Magic Leap To Host Developer Days At Its Offices In Florida

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Magic Leap announced new programs that will run across 2020, including two separate Developer Day events and a new program called ‘Access Hardware’ for developers. Developers who want to be considered for the Access Hardware program can apply online.

Magic Leap Opens Programs To Extend Support To Developers

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Magic Leap is giving developers access to additional hardware, funding, enterprise customers, and support. Magic Leap is committed to enabling developers through funding and support so they can create the next generation of enterprise-focused immersive experiences.

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Magic Leap is Giving Away More Hardware Soon, Dev Conference Coming to Florida HQ in May

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Magic Leap recently announced some new programs that aim to get developers creating for the its AR headset, Magic Leap 1. Developers can apply for Access Hardware here. AR News News leap leap developer days magic leap magic leap 1 magic leap one

Magic Leap Reveals Developer Demo, Confirms NVIDIA TX2 Hardware

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Today during Magic Leap’s developer livestream the company offered the first details on the compute hardware that’s built into the device, confirming that an NVIDIA CPU/GPU module, and also showed a brief developer sample demonstrating world meshing and gesture input. The headset connects to a belt-clipped module which contains the battery and compute hardware. The hardware resources are divided between the system and the developer.

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. Announced today on the company’s site , developers can now explore Magic Leap’s software development kit and dive into the Creator Portal to find documentation, tutorials, and more. This allows you to test apps with emulated hardware.

Magic Leap 2 Planned for Launch in 2021, Targeting Enterprise & Prosumers

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Magic Leap’s next-gen AR headset, Magic Leap 2, is officially slated to launch sometime in 2021. That same report maintains that Magic Leap Two will include 5G connectivity, a wider field of view, a smaller and lighter form factor, and different color options.

BBC Launches ‘Micro Kingdoms’ Experience for Magic Leap, Narrated by Stephen Fry

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BBC Studios and AR/VR studio PRELOADED today launched BBC Earth – Micro Kingdoms: Senses, the interactive documentary for Magic Leap 1. Although originally slated to launch in Fall 2019 , the experience is arriving today on Magic Leap 1 headsets.

Magic Leap 1 Pivots To Enterprise, ML2 Targeted For 2021

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Magic Leap is refocusing around the enterprise market, launching a new nearly $3,000 enterprise bundle with business warranty and support. The company also confirms a successor, Magic Leap 2, is targeted for 2021.

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. At a GDC 2018 session called “The World is Your Playground: Deep Dive on Developing for Spatial Computing”, the company introduced the audience to the evolution of their prototype hardware illustrating just how far they’ve come.

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. Announced with support for both Unity and Unreal, the Lumin SDK exposes the capabilities of the Magic Leap One headset to developers who can use it to begin building augmented reality experiences for the platform.

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. Magic Leap says that developers building AR apps with Unreal Engine dealing in entertainment, architecture, automotive, healthcare “and many other industries” can apply now for a free Magic Leap One.

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. A Magic Leap spokesman confirmed to Bloomberg that a limited number of devices have gone out to partner developers, but that wider distribution is still slated for later this year. Image courtesy Magic Leap. SEE ALSO Magic Leap Shows Prototype Headset Progress Since 2014.

Report: Magical Leap Sees Sluggish Sales Numbers Amidst Latest Funding Round

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Magic Leap is one of the most well-funded startups in history, boasting $2.6 Image courtesy AT&T, Magic Leap. The report claims however this second iteration has been stymied by “fundamental technology constraints,” making a hardware refresh a greater likelihood.

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. AT&T and Magic Leap are pitching a similar marketing message involving Magic Leap One and 5G, and have begun exclusively selling the headset in select AT&T stores… but the whole thing falls flat upon the realization that the headset doesn’t actually have any 5G hardware.

The Future of Fashion: Magic Leap One Street-Style As You Never Imagined

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When the Magic Leap One (ML1) originally shipped and went to market, I eagerly tried the headset the first moment I could. I was impressed by a number of features right away and the care the good people of Magic Leap put into constructing the hardware, but remained unsurprised when the wearable did not fit over my big glasses and even bigger hair. The post The Future of Fashion: Magic Leap One Street-Style As You Never Imagined appeared first on VRScout.

Magic Leap Pivots to Enterprise, Announces New Business-Focused Services, Slightly Modified Name

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As we predicted this time last year, Magic Leap is finally moving from consumer entertainment hype to making a firm commitment to enterprise customers. On Tuesday, the company announced a new name for its device -- the Magic Leap 1, instead of the Magic Leap One Creator Edition.

Magic Leap Powers MR Catwalk At London Fashion Week

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The opening collection of the show, created by one of the upcoming designers, Gerrit Jacob, uses innovative Magic Leap spatial computing technology alongside Three’s 5G network, which will bring the designer’s inspirations to life on the catwalk and will remain installed for future use by the students. “My Magic Leap gives us the ability to create digital effects that interact with the real world, live,” adds Connie Harrison, director of immersive experiences.

Magic Leap Headset Hits FCC Ahead of Confirmed Summer Launch

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Magic Leap is soon to launch its first AR headset, the Magic Leap One. While we already saw the Magic Leap controller pop up at the FCC last month , the ‘Lightware’ headset and ‘Lightpack’ compute module have now followed suit. Aside from the publicly available documentation , Magic Leap, like many companies, has submitted a Confidentiality Request to keep the following FCC documents out of the public eye: Internal device photos.

First Magic Leap One Apps Finally Revealed

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Today’s launch of the Magic Leap One Creator Edition may seem like it’s all about the hardware, but you’ll need stuff to actually play and watch on your new headset too. Alongside the launch of the $2,295 AR headset today, Magic Leap revealed the first five experiences that customers will get to try out. Showcasing Magic Leap’s potential for retail, the company has already partnered with Wayfair and The New York Times as samples of this.

