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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Holos?

Holos is a suite of tools that empowers you create, discover, and share immersive learning experiences, giving you a new way to teach that improves learning outcomes by fostering higher engagement and retention.

How much does Holos cost?

We take an all-inclusive approach where you pay one fee annually per school. Please refer to our Pricing page for more information.

Who created Holos?

Holos started out as a project by founders Dan Borkhus and Tyler Waite at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2016. Everyone on the current team is multidisciplinary, and takes a wholistic and humanistic approach to developing software.

How do I use Holos in my classroom?


What devices work with Holos?

Currently, Holos runs on desktop VR headsets under the OpenVR runtime. This includes the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, as well as Windows Mixed Reality Headsets. We use the Leap Motion add-on to empower you to use Holos with only your hands. The AR Window app runs on the iPad (March 2018 or newer).

Is Holos COPPA-compliant?

Yes. Protecting user data, and especially data from children, is core to our mission. We closely follow COPPA best practices according to the FTC. For this reason, we require parental consent before granting access to our app.

Is data from the app used for any other purpose, like advertising?

No. Any data that we collect is strictly used for us to gain insights on how people are using Holos in an effort to make a better experience for all.

How do I contact Holos?

You can email us at