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How to communicate between a HoloLens and a "regular" PC app?

AdurnatAdurnat
edited May 2017 in Questions And Answers

Hello, I've been succesfully using the Sharing features in order to cummunicate between two HoloLens and it's working fine.
Now, I would like to communicate between a HoloLens and a Unity app running on a computer on the same network but I don't know how because I'm using the HoloToolkit and the sharing features available with it but it won't even build if I try to build for PC so I'm guessing there must be another way.

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  • stepan_stulovstepan_stulov ✭✭✭
    edited May 2017

    Hey, @Adurnat

    In order to communicate between multiple devices / operating systems supported by Unity you can always use Unity's cross-platform networking API. You don't need HoloToolkit for that.

    It works fairly well and you can surely connect HoloLens to a PC.

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  • Hi @stepan_stulov, thank you for your answer !
    I'm willing to use Unity's networking API but I've built my whole current project based on Microsooft's sharing system using Custom Messages, isn't there any way to use this on a PC app? Switching my project to UNet would take days. If it's the only/best way I'll do it but if there's another way it would be great.

    Thanks again !

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