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Is it possible to run an Shared experience server on Hololens device?

Im new to Hololens and everything about it, but currently Im trying to get some answers about shared experiences. I have seen that there is an SharedService.exe and thats what creates the server locally on a computer. My question is can the service that creates the server run on Hololens device and the Hololens act as server and client? How can I achieve that?

Answers

  • I don't believe you can with SharedService.exe since it is not a UWP app.

    However, you could do PeerToPeer networking and have 1 hololens act as a 'server'. UNET is the best options I know of for peer to peer on Hololens.

    Taqtile

  • Ok, thanks for your help will definitely will give a look at UNET.

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