How-To: Use Spatial Understanding to Query your Room with HoloLens

Sebastian Gambolati
Mar 6, 2018 · 7 min read

In this story, I will show how to use your HoloLens to scan your room and place a hologram in an empty space in the floor.


One of the most interesting feature in the Mixed Reality Platform is the ability to interact with your environment placing holograms in your walls, ceiling and floor. This can be created with the HoloLen’s Spatials components, which can be viewed as a mesh representation of your surroundings.

Spatial Mapping vs Spatial…