Magic Leap’s AI ‘Mica’ Won’t Turn Off Your Lights, Play Your Music, or Give Directions

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Magic Leap today released a blogpost detailing more motivation behind building Mica, the company’s upcoming AI announced at Leap Con last year. SEE ALSO Magic Leap Shows off Upcoming Enterprise Apps Focused on Professional 3D Design.

The Ghost Howls’s VR Week Peek (2019.07.28): Valve Index is now available immediately, Oculus and Magic Leap update their devices and much more!

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Magic Leap has just rolled an important update. Magic Leap this week has rolled an important Update to LuminOS , adding important features: There is now full hands tracking, and the user can see the mesh of his/her hand. Amazon Prime Video comes to Oculus mobile devices.

Vuzix Blade AR Smart Glasses Now Support Amazon Alexa, DJI Drones

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The Alexa built-in certified smart glasses are now available directly through Amazon. “The custom Alexa application developed by Vuzix has been certified by Amazon, paving the way for the Vuzix Blade Smart Glasses to become an Alexa Built-in smart glasses device,” added Travers.

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Magic Leap CEO Interview: For $2,295, Start Living 10 Years Ahead Of Everyone Else

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Magic Leap is taking orders for its first product, the $2,295 Magic Leap One Creator Edition augmented reality glasses. CEO Rony Abovitz has been waiting for this day for a long time — since he started Magic Leap in his garage in Florida back in 2010. But there’s bound to be a letdown at some point, and the reality is that these kinds of big leap innovations still cost a lot of money and take a lot of time to develop and get to the market.

The Ghost Howls’s VR Week Peek (2019.11.18): Magic Leap may be in trouble, Carmack leaving Oculus and much more!

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Image by Magic Leap). Is Magic Leap in trouble? The Magic Leap could become a tragic leap , using some words from Palmer Luckey. In the meantime, the competition of Chinese companies like nReal is threatening even more the appeal of Magic Leap.

Time Magazine Takes Readers on an Augmented Reality Tour of Amazon Rainforest

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Don't Miss: New York Times Delivers Augmented Reality Content to Magic Leap One Starting with Guatemala Volcano Feature Available via an update to the Time Immersive iOS and Android apps, "Inside the Amazon: the Dying Forest" presents.

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Enterprise Wearable & Immersive Tech 2018: Magic Leap, Exosuits and VR Training, Training, Training

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Magic Leap finally dropped to mixed reviews and BrainXchange published its Definitive Guide to Adopting Wearables, AR and VR in Enterprise. Read on for a recap of the major developments that took place in 2018: Enterprises that made the news for using wearables: In 2018, major retailers got more serious about XR in hopes of competing with Amazon and improving the shopping experience.

AR and VR Investments Are Accelerating

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Alibaba and Amazon. Certainly Magic Leap won big by attracting Google, Qualcomm, Andreessen Horowitz and Kleiner Perkins, among other investors. 1968 was a year widely known for hippie culture, green smoke, free love etc.

These Are The Stocks You Could Buy To Invest In The VR Industry

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Also keep in mind that there are plenty of private companies worth investing in, and some public companies listed below have invested in them like Magic Leap who has investments to the tune of $1.39 Amazon – NASDAQ: AMZN – VR Content & Game Engine.

AR Glasses You Can Be Seen In

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Magic Leap makes you look like a Minion, and even though I personally think the HoloLens looks much cooler (hey, what can I say, I’m a geek) I will also admit that it feels on the heavy side after prolonged use. Are we finally getting closer to affordable, good-looking AR wearables?

Vancouver’s VR/AR Global Summit Puts Content First

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After the release of Magic Leap One earlier this month – the most anticipated launch in the sector – the industry’s best minds have shifted to content. . Speakers from goliaths like Amazon, Ford, and IKEA will rub shoulders with Vancouver up-and-comers including Motive.io

AR Glasses You’d Be Happy To Be Caught Dead In

VRScout

Magic Leap makes you look like a Minion, and even though I personally think the HoloLens looks much cooler (hey, what can I say, I’m a geek), I will admit that you begin to feel the considerable weight of the device after prolonged use.

