Magic Leap Launches Developer SDK, Confirms Eye-tracking, Room-scanning, and More

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Today Magic Leap has launched the Lumin SDK, the toolkit which allows developers to build AR experiences for Lumin OS, the operating system that powers the Magic Leap One headset. Eye tracking. Gesture and hand tracking.

Eye-tracking is a Game Changer for VR That Goes Far Beyond Foveated Rendering

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Eye-tracking—the ability to quickly and precisely measure the direction a user is looking while inside of a VR headset—is often talked about within the context of foveated rendering, with the hopes that it could reduce the performance requirements of VR.

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Magic Leap Shows Prototype Headset Progress Since 2014

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At a sponsored GDC 2018 session, the still mysterious augmented reality company Magic Leap has revealed how their prototype hardware has evolved from 2014 to present day. SEE ALSO Magic Leap Launches Developer SDK, Confirms Eye-tracking, Room-scanning, 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's 'Blink' Demo Shows How Eye Tracking & Spatial Audio Make Virtual Content Come Alive

Next Reality AR

Over the past few weeks, a trio of developer lessons (one of which was revealed in Magic Leap's most recent Twitch livestream) have revealed samples of experiences that are possible while using the Magic Leap One.

Magic Leap Teams With Brainlab, SyncThink, And XRHealth For Medical AR

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Magic Leap’s $2,300 spatial computing platform Magic Leap One may be too expensive for most consumers, but like other early augmented reality devices , enterprise users with bigger pocketbooks are embracing its potential as a business tool.

Developers Begin Exploring Magic Leap SDK

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Magic Leap launches “Creator Portal” to let you start creating content. Secretive augmented reality startup Magic Leap is finally taking its first step towards opening up their platform to outside developers. In December, Magic Leap revealed a first look of the headset.

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.

To the Dismay of Its Audience, Magic Leap Livestream Dodges Key Questions

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Years of Magic Leap’s hype-building seems for many to be turning from excitement to disappointment, as the company continues to evangelize its AR headset with little attempt to demonstrate what it’s actually like to use it. Captured by Road to VR, image courtesy Magic Leap.

Magic Leap Promises “closer look” at Its AR Headset During Today’s Livestream

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Magic Leap—which first announced its headset, the Magic Leap One, back in December—could finally offer a glimpse of what the device can actually do during a developer livestream hosted by the company today. SEE ALSO Magic Leap Shows Prototype Headset Progress Since 2014.

Oculus Founder Serves up Scathing Review of Magic Leap One, Calling It A “Tragic Heap”

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While Palmer Luckey provided his own Magic Leap One headset to iFixit for their tear down, the founder of Oculus certainly had his chance for a proper review before the spudgers and screwdrivers came out, and he isn’t pulling any punches either. image courtesy Magic Leap.

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

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One of the best of them is when in Beijing I visited the company 7Invensun , a worldwide excellence in eye tracking. So, when I decided to go to Beijing, I wanted absolutely to go visit them to try it with my eyes. Trying the PC eye tracking solution.

Magic Leap One Developer Review – An Ambitious Headset with Untapped Potential

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There’s a lot that can be said about the Magic Leap One. It’s trying to do a ton—eye-tracking, hand-tracking, 6DoF controllers, real-time meshing and a number of other features that haven’t been seen in a mobile MR device before. Image courtesy Magic Leap.

What Magic Leap One And Facebook’s Half Dome Have In Common

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iFixit revealed a full teardown of Magic Leap One Creator Edition recently along with some long-awaited clarity about how the system operates. This makes Magic Leap One a fixed multifocal display. Optics And Eye Strain.

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

ThinkReality A6 Is Lenovo’s New HoloLens And Magic Leap Competitor

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From the looks of it, it’s the company’s answer to both HoloLens and Magic Leap. You interact with this content using a three degrees of freedom (3DOF) motion controller similar to Magic Leap One. HoloLens 2, meanwhile, uses hand-tracking. Sticking with the Magic Leap comparisons, the device is also powered by a compute box it’s tethered to. That’s about 10 degrees smaller than those offered by Magic Leap One and HoloLens 2.

Magic Leap Highlights Award-Winning Augmented Reality Apps Revealed at Reality Virtually Hackathon

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With Magic Leap One approaching six months since launch, Magic Leap is fully focused on building a content ecosystem and developer community. Now, Magic Leap has released a highlight reel that gives the public a peek at the fruits of their endeavor.

GDC 2018: Talk on Creating Games for Magic Leap One, Live Blog @3PM PDT

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GDC 2018: Magic Leap One Getting Unreal Engine 4 Support

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Today at GDC, Epic have announced that Unreal Engine 4 will officially support the Magic Leap One. You can read more about it on the Unreal Engine blog , but the basic gist of it is that you can use Epic’s UE4 now, one of the leading game engines on the market, to create content for Magic Leap One. Companies like Epic themselves, as well as Framestore, ILMxLAB, Schell Games, and Peter Jackson’s Wingnut AR are all working on content for the Magic Leap One.

