Magic Leap Teases Its Next-gen AR Headset for Enterprise

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Magic Leap hasn’t come out with new hardware since it launched its seminal AR headset in 2018, Magic Leap 1. Now it seems we’re getting our first glimpse of what may very well be Magic Leap 2. ” Image courtesy Magic Leap.

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.

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The XR Week Peek (2021.10.19): HTC launches Vive Flow, Magic Leap 2 announced, and more!

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Image by Magic Leap). Magic Leap 2 has been teased. Magic Leap is back: CEO Peggy Johnson has just unveiled in a post on the company blog the Magic Leap 2 , the new version of the AR glasses from the company in Florida.

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.

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.

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

The XR Week Peek (2021.04.26): Magic Leap 2 coming in 2022, Quest gets Air Link and new Avatars, and more!

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Image by Magic Leap). Magic Leap 2 is coming in Q1 2022. Even if most of this roundup will be about Oculus, I have decided to put another brand on top of it and it is Magic Leap. augmented reality virtual reality week peek magic leap oculus quest

Magic Leap’s Latest Experience Is An Interactive Fairy Tale

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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 Independent game studio just launched its first title for the Magic Leap One Creator Edition, called Luna: Moondust Garden. If you fancy trying it out, Luna: Moondust Garden is now available for download in Magic Leap World for $4.99

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.

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 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.

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.

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 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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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

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.

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.

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

Magic Leaps Seems To Finally Be Gearing Up For A Big Reveal

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It’s increasingly looking like mysterious augmented reality technology Magic Leap could finally be unveiled in the coming months. The stream would also offer a chance to meet the team building the tech and potentially even a glimpse at the hardware itself. Throughout the tour a series of numbers would appear forming a phone number, which would lead to a line emitting a whale sound, one of the symbols of Magic Leap’s marketing so far.

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.

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

Magic Leap Files Design Patent For ‘Virtual Reality Glasses’

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Technology enthusiasts continue to itch for a proper look at Magic Leap’s technology. Even if the technology is able to deliver on that lofty promise there are serious concerns about the size, weight, processing and power requirements of the hardware that could make it uncomfortable, ugly or impossible to wear in a real world setting. Magic Leap told Business Insider “what you are looking at is not our product.” AR Magic Leap

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