I can imagine a whole collection of ways that Microsoft’s HoloLens could impact the fitness business. I’ve long been intrigued by ways for the cloud to help experts scale their audience and earnings, but bridging the digital-physical world divide is a real challenge in some niches. When doing robotics research in grad school I got to experiment with virtual reality glasses to facilitate 3D mechanism design, and when Facebook bought Oculus Rift the product category got a boost in buzz, but it looks like Microsoft’s version takes things to a whole different level with the ability to interact through the web.
Welcome to BFT – Business, Fitness, Technology. The three things I’m most passionate about and the subject of this blog. I hope you find it useful.