The XR Week Peek (2020.05.11): new Quest is in the works, Magic Leap may pivot to healthcare, and more!

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If the rumor is true, probably this is the Del Mar headset , and the Jedi controllers may be like the Oculus Touch but more comfortable and maybe with full finger tracking. Or eye tracking?). Image by Magic Leap).

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.

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. Here’s a roundup of news from ‘day one’ of our GDC 2018 coverage.

Here’s What Actual Developers Think Of The Magic Leap One AR Headset

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As of yesterday, the Magic Leap One is officially released. And if you want a detailed breakdown of what the Magic Leap One is and what it’s specs are like, you can find that here. When you order a Magic Leap One AR headset, someone from a startup called Enjoy hand delivers it to you and helps you set it up. ” Right now there are a handful of official Magic Leap apps in the Store for early adopters to try out.

Magic Leap One Is Designed For Indoor Use, Fit Shown For The First Time

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Magic Leap just offered the most detailed look yet at its hardware. But don’t get too excited — all they did was press the power button to show that Magic Leap One actually turns on. Magic Leap One is geared toward developers and creators and features a pocket processing pack with a wire running to goggles. Magic Leap just showed the first detailed look at how its Magic Leap One headset fits. AR Featured Magic Lea

WCVRI Day 1: Hands-on RealMax AR glasses and Droolon F1 eye tracking!

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And as I promised you, I’m sharing with you all my impressions , so you will feel as if you were here with me… Today I will talk with you about the WCVRI event, the RealMax AR glasses and the Droolon F1 eye tracking accessory! Leap Motion) on the same headset.

Magic Leap One Will Ship This Summer With Nvidia Tegra X2 Processor

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Following four years of development, Magic Leap announced today that it will begin shipping the Magic Leap One Creator Edition to developers this summer — a window that began on June 21, 2018 and will end on September 22, 2018. Magic Leap’s use of the Tegra X2 means that the spatial computer’s total horsepower will be substantially ahead of the Nintendo Switch console, which uses a Tegra X1. Eye tracking and head tracking are both included as well.

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. In the meantime, the competition of Chinese companies like nReal is threatening even more the appeal of Magic Leap.

Gallery: A Close-Up Look at the Magic Leap One's Optics

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For the curious, here are a number of close-up shots of the Magic Leap One's optics and the magnetic attachment that can be swapped out for a version with lenses matching your glasses prescription in the near future.

The Ghost Howls’s VR Week Peek (2019.12.16): Oculus Quest gets hand tracking, Magic Leap pivots towards enterprise and much more!

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Oculus Quest gets hand tracking. But, most importantly, now the Quest features hands tracking. If you update the Quest until its latest runtime, you can now activate hands tracking in its experimental features. Magic Leap pivots towards enterprise.

The Ghost Howls’s VR Week Peek (2019.12.09): Qualcomm XR2 defines the future of XR, Magic Leap having tragic sales, and much more!

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Well, with this new chip, headsets will: Have a resolution of 3K per eye ; Have up to 7 cameras used simultaneously (12 in total for the device). Image by Magic Leap). Magic Leap may be in trouble, but its CEO remains confident. Goood Monday everyone!

Shower thoughts on the Magic Leap One

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We are in the days of the Magic Leap hype : developers that have bought it are posting videos everywhere and every one of us is trying to understand if the device is valuable or not. So, here you are my editorial regarding Magic Leap. A girl wearing Magic Leap.

My predictions for augmented reality in 2019

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Magic Leap. Me, wearing a Magic Leap One. The most important news has been for sure the launch of the Magic Leap One. Rear view of the Magic Leap One. Leap Motion. You may ask why I’m adding Leap Motion here. Magic Leap.

SIGGRAPH 2019 Conference Will Feature Four World-Premiere VR/AR Experiences

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Magic Leap, Disney, and Epic Games are bringing their A-game to the annual tech conference. Dadum: Experiencing Memories of My Father – Dadum is a wearable AR experience that utilizes spatial tracking of the Hololens1 to produce a unique AR mask-based social artwork.

Time for Enterprise to Enter the Magicverse, with Magic Leap's Brian Kane

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Until recently, Brian Kane has been highlighting more experiential demos - like one that puts a porthole to the ocean in your living room - to highlight the power of the Magic Leap, and of spatial computing in general. But ahead of his visit to CES, Brian drops in to tell our listeners how Magic Leap is ready to leap into the world of enterprise. Magic Leap is one of these Magic Leap devices, you put it on, and your whole world is spatial computing.

Developing the Future of Mixed Reality

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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.

Lemnis Demonstrates Latest Varifocal Lens Tech in New VR Headset Prototype

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This too requires eye-tracking, but shifts the onus from the display and onto the lenses themselves to dynamically adjust to the user’s focus. “There is no fixed number of focal planes, compared to Magic Leap for example who has only 2,” Laffont explains.

Unlocking the Magic of XR With Your Voice

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Clarke’s Third Law (the one that states that any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic), just try a HoloLens 2 experience where you can just tell holograms what to do. And in that hybrid reality we will experience an entirely new type of magic.