Microsoft announced wearable holograms for its HoloLens gaming platform at an event in New York today.
The on-stage demonstration showed a game player wearing a HoloLens headset with a weapon formed around his hand. He used this to do battle with some scary-looking robo-monsters.
He also used the weapon to go into a mode that stunned the enemy creatures and drew them into the weapon.
Microsoft pointed out that the HoloLens is completely untethered from computers so the player can walk around freely.
After the demo, Microsoft announced that they are taking applications for the devkit today ($3000). They expect these kits to ship the first quarter of 2016.