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Hologram not stable (swim) when attached to a specific surface

Hi you there,

I attached hologram object around the real surface but observed apparent "swimming" when I moved my head. However when I raised the position off a bit (few inches higher), the issue is mostly gone. Note that I have calibrated the device several times. Does anyone have idea on what is wrong with this? Thank you!



  • Hi Simon,

    Do you see the hologram changing positions when looking at it from different positions around the room?

    If you only see the "swim" while shaking your head, this effect may be due to the stabilization plane. The Hololens OS makes a best effort to automatically identify the right stabilization plane for holograms you place in the world. When there is a real world surface adjacent to the hologram, the stabilization plane may not perfectly match the Hologram you are looking at.

    For more information, please check out https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/mixed-reality/hologram_stability


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