Magic Leap’s AI ‘Mica’ Won’t Turn Off Your Lights, Play Your Music, or Give Directions

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Magic Leap today released a blogpost detailing more motivation behind building Mica, the company’s upcoming AI announced at Leap Con last year. SEE ALSO Magic Leap Shows off Upcoming Enterprise Apps Focused on Professional 3D Design.

Magic Leap Raises Another $502 Million, Now Totalling Nearly $2 Billion in Funding

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Rumors from back in September of Magic Leap raising a Series D investment were confirmed today as the company revealed an additional $502 million in venture funding, led by a Singaporean investment firm Temasek, with participation from strategic and financial investors.

Spatiate Brings Multi-User Augmented Reality Painting to Magic Leap One

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While painting in augmented reality is not a groundbreaking pursuit, the ability for Magic Leap One, iPhone and iPad, and Android users to collaborate remotely on virtual artwork would be.

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. The original game of the same name has more than 100 million installs on Android, according to the Google Play store.

AR Glasses For Diabetics: Magic Leap Considers ‘Glucose Monitoring’ Eyewear

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According to a patent released last week by the US Patent and Trademark Office, AR startup Magic Leap has begun exploring the concept of smart glasses that can “monitor glucose levels over time” along with other vitals. Image Credit: Magic Leap / Jang-Ung Park & UNIST.

Magic Leap Mobile Companion App Revealed, iOS & Android Supported

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Among a treasure trove of new developer information on the Lumin OS that Magic Leap recently published on its Creator Portal appears to be the official confirmation of the Magic Leap Mobile Companion App.

Magic Leap Roars into the Auto World via Kia Stinger App from RelayCars

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Magic Leap One owners, start your virtual engines, as automotive virtual reality developer RelayCars has published an app to Magic Leap World that lets users customize and test drive a 2019 Kia Stinger.

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. The company is still heavily involved with VR development however, and are expected to present some new technology with Google at Display Week 2018 in May.

Magic Leap And Shaq Announce NBA AR App Partnership

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The Florida-based Magic Leap has raised $1.9 billion from heavy hitters like Google Ventures and the Alibaba Research group. In a blog post, Jeff Ruediger, the Managing Director of Magic Leap Screens (how would you like to see that on your name tag at a high school reunion?)

Magic Leap Explained: All We Know About The AR Headset

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If you’ve had a passing interest in the technology landscape over the past four years, chances are you’ve heard mention of something called Magic Leap. What Is Magic Leap One? Magic Leap One Creator Edition comes with five experiences out of the box.

Photo Reportedly Reveals Magic Leap AR Prototype

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An unnamed source reportedly sent a photo of the secretive augmented reality startup Magic Leap’s hardware to Business Insider. In a story posted Friday evening, BI showed the photo off to the world in what could be our first look at one of Magic Leap’s AR prototypes.

Report: Magic Leap Acquires Dacuda 3D Tech

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A recent report from Tom’s Hardware indicates Magic Leap is acquiring the 3D scanning assets of Dacuda — a company known historically for creating pocket scanners and recently for its 3D SLAM technologies.

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.

Magic Leap One Now On Sale To Developers For $2295

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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. Developers have had access to Magic Leap’s software development kit (SDK) since it launched at GDC back in March. billion in funding since 2014 from the likes of Google and many more.

Magic Leap One’s Reported Field Of View Leaves A Lot To Be Desired

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Now the Magic Leap One , the severely hyped upcoming AR headset that no one can talk about, only has a 40 degree horizontal field of view according to uncovered developer documentation. In a world where the upcoming Leap Motion North Star headset reportedly has a 100-degree FOV and Magic Leap’s received over $2 billion in funding by comparison, 40 degrees horizontally isn’t much of a “leap” forward at all.

Magic Leap CEO Suggests Development Milestones Met, Patent Shows Sleeker Form Factor

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In an industry populated with giants such as Google, Facebook and Microsoft it is astounding that one of the most important names in the game is a startup known as Magic Leap. Earlier this year, Magic Leap raised an enormous round of fundraising when it pulled in $793.5

Magic Leap Gets Additional Funding From Axel Springer

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Magic Leap is adding Axel Springer to its expansive list of investors. ” Magic Leap is currently working on a pair of AR glasses that project virtual images into real-world environments, which could have plenty of potential applications in journalism, though we’re yet to see much of anything from the content side of the company so far. Late last year the company unveiled its first headset, the Magic Leap One, which will be shipping to developers this year.

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. Above: Graeme Devine of 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.

Magic Leap Raises Another $500+ Million In Series D Funding

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Magic Leap remains shrouded in mystery but continues to impress investors; the company’s just raised another $502 million in a Series D round of funding. They join several other high-profile investors including Google, which helped put the company on the map in the first place. While far from confirmation, this does add weight to the rumor that we’ll see the device — named Magic Leap One — by March 2018. Magic Leap VR Industry News

Magic Leap Head Of Public Relations Leaves To Join Stealth Startup (Update)

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Update: We received the following statement from Magic Leap about the departure: “Andy Fouche will no longer serve as VP of Public Relations for Magic Leap, Inc. A LinkedIn profile for Fouché lists him formerly in the Magic Leap position.

