Wed.Aug 08, 2018

Magic Leap One Finally Makes the Jump from Fantasy to Reality, Pre-Orders Open for $2,295

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The day has finally come. About eight months after unveiling Magic Leap One: Creator Edition, on Wednesday, Magic Leap made the device available for order through a reservation page on its website.

First Magic Leap One Apps Finally Revealed


Today’s launch of the Magic Leap One Creator Edition may seem like it’s all about the hardware, but you’ll need stuff to actually play and watch on your new headset too. Fortunately, the company has that covered.

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This Is What Tech Reviewers Think of the Magic Leap One After Spending Time with the Finished Product

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The hype train that left the station years ago has reached its first stop, and now we finally have access to the Magic Leap One, the device many have claimed would revolutionize the augmented reality space at launch. But is that really true?

Lufthansa Airlines Uses VR To Give Flyers A Glass Bottom Airplane Experience


Lufthansa partners with 3Spin to deliver a unique VR experience featuring 3D maps of mountain tops, lakes, and cities, all in real-time. Ladies and Gentlemen, please buckle up your seatbelts, move your seats and trays in the upright position, put on your VR headsets and prepare for takeoff.’.

Magic Leap One First Hands-on Impressions for HoloLens Developers

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In a surprising twist of expectation management, Magic Leap manged to not only ship but deliver the Magic Leap One I ordered at this morning by 4pm on the same day.

Magic Leap One Available For Purchase, Starting At $2,295


Magic Leap’s computer vision headset is now on sale in cities across the U.S. December of last year U.S. startup Magic Leap unveiled its long-awaited mixed reality headset, a secretive device five years and $2.44B USD in the making.

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Magic Leap Lifts Curtain on Augmented Reality Experiences for Magic Leap One

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In the wake of the smoke from the meticulously orchestrated launch of Magic Leap One, the company has revealed what "leapers" can expect to experience via Lumin OS when their devices arrive between now and the end of the year.

Hands-On: We Happy Few’s Uncle Jack Live VR Is A Chilling Snippet Of A Disturbing World


Compulsion Games’ long-awaited non-VR tale of a dystopian society full of twisted, demented, mask-wearing authority figures, We Happy Few ( PSN , Steam ), finally releases at the end of the week, but the studio’s got a small taste of that world ready for consumption on PSVR right now dubbed Uncle Jack Live VR.

New Magic Leap Videos Show Off Launch Apps 'Create' & 'Tónandi' in Action

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Now that the cat's out of the bag, Magic Leap has published videos of a pair of apps that will be available to Magic Leap One early adopters. Alongside the core apps, Magic Leap will make Create and Tónandi, developed in-house with early-access partners, available at launch.

13 Third-Person Games That Should Get VR Ports Like Hellblade


The VR adaptation of Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice is brilliant. Ninja Theory took one of the best, most atmospheric, and excellent games to release this entire console generation and managed to cram it all inside of PC VR headsets to give it a new lease on life.

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Facebook Notches Win Over Snapchat with AR Gaming for Messenger Video

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Less than four months after Snapchat introduced its Snappables platform, Facebook has met the challenge with its own AR gaming feature that surpasses the originator.

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Magic Leap Reveals Five First-party Apps for Its AR Headset

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Alongside today’s Magic Leap One launch , the company has revealed five applications destined for the AR headset made by Magic Leap Studio’s, the company’s internal development team.

Leaping Into the AR Magicverse?

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Magic Leap finally materializes into a product some of us can actually buy, yet the real test will be whether developers take the bait.

WorldViz Integrates Windows VR, Avatars Into Vizard 6


WorldViz’s professional VR development platform is getting an upgrade today. The latest version of the company’s Python-based service, Vizard 6, is now available.

Magic Leap Launches Creator Edition Headset Priced at $2,300

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Magic Leap today launched their long-teased AR headset, the Magic Leap One Creator Edition, a developer-focused device priced at $2,300.

Bethesda’s QuakeCon Sale Includes 30% Off Skyrim VR, Fallout 4 VR, And DOOM VFR


Starting today to coincide with its annual QuakeCon event in Dallas, TX, Bethesda is holding a massive Steam sale on its entire catalog of published titles. That includes the entire DOOM franchise, Fallout titles, The Elder Scrolls games, and more.

