Back in 2019, Microsoft launched the HoloLens 2 AR headset aimed at the enterprise market. Due to some limitations of current hardware technologies, Microsoft has decided not to focus on the consumer market with HoloLens 2. In an interview, Alex Kipman of Microsoft admit that HoloLens technology is not ready — in terms of comfort, in terms of immersion, in value — for consumers.
Today, The Elec (Korean website) reported that Microsoft and Samsung are working together on an AR hardware project. This joint project was started this summer and will last two years. The commercial product based on this project is expected to launch in 2024.
According to the report, multiple Samsung divisions including Samsung Display, Samsung Electro-Mechanics and Samsung SDI are involved in the project. The report also speculates that Samsung will likely be the hardware manufacturer of this AR product.
The source: The Elec
https://mspoweruser.com/microsoft-samsung-ar-hardware-project/ Report: Microsoft and Samsung working together on an AR hardware project