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’s Latest Experience Is An Interactive Fairy Tale


As with all immersive hardware and platforms, the success (or otherwise) of Magic Leap will hinge on whether it can attract creative developers to make awesome content to bring its technology to life. Image Credit: Magic Leap / Funomena.

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.

Angry Birds Is Coming To Magic Leap One Creator Edition


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.

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.

First-Person Angry Birds Game Announced For Magic Leap One


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.

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.

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.”

Magic Leap Brings Star Wars’ Adorable Porgs To Mixed Reality


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.

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.

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


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

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


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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.

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.

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 ).

Magic Leap And Shaq Announce NBA AR App Partnership


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.

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’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.

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.

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.

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.

Magic Leap CEO Interview: For $2,295, Start Living 10 Years Ahead Of Everyone Else


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.

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 says it will debut its product … “hopefully.


Magic Leap says it will debut its product … “hopefully soonish” With [virtual reality],” he said, “you generally put a cell-phone-type screen in front of your eye; it’s sort of like a stereoscopic device. magic leap vr virtual reality

DICE 2017: Magic Leap’s Graeme Devine on Ghost Girl Murder Mystery Game Concept


Graeme Devine, Chief Game Wizard at Magic Leap, took the stage today at the DICE Summit 2017 in Las Vegas to talk about the future of mixed reality. Devine then went on to describe a mixed reality game concept he’s been talking about since as early as 2015 , but he shared a few more details today on how interactive entertainment may play out on Magic Leap. It all sounds frightfully eerie, but also very interesting and entertaining.

Magic Leap demo is exactly what the AR startup didn’t need


Three years after we first started reporting on Magic Leap, and they’ve got some semblance of a real product. Archive augmented reality Entertainment Magic Leap Music virtual reality

Growing a Mixed Reality Magic Garden

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As with all immersive hardware and platforms, the success (or otherwise) of Magic Leap will hinge on whether it can attract creative developers to make awesome content to bring its technology to life. The post Growing a Mixed Reality Magic Garden appeared first on Tech Trends.

Magic Leap and Madefire delivering VR Comic


Secretive augmented-reality start-up Magic Leap is partnering with online comic book publisher Madefire to deliver mixed reality comics to Magic Leap’s devices when they launch. ” Madefire already has VR apps for the Oculus Rift and Samsung Gear VR, but Magic Leap advisor Andy Lanning has revealed a couple of key differences at the con. The post Magic Leap and Madefire delivering VR Comic appeared first on VR World.

Magic Leap Raises $502 Billions Driven by Temasek


Magic Leap , the still-in-stealth-mode company developing an augmented-reality headset, announced that it has raised $502 million in Series D equity funding, led by Singapore investment firm Temasek Holdings.

Following the successful launch on Magic Leap,Resolution Games to bring Angry Birds to VR.

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Kati Levoranta, CEO at Rovio Entertainment , commented, “Introducing the Angry Birds VR: Isle of Pigs is an exciting step for Rovio in exploring the future of gaming. Rovio Entertainment is best known for its global Angry Birds franchise, born from the world-famous Angry Birds Classic game.

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. There’s only so much “we know something you don’t know” you can take before it starts to become annoying, but Magic Leap simply would not take a hint.

Google-backed Magic Leap Reveals Mixed Reality Music App


Way in October, Magic Leap , the still-in-stealth-mode company developing an augmented-reality headset, announced that it has raised $502 million in Series D equity funding , led by Singapore investment firm Temasek Holdings. This came as a confirmation of a last week when Magic Leap CEO Rony Abovitz cryptically promised “ fun and cool stuff ” from this secretive augmented reality startup.

‘Angry Birds VR: Isle Of Pigs’ Arrives On Major Platforms Early 2019


Rovio Entertainment announces the VR debut of its global franchise. Introducing the Angry Birds VR: Isle of Pigs is an exciting step for Rovio in exploring the future of gaming,” states Kati Levoranta, CEO at Rovio Entertainment, in an official release. “We

Magic Leap’s Recent Demo Talks About The Importance Of MR


Recently, the US-based augmented reality startup Magic Leap has come up with a video, which talks about your morning routines provided the fact that you are living in its mixed reality future. God Knows, how exactly is Magic Leap impressing these investors.

AR+VR Weekly: Magic Leap ships this Summer, Apple’s $8 billion AR opportunity & Facebook testing AR ads

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In addition to keeping you up-to-date on the top AR+VR news, funding activity, and launch announcements, here are there three stories you need to know: Magic Leap ships this Summer, Apple’s $8 billion AR opportunity and Facebook testing AR ads. Magic Leap announced a partnership with AT&T which will make AT&T the exclusive wireless distributor of the Magic Leap One. Penrose Studios raises $10 million for AR/VR entertainment ( Venturebeat ).

Is ODG’s “Project Horizon” the Ultimate Mixed Reality Headset?


I put it on my mom’s head and even she was like, ‘It’s like magic.’ There’s little doubt that the most advanced augmented reality headgear currently exists solely in the realms of military use.

The World of Mobile VR After Pokemon Go


Either way, hardware like the Rift or the Vive, Google Cardboard and GearVR ushered us into a new era of entertainment. Virtual Reality Gaming isn’t coming, it’s already here.

‘Angry Birds VR’ is Coming to All Major VR Platforms in 2019

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While we don’t know much about gameplay mechanics yet, it’s possible the Magic Leap One release of Angry Birds: FPS – First Person Slingshot may hold some answers. Rovio’s Angry Birds defined the early days of mobile games.

UploadVR’s Best Of 2018 VR Award Nominees


Magic Leap One. First Contact Entertainment. Entertainment Experiences Gaming Social VR awards best vr game of the year VR awardsWe’ve finally reached the very end of 2018 and it’s been quite the eventful year for the VR industry. Not only did new headsets like the HTC Vive Pro and Oculus Go release, but Facebook announced the upcoming Oculus Quest as well for next year.