Hello everyone.

We have decided to phase out the Mixed Reality Forums over the next few months in favor of other ways to connect with us.

The first way we want to connect with you is our mixed reality developer program, which you can sign up for at https://aka.ms/IWantMR.

The plan between now and the beginning of May is to clean up old, unanswered questions that are no longer relevant. The forums will remain open and usable.

On May 1st we will be locking the forums to new posts and replies. They will remain available for another three months for the purposes of searching them, and then they will be closed altogether on August 1st.

So, where does that leave our awesome community to ask questions? Well, there are a few places we want to engage with you. For technical questions, please use Stack Overflow, and tag your questions using either hololens or windows-mixed-reality. If you want to join in discussions, please do so in the HoloDevelopers Slack, which you can join by going to https://aka.ms/holodevelopers. And always feel free to hit us up on Twitter @MxdRealityDev.

Has anyone with a large head been able to use the Hololens?

I have a large head and am concerned I won't be able to use the Hololens. Has anyone with a 25.5" -to- 26" head (per the Hololens fitting instructions) been able to wear and effectively use a Hololens? I've read (replies to another post) that the inside of the headband is about 24.5" (imperfect measurement). I see there is padding on the inner layer of the headband, but I can't tell if that would be enough to make it usable for me.

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  • JasonJason ✭✭

    @ASpulak I have tested the device on multiple people (20-30) and it has fit everyone. It was a tight fit for one person though.

  • Thank you for your answers. :)

  • I've let more than a dozen people use my Hololens. All of them only needed to be shown the air-tap and bloom commands. Everything else was intuitive. I have a large head 25.5" hat size. The device is tight, but works well once positioned right. Several of the people who tried mine out also used the Oculus RIFT and said Hololens was more interactive, putting you right in the middle of the holograms. The RIFT is more like a wrap-around large-screen TV. They are different tools with different purposes.

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