First-Ever L.E.A.P. Conference Teases The Future Of Magic Leap

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Magic Leap’s inaugural developer conference showcases the headsets best and brightest content. Blood-thirsty robots, augmented board games, and life-sized space mechs were just a few of the offering at Magic Leap’s inaugural L.E.A.P. developer conference held earlier this week at the Magic Box event space in downtown Los Angeles. Magic Leap Studios). Available now via Magic Leap World , the 1.1 The post First-Ever L.E.A.P.

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. One particularly promising category is health care, where Magic Leap says it’s now collaborating with at least five different companies to bring its hardware into labs, clinics, and even hospital operating rooms.

Magic Leap One Hands-on Suggests a Headset That’s a Lot Like HoloLens

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Ahead of the launch of the Magic Leap One , several press outlets got a chance to see the device up close and personal. The Verge’s Adi Robertson was among those who got to peer through the purported magical device, but came away feeling like the headset doesn’t do much to differentiate itself from Microsoft’s HoloLens, which launched two years prior. Magic Leap magic leap one magic leap one hands on magic leap one preview magic leap one review

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. 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?) Promotional photo of Magic Leap One.

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. Since the beginning, Magic Leap has been a masterful tease. Captured by Road to VR, image courtesy Magic Leap. Captured by Road to VR, image courtesy Magic Leap.

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. Innovative cinematographic hardware used by John Gaeta. The science fiction leap was “You are inside the internet now. And what you are doing at Magic Leap to create these experiences for people? ( Magic Leap glasses.

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. And although its OS and apps don’t fully utilize the tech available to them, Magic Leap One is an ambitious, well-made, but imperfect MR devkit that doesn’t quite live up to the hype, but is still the most complete and affordable mixed-reality (MR) computer out there. Part 1: The Hardware. The Magic Leap One consists of three elements: a light-pack, a headset and a controller?—?all

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. So Magic Leap One offers a few things more than HoloLens, but only just. Captured by Road to VR, image courtesy Magic Leap.

Magic Leap One Teardown Reveals Sophisticated Hardware with Shortish Shelf Life & Low Repairability

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One of the primary marketing tactics used by Magic Leap in promoting the Magic Leap One was selling early adopters on the "magic" contained within the device. On Thursday, some of that magic was uncovered as the Magic Leap One was completely disassembled by repair engineers, revealing the delicate innards of the device and detailing how it delivers its augmented reality experiences.

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. The report cites a cryptic blog post announcing Dacuda’s divestment of its 3D scanning properties and LinkedIn profiles for many Dacuda staff members that now show them as employees of Magic Leap.

Watch the ‘Real’ Magic Leap Whale Take Flight in ‘Helio’ Web Experiment

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Back in 2016, Magic Leap released a video clip of a breaching augmented reality whale as a backdrop to their freshly redesigned website, something meant to grab the attention of prospective investors, developers, and consumers alike. Now, through Magic Leap’s Helio browser, we can finally see what an augmented reality whale actually looks like running on Magic Leap One. Magic Leap News magic leap magic leap helio magic leap whale

Rony Abovitz Hints Magic Leap One Launches August 8, 2018

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Rony Abovitz appears to have given not-so-subtle clues that Magic Leap One officially launches on August 8, 2018. I believe Magic Leap’s CEO is hinting that 8:08 am Florida time we’re due for details and updates on their Magic Leap One Creator Edition. Abovitz previously tweeted that some press have been allowed to see Magic Leap’s hardware. How often does the hardware fail? AR Magic Leap

This Magic Leap One Demo Offers a Peek into the Future of Multiplayer AR

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Magic Leap One, the company’s long-awaited AR headset, has been out for a month now. This however is experienced through the tiny window of a hand-held iPhone or iPad, and are really more like first steps to get prospective AR developers to think spatially despite the lack of real Apple-brand head-mounted AR hardware. The post This Magic Leap One Demo Offers a Peek into the Future of Multiplayer AR appeared first on Road to VR.

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. With over $2 billion raised in investment and names like Google attached to it, there’s been a lot of hype about the mysterious reality-altering hardware. But there’s one question that we’ve constantly had on our minds over the past few years: what actually is 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. AR Magic Leap

Magic Leap Shows off Upcoming Enterprise Apps Focused on Professional 3D Design

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Magic Leap announced a number of consumer-facing apps and games coming soon to Magic Leap One, the company’s long-awaited AR headset which released back in August. Magic Leap and Wacom, an industry leader for digital creative tools, are focusing in on bringing precision drawing, writing, and spatial visualization and manipulation to a collaborative augmented reality setting. Image courtesy Magic Leap, Wacom.

L.E.A.P. Conference: Magic Leap Now Accepting Applications For October Event

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Creators focused on augmented reality have a chance to attend a conference to learn more about the Magic Leap One Creator Edition and how to build software for the headset. 3, but space is limited and Magic Leap will individually approve folks who get the chance to actually register. So if you have a Magic Leap One and you’re in California already it is probably in your best interest to apply soon. AR Magic Leap Magic Leap One

Look Out Magic Leap, Vive Pro Is Now An AR Dev Kit

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The new update should help turn the device into the kind of augmented reality developer kit Magic Leap is distributing quietly in small numbers. Magic Leap is raising billions of dollars for a a see-through AR headset that is hard to get access to as a developer, with digital images few can even see without signing a non-disclosure agreement. Unlike Magic Leap, though, Vive Pro is available for purchase immediately. AR Magic Leap Vive Pro