Microsoft HoloLens 2

HoloLens2 mixed reality headset.

HoloLens 2 is an untethered, mixed reality headset created by Microsoft. 

HoloLens2 mixed reality headset.

Patrons may request to reserve these headsets for a custom period outside of Studio X. This equipment is intended for XR development work. Patrons must provide a reason for using this equipment as well as attend a short training session with Studio X staff.

Reservation & Usage Policies

Making Reservations
  • Borrowers may check out headsets for use within Studio X for up to four hours if available.
  • Last call for equipment is 30 minutes prior to Studio X’s closing.
  • Reservations that are not picked up on time (~two hours) will be made available to other patrons.
  • Requests for more than two items of the same kind require approval from a Studio X staff member.
  • No more than three items may be checked out to one person at the same time.
  • Patrons are limited to booking equipment up to nine days a month.
  • Equipment may be booked up to 21 days in advance.
  • Equipment is available to currently enrolled UR students, faculty, and staff. Priority is given to borrowers using the equipment for course purposes.
  • Studio X does not provide disposable accessories such as batteries.
  • Renewing Reservations
    • Renewals are not automatic. You must check with Studio X staff to extend reservations.
    • Hourly equipment may be renewed for up to an additional four hours or until closing time (if available).
  • Picking Up Equipment:
    • A valid UR ID is required to check out equipment and must be presented at time of checkout.
    • Equipment must be picked up by the individual who made the reservation.
  • Returning Equipment
    • Equipment must be returned directly to Studio X.
  • Please do not attempt to sanitize equipment. Borrowers may inadvertently damage the equipment. Studio X staff will sanitize the equipment following this process before its next use.
Late Fees & Fines
  • $5.00/per hour until $25.00
  • After one day, the equipment is considered to be lost, and the replacement cost (item cost) is charged to the borrower’s account. Upon return, the replacement cost will be waived.
  • Fines and fees may be paid at the Carlson Q&i Desk using a credit card. Cash and checks are not accepted. Unpaid bills will be reported to the Bursar or other appropriate authority.
  • When fines accrue to $100, patrons will be unable to reserve equipment until the fines are resolved.
Loss & Damages
  • If the equipment is lost, damaged, or stolen, the borrower is required to pay its replacement cost.
  • All pieces of the equipment must be returned and in the same condition as in which they were lent. Please check the equipment tag for full list.
Health & Safety
  • Prior to each reservation, Studio X sanitizes its equipment using a combination of UVC light technologynanotechnology spray, and alcohol-based sanitizers. Read more about this process here.
  • If you are experiencing any symptoms of a cold, like a sore throat, coughing, or sinus issues, please do not use the equipment.
  • Wash your hands or use an alcohol-based disinfectant. Let your hands dry completely before using the equipment.
HoloLens 2 Technical Specifications

Read about HoloLens technical specifications here.

Documentation & Tutorials