deploying on Hololens

I have sometimes (read : often) the following error when I deploy an app on HoloLens : DEP0001 : Unexpected Error: -2145615869 It is VS that “lost” the connection to Hololens. The only way I found to fix this error is to restart VS. Convenient… To avoid getting this error too often, and since it happens mostly when the device enter [...]

How to detect if UWP app is running on Hololens

OK, I am gonna sound like Captain Obvious on this one ! You just have to check the DeviceFamily. If it is “Windows.Holographic” then you are on Hololens (The only holographic device out for the moment) Here is a state trigger : using Windows.System.Profile; using Windows.UI.Xaml; namespace DetectHololens { public class HololensStateTrigger [...]

Impressions of HoloLens

I was at //build/ last week and I had the chance to get into the HoloLens Academy. What is the HoloLens academy? It is a course delivered by the HoloLens team. An introduction to development on HoloLens. The places were very limited and, as you can imagine, there was a rush. Everybody wanted to try those enigmatic glasses. I had problem registering, [...]