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How can I communicate smartphone with Hololens?

edited March 2018 in Projects

Hi everyone,

I have to do a project where I have to send data from an Android application to a Hololens application. Firstly, I have to detect a smartphone with Hololens and later I have to send data from an Android app to Hololens app. I want the best way to do it!

I hope your help, thanks everyone!!!

Best Answer

  • edited March 2018 Accepted Answer

    Hi @josecarloses,

    One of the ways to detect your smartphone can be done using QR codes. You can generate a QR code in your Android app in order to obtain both the port and IP address scanning it with HoloLens. Depending on what you want to do with your application you can use TCP/IP or UDP protocol. There are some examples on the internet using both protocols and QR code to be used on HoloLens, therefore, check out the forum to find information related to it.

    I hope this information can help you to do what you want.

    Regards,
    Cristian.

Answers

  • edited March 2018 Accepted Answer

    Hi @josecarloses,

    One of the ways to detect your smartphone can be done using QR codes. You can generate a QR code in your Android app in order to obtain both the port and IP address scanning it with HoloLens. Depending on what you want to do with your application you can use TCP/IP or UDP protocol. There are some examples on the internet using both protocols and QR code to be used on HoloLens, therefore, check out the forum to find information related to it.

    I hope this information can help you to do what you want.

    Regards,
    Cristian.

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