The VRScout Report – The Week in VR Review

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The Touch controllers feel like little magical half-doughnuts and are smooth and intuitive. MAGIC LEAP’S CONTROVERSY. The secretive augmented reality company Magic Leap has been very successful at keeping a tight lid on their product development… until now?

Augmented reality is reaching a mature state according to Gartner

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Traditionally, leading tech vendors have invested in distributed network infrastructure, but many of them (such as Amazon, Google, Facebook, Microsoft) are adapting to a new paradigm to support localized, persistent, collaborative, shared, multiuser interactions. Header image by Leap Motion).

The Ghost Howls’s VR Week Peek (2019.09.30): OC6, Pimax Day, Huawei VR glasses, Minecraft Earth and much more!

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Even if they are not general-purpose glasses like Hololens or Magic Leap, these glasses feature inside so many technological innovations that made all we of the tech communities fall in love with them, and with their creator Jeri Ellsworth. Amazon announces Echo Frames smartglasses.

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Google’s Gradient Ventures Joins $58 Million Investment In AR Startup Mojo Vision

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While the likes of Microsoft’s HoloLens and Magic Leap are developing gnarly AR smarts that rely on chunky headwear, it seems Mojo Vision could be building something that blends into the environment — perhaps contact lenses or a similar form factor. A number of companies are currently pushing to make AR “invisible,” one of which is Amazon-backed North, which recently launched $999 Alexa-powered holographic glasses.

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Facebook Reportedly Working With Ray-Ban on AR Glasses

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The ‘Orion’ project still exists but is a far more advanced AR device along the lines of Magic Leap One or HoloLens 2.

Eido Inoue tells us everything we need to know about HADO and location based augmented reality

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Meleap (pronounced “may-leap”) is a combination of the words “Merry” and “Leap”. As platforms for LBAR is conceptually better Hololens or Magic Leap? Magic Leap is one of the most popular AR glasses in this moment(Image by Magic Leap).

The Ghost Howls’s VR Week Peek (2019.08.11): Gear VR is over, Go long term future is uncertain, Huawei teases its metaverse and much more!

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The Cyberverse is very similar to the Magicverse by Magic Leap and is a system that employs the AR Cloud, mixing the real and the virtual world, and that uses AI for object recognition, uses localization, fast network and all this fancy stuff. Next week my blog will turn 3 years old!

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Norm Glasses Enter Expanding Market for Augmented Reality Eyewear

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There is now a growing market including Magic Leap , Epson, Nreal , ThirdEye , and now Norm. Magic Leap has some entertainment experiences, but the price and size make them more of a tool. The glasses are also compatible with Alexa, Amazon’s voice assistant.

AR+VR Weekly: CES news, ODG’s 20 year journey ends & AR+VR’s road to $80 billion

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Mimesys launches its AR Video calling powered by Intel RealSense on Magic Leap ( Next Reality ). Addison debuts its Virtual Caregiver which leverages Amazon Sumerian ( PR Newswire ). Catch up on the latest AR+VR highlights, funding news & launch announcements: Week of Jan 14.

The Ghost Howls’s VR Week Peek (2019.06.17): E3 VR, Vive Cosmos reveal and much more!

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HP is investigating and has announced that the device will be available on HP website, Amazon and other retailers in July. Does Magic Leap want to create a big reality show?

Mark Zuckerberg and I are confusing the market about VR and AR and the future of all computing: here’s why we need to stop doing that

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It isn’t alone, we know of many companies that are spending billions on same, including Microsoft, Google, Amazon, Sony, Magic Leap, Huawei, and others. Literally everyone in the industry other than Magic Leap and Apple uses Qualcomm’s spatial computing tech stack).

How to be a good VR startupper – Part 1

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I wrote a review on Magic Leap One because my friend (and ex partner ) Gianni made me try it. Here on my blog I am experimenting with different income sources (Patreon, Adsense, Amazon Affiliate, Sponsored Posts, etc…).

