The XR Week Peek (2022.07.18): Magic Leap 2 price revealed, new rumors about Apple, and more!

The Ghost Howls

Magic Leap reveals prices and availability of ML 2. Finally, Magic Leap has revealed information about the price and availability of Magic Leap 2. These are all right considerations, but it is also true that Magic Leap has much better visuals.

The XR Week Peek (2020.06.13): Magic Leap exploring a sale, events are going virtual and more!

The Ghost Howls

Image by Magic Leap). Magic Leap is on sale. A report on Bloomberg informed us all that Magic Leap is exploring a sale of the company. Also because the brand “Magic Leap” is not as shiny as before , when we were all expecting great things from it.

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Magic Leap Trade Secrets Lawsuit Against China's Nreal on Hold as Mediation Begins & Court Sets Tentative Trial Date

Next Reality AR

This week, the beginning of an epic legal battle was set to begin between augmented reality players Magic Leap and Nreal, the small China-based startup accused by the former of stealing trade secrets.

Magic Leap Lawsuit Against Nreal on Hold as Mediation Begins & Court Sets Tentative Trial Date

Next Reality AR

This week, the beginning of an epic legal battle was set to begin between augmented reality players Magic Leap and Nreal, the small China-based startup accused by the former of stealing trade secrets.

Magic Leap CEO Suggests Development Milestones Met, Patent Shows Sleeker Form Factor

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In an industry populated with giants such as Google, Facebook and Microsoft it is astounding that one of the most important names in the game is a startup known as Magic Leap. Earlier this year, Magic Leap raised an enormous round of fundraising when it pulled in $793.5 million dollars from the likes of Google, Qualcomm and China’s Alibaba group. billion valuation, Magic Leap could be one of the most valuable startups on the planet.

The XR Week Peek (2022.01.31): Meta builds a new AI supercomputer, Magic Leap 2 details unveiled, and more!

The Ghost Howls

Image by Magic Leap). Magic Leap 2 to feature dynamic dimming. At Photonics West, Magic Leap’s VP of Optical Engineering Kevin Curtis has revealed some new interesting details on the upcoming Magic Leap 2. Image by Magic Leap).

Exclusive: Nreal Fires Back at Magic Leap with Motion to Dismiss Trade Secrets Lawsuit

Next Reality AR

In a stunning end-of-year twist to the Magic Leap versus Nreal legal saga, the China-based startup is now filing a motion against Magic Leap.

Nreal Fires Back at Magic Leap with Motion to Dismiss Trade Secrets Lawsuit

Next Reality AR

In a stunning end-of-year twist to the Magic Leap versus Nreal legal saga, the China-based startup is now filing a motion against Magic Leap.

SIF: Magic Leap GOT experience, Gloomy eyes, Reggie Watts’s AR Grease hands on!

The Ghost Howls

Magic Leap “The dead must die” GOT experience. Magic Leap’s GOT experience presented here in Qingdao is maybe the best “room scanning experience” I have ever tried in my life. It works like this: you put the Magic Leap One on your head, and then you start scanning your room to prepare Magic Leap tracking for the true experience. My face when Magic Leap experience ended (Image by Know Your Meme).

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. Display expert Karl Guttag has published at the beginning of this week a report claiming that all (or at least many) of the patents of Magic Leap have been assigned as collateral to bank JP Morgan. Personally I don’t love Magic Leap, but I absolutely hope they won’t fail now.

Photo Reportedly Reveals Magic Leap AR Prototype

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An unnamed source reportedly sent a photo of the secretive augmented reality startup Magic Leap’s hardware to Business Insider. In a story posted Friday evening, BI showed the photo off to the world in what could be our first look at one of Magic Leap’s AR prototypes. This would be a small concern if the photo depicts a Magic Leap prototype from several years ago, however, the BI source suggests this is a recent prototype.

My predictions for augmented reality in 2019

The Ghost Howls

Magic Leap. Me, wearing a Magic Leap One. The most important news has been for sure the launch of the Magic Leap One. You may hate or love Magic Leap, but the fact that it has released a product is for sure a great news for all the ecosystem : if after all those investments, that startup failed, it would have had a ripple effect on all the ecosystem, making investors lose trust in augmented reality. Rear view of the Magic Leap One.

