Commercial features

The Microsoft HoloLens Commercial Suite includes features that make it easier for businesses to manage HoloLens devices. Commercial features are included in the Windows operating system, but they are enabled by a license. In nearly all cases, the license is enabled by Microsoft Device Management when the HoloLens device enrolls in an organization. Contact your local Microsoft account manager to purchase the Microsoft HoloLens Commercial Suite.

Key commercial features

With kiosk mode, HoloLens launches directly into the app of your choice.
With kiosk mode, HoloLens launches directly into the app of your choice.

  • Kiosk mode. With HoloLens kiosk mode, you can limit which apps to run to enable demo or showcase experiences.

Mobile Device Management on HoloLens provides enterprise grade device management across multiple devices.
Mobile Device Management on HoloLens provides enterprise grade device management across multiple devices.

  • Mobile Device Management (MDM) for HoloLens. Your IT department can manage multiple HoloLens devices simultaneously using solutions like Microsoft Intune. You will be able to manage settings, select apps to install and set security configurations tailored to your organization's need.
  • Windows Update for Business. Controlled operating system updates to devices and support for long term servicing branch.
  • Data security. BitLocker data encryption is enabled on HoloLens to provide the same level of security protection as any other Windows device.
  • Work access. Anyone in your organization can remotely connect to the corporate network through virtual private network on a HoloLens. HoloLens can also access Wi-Fi networks that require credentials.
  • Windows Store for Business. Your IT department can also set up an enterprise private store, containing only your company’s apps for your specific HoloLens usage. Securely distribute your enterprise software to selected group of enterprise users.

Development Edition vs. Commercial Suite

FeaturesDevelopment EditionCommercial Suite
Device Encryption (Bitlocker)X
Virtual Private Network (VPN)X
Kiosk modeX
Management and deployment
Mobile Device Management (MDM)XX
Ability to block un-enrollmentX
Cert Based Corporate Wi-Fi AccessX
Windows Store (Consumer)ConsumerFiltering via MDM
Business Store PortalX
Security and Identity
Login with Azure Active Directory (AAD)XX
Login with Microsoft Account (MSA)XX
Next Generation Credentials with PIN unlockXX
Secure bootXX
Servicing and Support
Automatic system updates as they arriveXX
Windows Update for BusinessX
Long term servicing branchX

Enabling commercial features

Commercial features like Windows Store for Business, kiosk mode, and enterprise Wi-Fi access are setup by an organization's IT admin. The Windows IT Center for HoloLens provides step by step instructions for device enrollment and installing apps from Windows Store for Business.

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