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Tomorrow's Tech Today: Takeaways From Augmented World Expo 2019

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RealMax's AR and VR device with hand tracking by Leap Motion and an epic 102-degree field of view, was used for a multiplayer AR game which involved grabbing fish and knocking over boxes. The 10th annual Augmented World Expo ( AWE ) wrapped on Friday, May 31st.

Is Facebook Building a ‘Social Layer’ For the Spatial Web?

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Amazon wants AR for product visualization, pursuant to boosting e-commerce sales and reducing returns. Amazon will be the commerce layer, Microsoft the productivity layer and Facebook, the social/identity layer.

Is Personal Computing’s Next Conquest Your Face?

AR Insider

Why Facebook and Amazon have joined the race to bring computing to your face. — Facebook and Amazon each discussed computer glasses at launch events this week. Facebook and Amazon executives were 850 miles apart on Wednesday. A first step for Amazon.

Who Will Own the Metaverse?

AR Insider

It’s been called the AR Cloud by many, the Magicverse by Magic Leap, the Mirrorworld by Wired, the Cyberverse by Huawei, Planet-scale AR by Niantic and Spatial Computing by academics. Companies like Niantic, Magic Leap and Snap are looking to unseat them, and startups like 6D.ai

AR+VR Weekly: Facebook launches Oculus Quest, VR’s road to 50M & Abrash’s XR predictions

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Sennheiser Partner With Magic Leap for Spatial Audio ( VR Focus ). Snapchat lets you take a photo of an object to buy it on Amazon ( TechCrunch ). Catch on the latest XR highlights, funding news & launch announcements week of September 30. By Tom Emrich. Highlights.

What I’ve learned at the EBU Digital Media Days 2018

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First of all , I learned a lot from the people talking before and after me : some of them were from EBU or from Amazon and Sky… so, as you can see, we are talking about people that know well what they say and from which I could only learn interesting things. Amazon Sumerian characters.

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The absurdist’s view of business data visualization: meeting BadVR (& how Oculus Quest and 5G will change business)

Robert Scoble

I dragged my camera down to meet her and her team in their offices in Marina Del Rey, near Los Angeles, to get a look at the business visualizations they are building for use in both Spatial Computing headsets, like Magic Leap, and VR, for HTC Vive, Oculus Quest or Rift, or others.

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The VRScout Report – The Week in VR Review

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Iger also said he spends his Tuesday afternoons wearing a some kind of head-mounted device at the Disney engineering lab (prompting speculation that he’s referencing their partnership with Magic Leap , which was announced back in June). AMAZON MIGHT OPEN AR SHOPPING STORES.

The CEO of CGTrader gives us great insights on the 3D models market and VR

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Not to mention how 3D technologies are being adopted and developed by major companies like Google, Facebook, Amazon, and Apple. Do you know CGTrader ? If you, like me, are a developer only capable of creating cubes in Blender, for sure you have heard this name.

Vive Wireless Adapter Review: The Best VR Of 2018 Is Too Expensive

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For all my warnings about price, it’s all still cheaper than a $2,300 Magic Leap One Creator Edition. There is something truly magical about a wireless headset of this quality with access to the robust and growing SteamVR content library.

AR+VR Weekly: Netflix AR Hack, Vive goes to work & Samsung’s AR Cloud

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Adds Support for Magic Leap’s Lumin OS & Windows Mixed Reality Apps ( Next Reality ). Amazon adds augmented reality to app for Black Friday ( VR Focus ). Catch up on the latest XR highlights, funding news & launch announcements – week of November 12.

How VR Can Get To A Hundred Million Headsets By 2024

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This makes Facebook, Apple, Google, Microsoft and Amazon the companies most likely to hire, acquire or build their way to a platform in VR. I recently outlined the VR headsets which pushed the technology forward over the last six years by giving lots of developers new capabilities.

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E3 2019: Q&A With Oculus’ Jason Rubin On Quest, Rift, Go And Valve Index

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I’m sure you’ve read the articles if you haven’t noticed yourself that it was sold out on Amazon. The best way for you to experiment with this is to use the Magic Leap, because Magic Leap has that wire.

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