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Microsoft says new augmented reality headset to go on sale in September

FILE PHOTO - Microsoft's Alex Kipman, the man responsible for the HoloLens augmented reality device, presents the HoloLens 2 ahead of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp's second generation HoloLens augmented reality headset will go on sale in September, the company's executive vice president Harry Shum said on Thursday.

Shum made the comment in a speech at the World Artificial Intelligence Conference in Shanghai.

(Reporting by Yilei Sun and Josh Horwitz, Writing by Brenda Goh; Editing by Muralikumar Anantharaman)