Magic Leap’s Total Funding Exceeds $2 Billion, With Saudi Arabia’s Help

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While little is known about Magic Leap’s technology, the startup’s funding story is a little more public. Google helped transform the Florida startup into a giant of the nascent AR industry in Oct. The tech giant was part of a funding round contributing more than $500 million to Magic Leap’s plan to build all parts of a society-changing AR headset. A press release from Magic Leap notes this investment arm is “sovereign.”

(Update) Photo Shows Magic Leap ‘Test Rig’ NOT Prototype AR Headset

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Update: Magic Leap’s CEO took to Twitter today to explain this photo more clearly. – (Original Story): An unnamed source reportedly sent a photo of the secretive augmented reality startup Magic Leap’s hardware to Business Insider.

The Future of Mixed Reality Is Much Bigger Than Magic Leap

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Over the past three years Magic Leap have been one of the darlings of Augmented/Mixed reality. billion in funding from investors such as Google, Andreessen Horowitz and Alibaba. I was visiting Microsoft’s Vancouver office shortly after hearing those recent Magic Leap reports.

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. He saw an explosion of expectations and hype after Google invested more than $500 million in the company, raising expectations for AR and mixed reality. Above: Magic Leap One Creator Edition.

Demystifying Magic Leap: What Is it and How Does it Work?Magic.

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Demystifying Magic Leap: What Is it and How Does it Work? Magic Leap has not been forthcoming with details about how their technology works. You can’t blame Magic Leap for wanting to keep it a secret. magic leap vr virtual reality augmented reality

AR+VR Weekly: Santa Cruz Q1 2019, Magic Leap teardown and Magic Leap Dev conference

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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: Santa Cruz Q1 2019, Magic Leap teardown and Magic Leap Dev conference.

Comic Books Are Coming To Magic Leap Via Madefire

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Magic Leaps’ augmented reality technology still remains a mystery but, whatever it ends up being, you’ll be able to read comics on it. Madefire this weekend announced a partnership with Magic Leap to release its digital comic book app on the platform at launch. Magic Leap, meanwhile, still remains shrouded in mystery.

Google-backed Magic Leap Reveals Mixed Reality Music App

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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.

Magic Leap and Madefire delivering VR Comic

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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.

Apple CEO: VR Has “Lower Commercial Interest” than AR, New Hires from Magic Leap & Oculus

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Macrumors reported yesterday that the company have recruited two new team member, Zeyu Li from Magic Leap and Yury Petrov from Oculus. The post Apple CEO: VR Has “Lower Commercial Interest” than AR, New Hires from Magic Leap & Oculus appeared first on Road to VR.

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Magic Leap Raises $502 Billions Driven by Temasek

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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.

AR+VR Weekly: Magic Leap One Launches, Magic Leap apps and a sneak peek at HoloLens 2

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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 One launches, a look at the first Magic Leap apps and a sneak peek of the depth sensing capabilities of HoloLens 2.

Magic Leap Could be a Great Strategic Acquisition

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Since Magic Leap’s inception in 2011, there has been great innovation in the technology sector focused in the virtual reality (VR)/augmented reality (AR)/mixed reality (MR) space with Magic Leap trying to create a new hardware interface designs. Enter Magic Leap.

AR+VR Weekly: Meta sale, Facebook’s AR glasses and Magic Leap mobile AR

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Source: Magic Leap. 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: Meta sale, Facebook AR glasses and Magic Leap mobile AR. Finally, a job posting by Magic Leap suggests that the AR headset maker is looking to expand into mobile AR. ISS Astronauts Use Magic Leap One to Prepare for Next Mission ( Next Reality ).

Can Mystical Magic Leap Lure Singapore’s Temasek into its Net?

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Magic Leap Inc. , As stated, they are thinking of taking part in a new financing round of more than $500 million, bringing Magic Leap valuation close to $6 billion. Magic Leap’s last financing round, led by Alibaba , valued the company at $4.5

Graphene Batteries Enable Future; Magic Leap and other AR/VR Players

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To bring the matters home to the readers of this website, graphene battery technology is one of key technologies we need for headsets such as Google Glass 2, which is currently being developed in conjunction with Luxottica , or a more recent development, Magic Leap prototype augmented reality glass.

GDC 2018 ‘Day 2’ Roundup – ‘Budget Cuts’ Hands-On, Google Maps and ARCore, Squanch Games’ Exclusive, and More

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We go hands-on with Budget Cuts, Google presents ARCore and Maps API-enabled apps, Squanch Games’ Daydream exclusive title announced, and Magic Leap talks about developing games for a spatial computing platform. Google highlights 4 ARCore apps. Image courtesy Google.

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Pokemon Go or: How I Learned To Stop Worrying About The Definition And Love Augmented Reality

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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 Alleges Workers Stole Its Secrets

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Artificial reality startup Magic Leap is accusing two Silicon Valley employees of stealing the closely guarded secrets that make its technological tricks work.

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.

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

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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.