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Google Partners With Magic Leap to Secure Key Tech for AR Headsets

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Google and Magic Leap today announced a “strategic technology partnership.” ” The move shows Google seeking to gain ground to keep up with the likes of Meta, Apple, and others in a race to control the AR headset market. Google has had several starts and stops in the XR space.

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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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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: 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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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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Magic Leap Shakes up Leadership with New CEO

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Magic Leap, maker of one of the best AR headsets on the market, is making a major change to its leadership with a new CEO that will face the challenge of carving out territory for its transparent AR technology against a growing wave of passthrough AR headsets.

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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.