HoloLens is Amazing. Watches are Smart. World is Crazy. What Will This Mean to QA Testers?

TestFortExpert by TestFortExpert on 01/24/2015

HoloLens is Amazing. Watches are Smart. World is Crazy. What Will This Mean to QA Testers?

Wow, just look at that… Wow… It’s… It’s, wow, amazing, I wish I had, WOW! Ok, I’m back to being myself now after watching Microsoft’s new HoloLens promo for the 687 time. It’s spectacular. And nailing Google at their own game? Who thought good old Bill still has several aces up his sleeve? Top that, Oculus, we dare you!

Ok, I believe I’m done hailing Microsoft for finally doing something right (seemingly). Back to reality now. Still it was amazing. And now I’m done. Surely I understand the difference between Oculus and its virtual reality and HoloLens which ads reality with vitality. But those are not the only wearable gadgets, when there is PS 4’s headset, Google glass (though canceled still kicking), etc., etc. And there are finally watches and other fun stuff you can wear and benefit from. If you are providing quality assurance services you may be in trouble.

Such devices are opening a new world of challenges to software testers!

Every new ‘revolutionary’ tech is met with a blend of both excitement and criticism (especially if Microsoft’s involved). That is a common reaction of the audience. Words like “Sure it’s awesome, but will it work as promised” are overfilling today’s internet. Those are just the challenges any tester is to overcome for the product is delivered as it was meant to. Many of those come from fear of testing something brand new and innovative. Something nobody gas tester before. As a result we are facing with such hardcore stuff as:

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