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Show Holograms on HoloLens App while running video call on Skype

Hello! We understand from Skype FAQ that Skype will switch to voice call when we are in another HoloLens app. We hope to seek advice on how to show Holograms on a Holographic app while running video call on Skype. We tried to use REST API to simulate Skype's video call but if Skype is able to achieve this, it will be tremendously valuable.


  • Hi @Leongys_ARTC .. Any luck on this? Also, how did implement the REST api to simulate skype's video call?

  • We used the "/api/holographic/stream/live.mp4 (GET)" to retrieve mp4 chunks from HoloLens using HTTP GET method on LabVIEW (PC). It is still a one-way traffic but it is good enough for our application. This method allows PC to receive video containing holograms from our own holographic apps. Our challenge is that the speed is slow, and we cannot perform the "ink mode" like in skype. Any advise on this?

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