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. News AR Augmented Reality Hardware Magic Leap

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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Before leaving you to the best news of the week, I would like to highlight two notable things about my work: My crazy trolling game “The Unity Cube” has been featured in a video by Upload VR! You don’t even know how this made me happy! Image by Magic Leap).

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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. That’s why it’s so exciting to see people like veteran VR Storyteller Robin Hunicke getting on board. The Independent game studio just launched its first title for the Magic Leap One Creator Edition, called Luna: Moondust Garden.

Magic Leap Promises to Show a Real Demo and Share Specs Next Week

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Following the company’s last session of ‘Magic Leap Live’, wherein the company had promised that viewers would get to “meet Magic Leap One”—but then offered no substantive details and dodged the audience’s most prominent questions—the company is promising to share specs and offer up an actual demo at next week’s Magic Leap Live session. SEE ALSO Magic Leap Shows Prototype Headset Progress Since 2014.

The XR Week Peek (2020.06.13): Magic Leap exploring a sale, events are going virtual and more!

The Ghost Howls

Another week closed at home, sending big hugs to all of you VR enthusiasts of the world. Many countries are locking down because of the coronavirus, so I hope you all stay safe, healthy and will be able to keep in touch with the people you love. Image by Magic Leap).

Magic Leap One first impressions review: it’s not a leap, but a step

The Ghost Howls

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. Thanks to a friend and a bit of luck, I’ve been able to test it and so I will be able to give you my impressions on the device … are you interested? Anyway, a startup bond is something hard to break, so Gianni and I kept in touch and so on Saturday, I went visiting him and his family. How can it be so light?”

Magic Leap Releases Toolkit With Pre-built Components for Easier AR Development

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Magic Leap has released a new set of development components in a ‘Magic Leap Toolkit’ (MLTK) which includes a slew of pre-built tools which aim to make it easier for creators to bring their AR vision to life without needing to re-think the basics. The MLTK, available now for developers working in Unity , offers up a range of pre-built tools which take some of the heavy lifting out of building AR apps for the Magic Leap headset.

Magic Leap’s John Gaeta talks about the future of cinema, storytelling and mixed reality

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One of the best moments ever at View Conference 2018 , has been when I was able to interview John Gaeta. Now, this genius that has revolutionized cinema has landed in the mixed reality ecosystem , to try to improve it as well. 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. I would like to ask you when and where you started working in the movie scene.

Hands-On: Whiteboard App For Magic Leap Lets You Share Your Strategic Genius In Augmented Reality

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The business world is currently in the midst of figuring out how to deal with the coronavirus crisis, with many offices opting to work remotely for at least the next few weeks as a safety precaution.

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

Road to VR

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. But, at least for many of the company’s closest followers, the hype high seems to be turning into a disappointment hangover.

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.” It is the first event of this kind organized by Magic Leap: we can say that LEAP Con is like the Oculus Connect of Magic Leap and will probably become always more important, year after year, exactly as it has happened to Oculus. Magic Leap availability. Finally Magic Leap will be available in almost all the United States.

Madefire Debuts 3D Motion Comics On The Magic Leap One AR Headset

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Madefire has been committed to making “motion comics,” or digital versions of comic books that leap off the page with animated visuals. Now, the company is announcing that it is showing off its first Motion Book experiences on Magic Leap ‘s augmented reality glasses. The Madefire platform isn’t a mere app that runs on the Magic Leap One Creator Edition, the development version of Florida-based Magic Leap’s AR glasses that sells for $2,300.

VIDEO: Our First Hands-On Impressions Of Magic Leap One

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We just had a chance to go hands-on with Magic Leap One and captured our introduction to the device with video showing about 15 minutes of very early impressions. I’ll need a little more time to digest what I experienced for a full written report but, in the meantime, you can check out the video below showing my initial interactions. My thanks to Sivan Iram who offered to let me try the headset he purchased for himself.

Magic Leap Announces Limited Opportunity for LEAP Developer Days

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Magic Leap recently announced that it will be holding LEAP Developer Days next month as part of their Leap Year Celebration. Here we’ll talk a bit about Magic Leap in general, as well as share everything we know about the LEAP Developer Days.

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.