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Magic Leap launches on International Cat Day with the promise of mustaches on cat photos and Sigur Ros

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Magic Leap One Creator Edition is now available starting at $2,295 USD. Inside the box you’ll find the Lightwear headset, Lightpack computing pack, Control handheld input device, a Fit Kit to ensure a perfectly calibrated fit, chargers, and a handy Quick Start Guide to get you up and running.

Magic Leap One Now On Sale To Developers For $2295


Nearly four years after it was first teased to the world, the first Magic Leap augmented reality headset is now on sale to developers. Magic Leap One, as the device is called, can be purchased through the company’s website as a Creator Edition for $2,295. Not only must you have have a US Zip Code to purchase one, but you need to be living in a handful of selected cities for this initial roll out. The developer kit consists of a headset that resembles a pair of goggles.

Magic Leap One Creator Edition begins shipping out today


After many years of waiting, Magic Leap is finally ready to launch its flagship product, the Magic Leap One mixed reality headset. This is a launch that’s been a long time coming, but even though the headset is shipping out today, there’s still plenty of progress to be made.

Magic Leap One Hands-On Impressions Round-Up: ‘None Of It Is Truly Mind-Blowing’


A smattering of news outlets including Wired, CNBC, The Verge, Wall Street Journal and MIT’s Technology Review were granted Magic Leap One demos in connection with the availability of pre-orders today. I found the piece by Rachel Metz at the MIT Technology Review to be the most enlightening of the articles written about Magic Leap One’s launch, with Metz writing that Magic Leap still won’t offer a clear description of how its technology operates.

NVIDIA Holodeck Gets New VR Tools for Architecture, Engineering and Construction

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To see the transformative power of virtual reality, step into NVIDIA Holodeck, which has newly added navigation tools expressly designed for architecture, engineering and construction professionals.

Lemnis To Showcase Varifocal VR Hardware/Software Platform At SIGGRAPH 2018


Lemnis Technologies wants to beat Oculus to the punch with varifocal VR technology. The company today announced that it will launch a new software and hardware platform simply named Verifocal at SIGGRAPH 2018 in Vancouver next week. The platform uses two eye-tracking cameras integrated into a headset to adjust the focus of where you’re looking in VR in real-time, creating a clearer image.

Major Magic Leap Tease Suggests Launch Could Come as Early as Today

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Magic Leap’s teasing could finally come to an end today as the company prepares to launch its first AR headset dubbed the Magic Leap One.

Magic Leap One Creator Edition Tech Specs Revealed


Developers can now buy Magic Leap One Creator Edition for $2,295 (provided you’re a developer and live in the right US city). But what are you actually getting for that money? Alongside the launch of the AR headset today, the Florida-based company finally gave a full rundown of its tech specs. It’s important to remember that Magic Leap is made up of three main components: the headset, named Lightwear, a controller and a companion device that powers it all named Lightpack.

#672: “TribeXR DJ School” Virtual Apprenticeships & Immersive Education

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Each of the founders of TribeXR wanted to learn how to become a DJ, but they never got around to it. So they all went. Podcast Archive

PSVR’s Bow to Blood Looks Vibrant In Launch Trailer


A few weeks ago we reported that ship-battling PSVR exclusive, Bow to Blood , would be releasing at the end of August. At the time we didn’t have any new footage to show, but now we do. The launch trailer for Tribetoy’s VR debut is here and it promises a vibrant VR experience.

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First Marvel VR Patch To Add Private Matches, Fix Captain America And More


The first post-launch patch for Marvel: Powers United VR will bring a lot of changes to the star-spangled Avenger, Captain America, and add a much-requested feature. Oculus this week revealed that Patch 1 will be going live within the next few weeks, bringing with it a whole host of changes. The complete changelog can be seen below but easily the biggest addition here is Private Matches.

Electronauts Multiplayer Livestream: Spinning Up Tunes With Survios Devs


For today’s livestream we’re going back into the trippy world of Electronauts , but this time we won’t be alone. Instead, today we’re playing multiplayer! That means while we’re busy riffing on some great electronic music, we’ll have a Survios developer right by our side showing us how it’s done. If you missed our previous Electronauts livestream (in mixed reality!) yesterday, you can check that out right here to get caught up on what the game is all about.

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