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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.

The XR Week Peek (2020.02.17): Half-Life Alyx will launch on March, 23rd, MWC has been canceled and much more!

The Ghost Howls

More info (Use Google Translate). Magic Leap plans dev days and dev programs. We all know that Magic Leap is in big trouble, and it seems that one of the paths it is trying to follow to exit the quicksands is trying to get more developers onboard.

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The XR Week Peek (2020.10.12): Quest 2 is launching, dogs use AR, and more!

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Unreal Engine and Photoshop), as it happens in Google Docs when many people edit the same document at the same time. Lidar sensors make this possible and it feels like magic. Image by Google). Google and Snapchat release features that aim at the AR Cloud.

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Who Will Own the Metaverse?

AR Insider

It’s been called the AR Cloud by many, the Magicverse by Magic Leap, the Mirrorworld by Wired, the Cyberverse by Huawei, Planet-scale AR by Niantic and Spatial Computing by academics. In his 1984 classic Neuromancer, characters entered a virtual reality world called “the matrix” (inspiration for the 1999 film of the same name by the Wachowskis). Augmented vision is commonplace in futuristic films, from Minority Report to Iron Man.

Jules Urbach’s Quest To Realize Star Trek’s Holodeck

UploadVR

They’ve made connections throughout Hollywood and Silicon Valley with advisors like Google’s Eric Schmidt and investors backing them like Ari Emanuel , the co-CEO of one of Hollywood’s most influential talent companies and the inspiration for blunt-talking super agent Ari on HBO’s Entourage. Unity empowers skilled creators using the toolset to produce virtual worlds that could work on any personal gadget. Games want to be cinematic quality and film wants to be interactive.

Lighting the Torch for In-App AR Development, with TORCH's Paul Reynolds

XR for Business Podcast

Game engines like the versatile Unity have long been the go-to for AR development, and for good reason. In 2013, after 10 years of creating video games, he joined Magic Leap where he was promoted to senior director, overseeing content and SDK teams. At Magic Leap, Paul recognized the lack of accessible tools for non-game developers that was hindering widespread adoption of immersive and spatial computing technologies. You were Magic Leap before.

Digital Real Estate in AR, with Darabase's Dominic Collins

XR for Business Podcast

A lot of-- it's amazing how many big companies now are kind of what I call the immersive lasagna that kind of -- whether it be Magic Leap's Magicverse or the real world index and Facebook -- you kind of got these great slides with these, you know, loads of layers with the physical world, or the digital twin, and infrastructure, and all these things that sit on top. Alan: So you're really going kind of the route of AR, meaning kind of Apple and Google foundation.

2016: The year of VR in review

Infinityleap

Both Unity and Unreal Game engines tried their hands at creating a development environment in VR. On the visual spectrum, there are companies like Magic Leap and OTOY working to bring lightfield synthesis within the headsets. Google Tango, SoftKinetic and Occipital brought depth sensing to AR and VR experiences in the past two years, but this year we are seeing the first phones to have it built-in.

Getting the ROI out of XR, with Sector 5 Digital's Cameron Ayres

XR for Business Podcast

I feel like some products, such as Google Cardboard, and some of the lower-end pieces of hardware, have actually done more harm than good to the reputation of virtual reality. People get in it, and they see, "this as a medium-to-low-quality image or video that I'm sitting in," and there's not much interaction if it's a Google Cardboard. They're hiring a Unity developer or a 3D modeller. There's something from Magic Leap in there, and there's.

Getting the ROI out of XR, with Sector 5 Digital's Cameron Ayres

XR for Business Podcast

I feel like some products, such as Google Cardboard, and some of the lower-end pieces of hardware, have actually done more harm than good to the reputation of virtual reality. People get in it, and they see, "this as a medium-to-low-quality image or video that I'm sitting in," and there's not much interaction if it's a Google Cardboard. They're hiring a Unity developer or a 3D modeller. There's something from Magic Leap in there, and there's.

Getting Fit with a VR Toolkit, and Other XR Tips with VRd?j?'s Michael Eichenseer

XR for Business Podcast

Michael: And this is why I've been working on starting this dojo, or this VR maker space; because the tools for building -- there's VRTK for Unity. The technology path is moving so fast that if you'd said, "hey, we want to make a five-minute training thing" three years ago, you would have to print the 3D mounts for the cameras, and go out there, film it, stitch it. Unity is always my top one. We're not tied to Magic Leap.

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Building the Foundation of The Spatial Web, with VERSES founder Gabriel Rene

XR for Business Podcast

They can look through an iPhone -- which uses ARKit now -- or a Magic Leap headset, or a Microsoft Hololens headset or the other smart glasses that'll be coming, and that worker now can just follow that arrow right to that location, pick that object, and move it from Point A to Point B from, let's say, the pick-and-pack area to the dock, and then registering that interaction back into the warehouse management system.

The XR Week Peek (2020.03.23): Half-Life: Alyx launches, Oculus Del Mar leaked, PS5 revealed and more!

The Ghost Howls

I’ve used Google search to find all the pages with references to Del Mar in the Oculus website, and all the docs are identical to the previous versions. Unity is offering 3 months of Free Learning so that you can sharp your development skills. Yes, Android, Google.