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Can the world anchor scope be adjusted?


I've played around a little with the world anchors on HoloLens and it works just fine. I can restart the app and the object is still where I've anchored it - as long as I didn't change the "outer environment". I have tried it in a car and anchored an object in the cockpit. This anchor will only be recognized if the car hasn't left the location where the anchor was positioned. If I park anywhere else then where I have placed the anchor, it doesn't get recognized even though the cockpit is still the same.

That's Why my question:
Can I somehow change the range or scope of this anchor, such that the "outer environment" isn't taken into account and only the cockpit will be considered?

Kind regards,

Best Answer


  • MrGTMrGT
    edited November 2017

    Thank you for your answer!
    I had this solution (with markers) in mind, but wanted to really make sure, that there is no better one with world anchors. May be, thats an idea for future releases of the MixedRealityToolkit :)

    Thanks! :smile:

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