AWE 2022 Day Two: The Floor Opens. Talks on Interoperability, Hardware, and Software

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AWE day two started off with back-to-back keynotes from mixed reality display maker Magic Leap and AR commerce solution Avataar. A Look at the Magic Leap 2. Magic Leap 2. What Magic Leap 2 does is demonstrate Moore’s Law,” Ficklin told ARPost.

ARCore Experience PuzzlAR: World Tour now Live in China [Update]

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Developed by ONTOP Studios , its arrival in China is thanks to a collaboration with Chinese publisher NetEase ( Nostos, Stay Silent ), making the puzzle experience the very first ARCore compatible videogame available to the massive Chinese consumer market. PuzzlAR: World Tour also went live for the Magic Leap One headset last month, the first app supported by Magic Leap’s Independent Creator Program to do so.

Track The Global Spread Of Coronavirus Using This Terrifying WebXR App

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As the epidemic continues to spread, reports are now coming in of cases outside mainland China, including both the United Kingdom as well as the United States. Because statistical data is always more compelling when presented in 3D.

PuzzlAR: World Tour is the First ARCore Experience Live in China

Peter Graham

Developed by ONTOP Studios , its arrival in China is thanks to a collaboration with Chinese publisher NetEase ( Nostos, Stay Silent ), making the puzzle experience the very first ARCore compatible videogame available to the massive Chinese consumer market. PuzzlAR: World Tour also went live for the Magic Leap One headset last month, the first app supported by Magic Leap’s Independent Creator Program to do so.

(Update) Photo Shows Magic Leap ‘Test Rig’ NOT Prototype AR Headset

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Update: Magic Leap’s CEO took to Twitter today to explain this photo more clearly. – (Original Story): An unnamed source reportedly sent a photo of the secretive augmented reality startup Magic Leap’s hardware to Business Insider. In a story posted Friday evening, BI showed the photo off to the world in what could be our first look at one of Magic Leap’s AR prototypes. Magic Leap managed to raise nearly $1.4

China watches and learns from the US in AR/VR competition

TechCrunch VR

When Chi Xu left Magic Leap and returned to China, he had big ambitions. He believed China would have its own augmented and virtual reality giants, just as how the domestic smartphone industry birthed global leaders like Huawei, Oppo and Xiaomi that rival Apple today.

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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!

The Ghost Howls

He claims that the headsets and controllers have a “Made in China” tag, and this makes me think that Valve has now some Chinese partner that is actually manufacturing the most critical devices of the Index bundle, and this could easily explain their ability to ramp up the production…. Magic Leap has just rolled an important update. In the meanwhile, Puzzlar, the first indie game developed with the dev grants of Magic Leap, has been released.

P&G China Wants You to Buy a VR Girlfriend

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million headsets to be sold in China this year alone. In a bid to remain relevant with this young and tech savvy demographic, P&G China recently released two trailers encouraging singles to celebrate Valentine’s Day by buying a VR boyfriend or girlfriend on the country’s largest online shopping portal Taobao. These clips were created by Alibaba’s VR lab, Gnome Magic, and star two young Chinese celebrities Dilireba and Yang-Yang.

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AR will mean dystopia if we don’t act today

TechCrunch VR

Same for HoloLens, Magic Leap and all the startups in the space. Europe is leading the way here; China is a whole different story. Augmented Reality Column app developers Apple arkansas ARkit augmented reality China cloud computing Computer Vision computing engineer Europe Facebook food Google gps here Magic Leap Microsoft HoloLens mixed reality Napster operating system SMS Snap tech products Tim Cook Uber united nations Virtual reality waze wi-fi

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RealMax Qian review: wide FOV AR is amazing!

The Ghost Howls

In my unboxing video, you may see that I’ve found an additional Leap Motion v1 controller + Leap Motion mount for RealMax + USB-C cable for Leap Motion. It is some kind of magic. Me trying the Realmax glasses in Nanchang, China… am I not supercool?

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AR Glasses Creator Nreal Secures $100M Series C Financing to Expand Internationally

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The Series C round was led by YF Capital, NIO Capital, and Angel Plus China, with participation by Sequoia Capital China, GP Capital, GL Ventures.

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Nreal AR Glasses to Begin Shipping Next Week to Consumers in Korea

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SEE ALSO Apple is Snapping up Many of Magic Leap's Former Employees. Like other AR headsets, such as HoloLens or Magic Leap One, Nreal Light AR includes 6DOF inside-out tracking, letting users walk around the room and interact with 3D content naturally.

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Throwback review: Meta 2 hands-on (and more!)

