Microsoft described the new ability:
Windows Holographic Shell
Microsoft announced the Windows Holographic shell for PCs in August. The company confirmed a 2017 release date and detailed spec requirements for machines. Windows Holographic is a framework for developers and manufacturers.
The shell gives dev’s access to Microsoft’s virtual Windows 10 and allows them to blend 3D and 2D applications. This allows the easy development of UWP apps in virtual reality and augmented reality. Microsoft’s HoloLens runs AR, while the company has recently embraced VR fully with plans to make virtual reality accessible.