Magic Leap is Giving Away 500 AR Headsets as Part of Epic’s $100M Unreal MegaGrants

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At Unreal Engine Build: Detroit 2019, Magic Leap today announced that the company will be giving away 500 Magic Leap One Creator Edition AR headsets as part of the recently unveiled Epic MegaGrants.

AT&T and Magic Leap Partnership is All About 5G, While Selling a $2,300 Headset Without It

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AT&T and Magic Leap formed a partnership last year which looked a lot like the one between Cingular (now merged with AT&T) and Apple which led to the launch of iPhone. Image courtesy Magic Leap.

Magic Leap Announces First Round of Independent Creator Program Grant Recipients

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Magic Leap is giving away serious cash to developers this year through their Independent Creator Program , which has earmarked an “eight-figure” number destined to fund app developers working in gaming, entertainment, collaboration, productivity, and more.

Report: Magic Leap Ships First Wave of Headsets to Small Group of Partners

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Magic Leap, the mysterious augmented reality headset company, has apparently begun shipping its first wave of Magic Leap One AR systems to partners in limited numbers. Image courtesy Magic Leap. SEE ALSO Magic Leap Shows Prototype Headset Progress Since 2014.

Magic Leap One first impressions review: it’s not a leap, but a step

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I thought it would have taken me a lot before I would be able to try the Magic Leap One , but luckily this has not been the case. At a certain point, I asked him: “oh, you said me that you have tried Magic Leap… how is it?” Magic Leap One is cool to wear.

Magic Leap Job Posting Reveals the Company is Preparing to Enter the Retail Space

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According to a recent update to Magic Leap’s massive list of job postings , the company revealed it definitely has plans to enter the retail space, which could include everything from special in-store installations to its own bespoke retail locations.

Magic Leap’s John Gaeta talks about the future of cinema, storytelling and mixed reality

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He has joined Rony Abovitz at Magic Leap and now he’s there, trying to build the MagicVerse as the SVP of Creative Strategy of the Florida company. The science fiction leap was “You are inside the internet now. Magic Leap glasses.

First-Person Angry Birds Game Announced For Magic Leap One

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One mobile gaming’s most prolific franchises arrives on the Magic Leap One this fall. It has been an incredible experience bringing Rovio’s massively successful and beloved entertainment franchise to mixed reality,” adds Tommy Palm, CEO of Resolution Games.

First-person ‘Angry Birds’ AR Game is Coming to Magic Leap This Fall

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Angry Birds, the mobile breakout hit, is coming to Magic Leap in a brand new game called Angry Birds FPS: First Person Slingshot. Rovio Entertainment’s Angry Birds franchise is one of the smartphone world’s earliest smash-hits.

Magic Leap Teams with HBO & AT&T to Deliver Game of Thrones Experience

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In recent months, the Magic Leap One has frequently tied promotions to groundbreaking entertainment properties, but the latest may be the startup's biggest coup yet.

Angry Birds Is Coming To Magic Leap One Creator Edition

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Magic Leap One is getting its first videogame from a major brand: Rovio Entertainment’s Angry Birds. Using Magic Leap’s remote-like motion controller, you fire birds at virtual towers that appear in the real world around you.

Hands-On: Hands-On with CNN's Magic Leap News Video App

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Magic Leap has done a great job of aggressively releasing new apps, software updates, and major franchise tie-ins. But aside from all the creative and entertainment apps, what's it like to use one of the apps the company hopes you'll use every day?

Magic Leap Brings Star Wars’ Adorable Porgs To Mixed Reality

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Magic Leap made their fair share of announcements during their inaugural L.E.A.P. every corner of the Magic Box event space was packed with ambitious projects. Star Wars: Project Porgs will be available for free this December via the Magic Leap One Creator Edition headset.

Andy Serkis to Star as “orc-like” Motion Capture Character for Magic Leap One

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Andy Serkis, the actor-director you may recognize for his award-winning performances as Gollum in the Lord of The Rings film franchise, is lending his likeness to a new AR creation for Magic Leap One headset in what The Hollywood Reporter describes as an “orc-like creature.”

Madefire Debuts 3D Motion Comics On The Magic Leap One AR Headset

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Madefire has been committed to making “motion comics,” or digital versions of comic books that leap off the page with animated visuals. Now, the company is announcing that it is showing off its first Motion Book experiences on Magic Leap ‘s augmented reality glasses.

Star Wars: Project Porg Is Like A Tamagotchi For Magic Leap, Out Now

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That’s right, Project Porg is now available for Magic Leap One. A few years back we reported that Magic Leap had partnered with ILMxLAB, a division of Lucasfilm. This week the app launched for Magic Leap One owners.

AT&T Expands Partnership with Magic Leap to Focus on Enterprise AR, Promises Nationwide 5G by 2020

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With CES in full swing, it seemed like Magic Leap would have little to announce at the major tech event, but it turns out that one of its partners has weighed in with a rather substantial update regarding the company.

Magic Leap’s LEAP Con 2018 round-up: all the major announcements in only one place

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Magic Leap has just organized its first developers’ event, dubbed “L.E.A.P.Magic Leap availability. Finally Magic Leap will be available in almost all the United States. Magic Leap has unveiled the roadmap for the next months.

