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Spatial Beats: Following the Money at Magic Leap

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Welcome back to Spatial Beats, AR Insider's weekly series that features observations and insights of author and futurist Charlie Fink. This week, we look at Magic Leap's new funding and a post-CES week in XR. This post appeared first on AR Insider.

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Will Magic Leap 2 AR Glasses Lead the Way to the Metaverse?

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People are expectant of Magic Leap’s soon-to-be-released enterprise AR glasses. Dubbed Magic Leap 2, it’s expected to be better than its 2018 predecessor , which flopped. Magic Leap’s announcement came just in time as interest in the metaverse soars. Magic Leap 2 AR Glasses and the Metaverse.

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Magic Leap Gets Half-billion Dollar Boost Ahead of Vision Pro Launch

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Saudi Arabia has recently injected more than half a billion dollars into augmented reality company Magic Leap, which it hopes will rival Apple’s Vision Pro mixed reality headset. Will Magic Leap 2 be able to compete with Apple? It’s certainly worth watching.

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Report: Meta in Talks with Magic Leap for Multiyear AR Headset Tech Deal

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A report from the Financial Times maintains Meta is currently in talks with AR headset creator Magic Leap to strike a multiyear deal, which could include intellectual property licensing and contract manufacturing of AR headsets in North America.

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Spatial Beats: Magic Leap, Pico & Big Tech Earnings

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Welcome back to Spatial Beats, AR Insider's weekly series that features observations and insights of author and futurist Charlie Fink. This week, we look at Magic Leap's CEO swap and big tech earnings' AI boost. This post appeared first on AR Insider.

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Unicorn AR Startup Magic Leap is Killing Its First Headset Next Year

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Magic Leap 1, the AR headset that helped the Plantation, Florida-based startup attract over three billion dollars in funding, will be completely defunct by late next year. The company announced this week that Magic Leap 1’s cloud services are due to be shut off on December 31st, 2024.

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Magic Leap 2 Gains Certification so Doctors Can Use AR During Surgery

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Magic Leap, the storied unicorn developing enterprise AR headsets, announced at CES 2023 that its flagship device Magic Leap 2 earned a certification that clears it for use in the operating room. It has since released Magic Leap 2 , which is largely targeted at enterprise.