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That’s because exactly when Meta was going to get a new investment directly from China, due to the Trade Wars between China and the USA, the money was negated at the last minute, and the company had to close. What I felt being pure magic was the natural interaction , though.

The XR Week Peek (2022.03.28): GDC, GTC, Snap’s acquisition of NextMind, and more!

The Ghost Howls

As usual, Jensen introduced it saying that it was the biggest generational leap ever released by the company (he always says so) The first GPU released of the Hopper family will be the H100 , targeted at data centers, that features impressive performances on AI tasks.

WCVRI: Hands-on with new North Star headset, Virtualizer 2, Pareal VR and more!

The Ghost Howls

Project North Star is an opensource reference design for a wide-FOV augmented reality headset that Leap Motion (now Ultraleap ) has given to the community. Keep in mind that Magic Leap One has a diagonal FOV of 50° and you realize why the word “only” is between quotes. The hand tracking was fabulous as always thanks to Leap Motion and its Orion tracking. The big tracking FOV of Leap Motion v2 would marry perfectly with the big visual FOV of this headset.

Some thoughts about XR at Disneyland Shanghai

The Ghost Howls

As you know, I’m currently in China, doing a trip to discover VR here. Disney is investing a lot in technology and is making cool stuff in VR arcades (see the Star Wars experience playable at The Void park) and also in AR (see the Star Wars experience that is creating with Magic Leap). virtual reality China shanghai vrHello everyone. I’ve said goodbye to the beautiful Qingdao and now I’m in the modern Shanghai.

The XR Week Peek (2022.05.30): Niantic launches VPS, Pico launches Neo 3 Link, and much more!

The Ghost Howls

This shows the growing trend of European companies to try to create a new technological hub that can compete with the US and China for this new tech revolution. Image by Magic Leap). Magic Leap has sold units of its first device for $550.

Interview with Robert Scoble about Oculus Quest 2, Apple Glasses and more!

The Ghost Howls

In the interview with me, he talked about many topics, like the rumors he heard on Apple Glasses, on the Oculus Quest 2 , the America vs China war, XR entrepreneurship, Tesla, and more! Why can’t it be Facebook, or Magic Leap ? USA vs China.

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nReal AR glasses hands-on preview

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Entrance of nReal offices in Beijing, China. nReal has been sued by Epic Games for the name too similar to Unreal and by Magic Leap that claims that nReal CEO Chi Xu has stolen the technology of the American company while working there. No one from Magic Leap or nReal is authorized to talk about this topic, so I won’t address it here. Anyway, it is a big step forward from HoloLens or Magic Leap One.

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Leaked Photos Reveal Possible Lenovo AR Glasses Ahead of CES 2021

Road to VR

Image courtesy ‘WalkingCat’ The AR glasses appear to be tethered on the left temple, suggesting it could have a dedicated compute unit that users can pocket, such as Magic Leap 1.

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The XR Week Peek (2020.09.28): The debate on Facebook continues, Microsoft acquires Zenimax, and more!

The Ghost Howls

Personally, I think that this trend that every country wants to keep its data inside its boundaries in understandable, but it risks also creating a collection of walled gardens, as it is happening with USA vs China). Magic Leap may partner with AWS. Happy Autumn everyone!

Rokid Reveals Vision 2 AR Headset with Waveguide Optics

Road to VR

Rokid, a Hangzhou, China-based startup, says its Vision 2 headset includes “the world’s leading diffractive optical waveguide technology with a light transmittance of 85% and 40° field of view (FOV).”

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7Invensun will provide eye-tracking for many worldwide XR devices

The Ghost Howls

I have many sweet memories of my trip to China. Eye tracking will probably be available only in next-gen HoloLens (and is already present in Magic Leap One ), so having a solution that can upgrade the 50000 existing Hololens is interesting. interviews virtual reality 7invensun China eye tracking hololens htc vive UX Vive vrOne of the best of them is when in Beijing I visited the company 7Invensun , a worldwide excellence in eye tracking.

My predictions for augmented reality in 2021

The Ghost Howls

Google can count on the acquisition of North, the experience he has matured by producing Google Glass and investing in Magic Leap, and the fact that it owns the most-used mobile operating system. Magic Leap will meet its fate. Duck Face, Magic Leap One, and me.

This WebXR App Helps You Visualize the Global Infection Rate of Coronavirus

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Coronavirus, otherwise known as the 2019 novel coronavirus, is primarily affecting China.