New Magic Leap Videos Shows AR Shopping and Voice Control

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A new video of Magic Leap’s augmented reality tech in action was shown at a conference in China today. On stage at the event, Magic Leap CMO Brian Wallace had a one-on-one discussion with Alibaba CMO Chris Tung (Alibaba is one of Magic Leap’s major investors ).

Insomniac Games Announces ‘Seedling’, Launching on Magic Leap in November

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Insomniac Games, the talented game studio behind non-VR games like Spider-Man (2018) and VR games like Edge of Nowhere (2016) and The Unspoken (2016), today announced their first AR game called Seedling , coming to Magic Leap in November.

Magic Leap Jumps into the Star Wars Universe with Release of Project Porg App

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After some social media teasing, the Star Wars universe's Magic Leap debut has finally arrived. On Tuesday, Magic Leap announced the release of Star Wars: Project Prog, which is available for free via Magic Leap World.

GDC 2018 ‘Day 1’ Roundup – Vive Pro Pricing, Magic Leap SDK, Nvidia RTX, and More

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Vive Pro date and price, Magic Leap announcements, Nvidia’s real-time ray-tracing, and Budget Cuts resurfaces. Magic Leap announcements. image courtesy Magic Leap. Photo: Remedy Entertainment.

In a Major Hit to Apple, Rovio to Launch Angry Birds in AR for Magic Leap

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Considering Rovio Entertainment quite literally owes its existence to Apple and the App Store, it may ruffle a few feathers that the company has opted to aim the augmented reality debut of its blockbuster Angry Birds franchise at Magic Leap instead.

Magic Leap Versus HoloLens — Which Is Going To Win Over Developers?

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In spite of the fact we’re joking around and playing Angry Birds on Magic Leap, the whole thing feels very grown up, in the sense that these guys are in this for the long haul, and so, they reckon, is the business of making Mixed Reality. AR HoloLens Magic Leap

Legendary Entertainment Bets Big On Mixed Reality With HoloLens and Magic Leap

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Magic Leap And Shaq Announce NBA AR App Partnership

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The Florida-based Magic Leap has raised $1.9 Magic Leap CEO Rony Abovitz revealed in an interview last night at the Code Media conference that the recently unveiled Magic Leap One headset will be have an application for watching basketball.

Angry Birds FPS: First Person Slingshot Now Available On Magic Leap One

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Even though the Magic Leap One is still just a very early developer kit, that hasn’t stopped Magic Leap from partnering with developers to craft games worth buying. AR Gaming Angry Birds Magic Leap resolution games Rovio

Magic Leap and ILMxLab Announce “Collaboration Lab” Strategic Partnership

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At the WIRED Business Conference today, augmented reality technology specialist Magic Leap and Lucasfilm’s ILMxLab have announced a “collaboration lab” to be used to work together on immersive experiences using Magic Leap’s technology.

AT&T Joins Forces with Magic Leap as Exclusive Launch Partner

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Another massive piece of the mysterious augmented reality puzzle known as Magic Leap fell into place on Wednesday as AT&T announced that it will be the exclusive launch carrier for the device.

Magic Leap L.E.A.P. Conference Speakers Announced, Includes Celebrities & a Major Tech Partner

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Applicants looking to attend Magic Leap's first annual L.E.A.P. In a message sent out by Magic Leap on Friday, the company announced the names of several major tech and entertainment industry players who will be speaking at the event.

Onshape Partners with Magic Leap to Bring Its Collaborative Industrial 3D Design Tool to AR

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Departing from the long string of entertainment-focused partnerships released in recent weeks and months, a new, enterprise-focused Magic Leap app has finally emerged in the form of Onshape.

Brainlab Prescribes Magic Leap as Cure for Visualizing Medical Imaging Data, Lumin Updates Pushed to Devs

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While many of the latest content partnerships announced by Magic Leap appear to lean towards entertainment and gaming, a new partnership with medical technology provider Brainlab has Magic Leap getting down to more serious business.

Moschino & H&M Harness the Power of Magic Leap One to Intro Augmented Reality to the Fashion World

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Magic Leap has already entered the realm of entertainment and enterprise, but on now it has blazed its way into a new augmented reality frontier: fashion.

Rovio's Mobile Gaming Classic Angry Birds Comes to Augmented Reality via Magic Leap One

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Less than three weeks after Rovio Entertainment announced the game, the augmented reality adaptation of Angry Birds is now available for the Magic Leap One. Released in conjunction with the L.E.A.P.

Comics Come To Magic Leap With New Series From Watchmen Artist

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Magic Leap One’s latest attempt to change traditional media takes aim at comic books. Not only that, but the platform has a creative tool that allows you to publish books on Magic Leap without learning to code. Tagged with: comic books , Dave Gibbons , Magic Leap , Magic Leap One , Watchmen Facebook Twitter Reddit More The post Comics Come To Magic Leap With New Series From Watchmen Artist appeared first on UploadVR.

Magic Leap's First Twitch Video Show Had Toys, Philosophy, but No New Peeks at the Headset

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We watched the first piece of public-facing content Magic Leap has released so you don't have to, and, well, you didn't miss much.

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.