Now here is something that passed under our radar. Epic Games has released the Apollo 11 Mission AR demo for Microsoft HoloLens 2. This demo is currently available for download on Unreal Engine Marketplace, and it’s a must-have for everyone owning HoloLens.
Apollo 11 AR offers a bird’s-eye view of many aspects of the historic Apollo 11 mission, including the launch itself, an accurate model of the Saturn V, a detailed reenactment of the lunar landing, and a look at Neil Armstrong’s monumental first steps on the moon.
Built for HoloLens 2 using Unreal Engine 4.23, Apollo 11 Mission AR is a fully interactive experience. This demo brings high-end PC visuals to mixed reality, featuring 7 million polygons in a physically-based rendering environment. Furthermore, the demo features fully dynamic lighting and shadows, multi-layered materials, and volumetric effects.
This demo also shows support for UE4 Composure, color temperature, and post-processing, plus OCIO LUTs, I/O for AJA video systems, and additional features that streamline mixed reality media production.
You can download this tech demo from here.
Lastly, you can find below a video showcasing this Apollo 11 HoloLens demo in action!