How to Use the Magic Leap One in Outdoor Settings, It's Not Perfect, but It's Possible

Next Reality AR

From day one, my favorite thing about the Magic Leap One has been its portability. It's so well designed that it just screams to be taken out for a walk through the city. Alas, Magic Leap says the device is (currently) designed to be used indoors, preferably in settings containing few windows or black surfaces. But I had to be.

‘Star Wars: Project Porg’ AR “experiment” Announced for Magic Leap

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ILMxLab, Lucasfilm’s immersive media group, today announced Star Wars: Project Porg , an augmented reality “experiment” built for Magic Leap. Just ahead of this week’s Leap Con conference, ILMxLab has announced the Star Wars: Project Porg “experimental demo” for the headset. As of now it’s unclear if the studio plans to release the experience to Magic Leap owners, or if it’ll be kept for demo purposes only.

Magic Leap Exec: MR App Developers Are “the Foundation of Spatial Computing”

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If you follow Magic Leap, you’re probably aware that they recently launched a program for MR app developers. The program helps to give developers access to Magic Leap hardware, as well as special workshops. A Quick Review of Magic Leap.

Magic Leap’s First Developer Conference is Coming to L.A. in October

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Magic Leap, the Florida-based AR company behind the Magic Leap One headset , just announced the dates of the first developers conference. Dubbed L.E.A.P. Here’s the main text on the conference’s registration site : “JOIN THE GREATEST MINDS IN SPATIAL COMPUTING FOR OUR FIRST EVER L.E.A.P. CONFERENCE AND DISCOVER HOW TO WIELD THE OTHERWORLDLY POWERS OF MAGIC LEAP ONE.” ” Magic Leap’s L.E.A.P.

Magic Leap's Unity Conference Presentation Uncovered Many New Details, Here's What We Found Out

Next Reality AR

During its presentation at Unite Berlin, Magic Leap gave attendees a crash course in developing experiences for Magic Leap One (ML1), we found out quite a bit more about how the device works and what we can expect to experience with the device. More Content Partners Revealed In recent months, Magic Leap has disclosed its work with Sigur Ros and the NBA.

The XR Week Peek (2020.04.27): Magic Leap’s new course, Fortnite rocks with concerts and much more!

The Ghost Howls

Another busy week has passed by, and here in Italy we just got the news that lockdown measures will start to loosen from next week, but the road to go out as we wish is still long. If you may be the right person, send me an e-mail to tonyvt AT skarredghost DOT com.

Hands-On: Magic Leap One Creator Edition Is Looking Like A Solid AR Developer Kit

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I tried the Magic Leap One “Creator Edition” headset this week, after nearly five years of waiting to see what Rony Abovitz and his team have been building out in Florida. I am impressed Leapers shipped Magic Leap One (ML1) on the same day they announced its price and offered it for sale. I am impressed they hand-deliver this new type of standalone computer with an expert who explains how to operate it. It is wired to the glasses.

Magic Leap Publishes More L.E.A.P. Developer Videos Featuring Insomniac Games, Weta Workshop & More

Next Reality AR

After publishing two batches of videos from its L.E.A.P. developer conference, Magic Leap has made the session on Seedling from Insomniac Games available to the public. Featuring Joel Bartley, lead gameplay programmer for Insomniac Games, and Michael Liebenow, lead software engineer for Magic Leap, the session examines how to integrate a 3D engine into an app using the Vulkan API.

Star Wars: Project Porg Coming To Magic Leap One From ILMxLab

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The first developer conference for Magic Leap is kicking off in Los Angeles today and creators who had early access to the AR glasses are starting to show off their experiments. The biggest partner to announce a project for Magic Leap One Creator Edition so far is ILMxLab, which made the experimental Star Wars: Project Porg. More details are expected during Magic Leap’s keynote on Wednesday. AR Leap Conference Magic Leap

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. It superimposes computer-animated imagery on the world to augment what you can see with your own eyes. 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 used that to raise more than $2.3 Above: Founder and CEO of Magic Leap Rony Abovitz.

