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MRC portal or Hololens Companion. authentication is bad design for streaming.

Authentication requirement to stream live video via laptop is a bad design.

Why even need authentication to access the HoloLens if it is wired with USB?


  • Isolate them from authentication.

  • I'd say the authentication is probably needed so that someone just can't hack into your video feed by figuring out your IP address. It is kind of a security issue to have an open IP address. The Device portal also contains a lot more information than just a live stream. It also contains all of your app files on it. As well as the power to install, uninstall, start, and end apps just with a few clicks. Not to mention all of your photo and video files.

    As far as why you need it for a wired USB that's as simple as someone stealing your device and plugging it into their computer and doing the same thing.

    AR Developer

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