Hands-On: Dr. Grordbort’s Invaders Is A Showcase Of Magic Leap’s Triumphs And Troubles

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I stood in awe five meters across the room from a portal which had opened up from the floor to the top of the wall. Robots were pouring out into the room — Dr. Grordbort’s Invaders — and I was firing shot after shot with my ray gun trying to stop them. But I didn’t want to stay far away. I wanted to see up close through this doorway into another realm beyond. AR Magic Leap

Magic Leap Chief Game Designer Talks Internal Demos and “Everyday Adventure” Format for AR

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Speaking at the Games for Change 2017 conference, Magic Leap “Chief Gaming Wizard” Graeme Devine offered some insight into the types of AR experiences the company has been building internally, and offers up what he believes will be the format of AR content which will “define a generation.” He’s now been working with Magic Leap for nearly four years. Can Magic Leap learn from it? You talk to Alice more than any other human.

The Ghost Howls’s VR Week Peek (2019.11.18): Magic Leap may be in trouble, Carmack leaving Oculus and much more!

The Ghost Howls

I’m super excited that this week I’ve shared the news that we of NTW are going to launch our game HitMotion:Reloaded on November, 27th. But there have been also many wider-scope news this week that I want to discuss with you, so let’s start talking about them! Image by Magic Leap). Is Magic Leap in trouble? The Magic Leap could become a tragic leap , using some words from Palmer Luckey. Image by Oculus, from Road To VR).

Magic Leap, Jason Rubin And Insomniac Games To Speak At D.I.C.E. 2017

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Rubin has plenty of insight into the VR industry — just listen to him talk in our recent podcast — and Insomniac has already released three games on Rift, so it should be an interesting session. Perhaps even more enticing is a session from Graeme Devine, Chief Game Wizard at the elusive mixed reality company, Magic Leap. Awards don’t have much to offer in terms of VR this year, however. insomniac , Magic Leap , mr , oculus , talks , VR.

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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To start, now the Oculus Link is more stable and it is compatible with some AMD GPUs. Doing that will disable the controllers, and you will be able to navigate in the menus just using your hands. But while Oculus tries to keep some things separated (e.g. Good luck to them.

DICE 2017: Magic Leap’s Graeme Devine on Ghost Girl Murder Mystery Game Concept

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Graeme Devine, Chief Game Wizard at Magic Leap, took the stage today at the DICE Summit 2017 in Las Vegas to talk about the future of mixed reality. Devine has been part of the digital games industry for more than 30 years, starting at Virgin Games in the ‘80s with stints at id Software, Ensemble Studios, Microsoft and Apple where he worked on a variety of projects from 7th Guest to Quake to Halo Wars. Tagged with: DICE , Ghost Girl , Graeme Devine , Magic Leap.

Luxexcel & WaveOptics Partner To Bring AR-Powered Prescription Lenses To The Masses

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Luxexcel, an innovative tech company specializing in 3D printed prescription lenses, has recently announced a new partnership with waveguides developers WaveOptics to develop a line of AR smart glasses that are both fashionable and comfortable to wear. .

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!

The Ghost Howls

But before starting, just a fast thing: at the end of this week, I’m going to attend Stereopsia to take part to an interesting panel about “XR in social interaction”, so if you will be in Bruxelles, just let me know, and hopefully we will be able to meet!

How to be a good VR startupper – Part 1

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This is the week of this blog’s birthday and so I’m publishing a very special post, that I’m going to split into two parts. It’s a while that I don’t write something about entrepreneurship, so I thought it could be a good idea to give you some pieces of advice on how to be a good VR startupper. If you are not into VR, don’t worry… most of these rules apply to all kinds of companies. Is it necessary to own all of them?

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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. Brian, welcome to the show, my friend. It's a pleasure to be here.

Spatial’s Collaborative AR Platform Turns Any Room Into A 3D Workspace

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The company hopes to eventually render conventional video conferencing obsolete by offering a real-time collaborative AR experience that takes remote presence to the next level with lifelike avatars; each created using images taken straight from your computers web cam. Donning an augmented reality headset, such as the Microsoft Hololens or the Magic Leap One, users can dive into a limitless workspace composed of content from your digital devices, anytime, anywhere.

The Ghost Howls’s VR Week Peek (2019.07.28): Valve Index is now available immediately, Oculus and Magic Leap update their devices and much more!

The Ghost Howls

and this is good from one side, but stressful on others… much thanks to air conditioning to make me survive in that oven that is Italy in these days!). BTW, if you need a consultancy in implementing an AR/VR solution, feel free to contact me and I will be happy to help you This week in VR has reserved us some interesting news, so why don’t you discover them with me? Shipping is still limited to US and EU, but Valve promises changes in this as well.