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Spatial Beats: Magic Leap, Microsoft & HTC

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New names and old ones round out this week in XR with big funding for Magic Leap, and Sky Mavis,… Continue reading → Spatial Beats: Magic Leap, Microsoft & HTC. The post Spatial Beats: Magic Leap, Microsoft & HTC appeared first on AR Insider.

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Spatial Beats: Apple, Magic Leap & Oculus

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This week, we look at Apple’s moves across the spatial spectrum, Magic Leap 2, And Oculus Quest game sales among other items. Cathy Hackl , a former Magic Leap, HTC and AWS executive, and author of the new book The Augmented Workforce (with John Buzzell) is joining the company as Global Strategic Advisor.

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Magic Leap Loses Key Marketing Exec Ahead of Magic Leap One Launch

Next Reality AR

With the official launch of Magic Leap One expected by the end of summer (translation: days from now), Magic Leap's hype machine just took a big hit with the sudden loss of a key marketing executive. Gattis's resume includes stints at HTC, Qualcomm, Microsoft, and TiVo.

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HTC Announces Inside-out Tracker for VR Accessories & Body Tracking

Road to VR

HTC today announced a new Vive Tracker accessory which is the first in the industry to use inside-out tracking, meaning it doesn’t require any external beacons. Details are slim right now; HTC hasn’t announced the price or battery life, and the release date is far off in Q3 2023. for its precision and compatibility.

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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. The sales never skyrocketed and now Magic Leap is in desperate need of cash , after many layoffs, disappointing sales, and having put its IP as collaterals to a bank.

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Magic Leap 2 Review: A High-Spec Enterprise AR Headset

XR Today - Mixed Reality tag

Magic Leap 2 reviews have surfaced after the successor to the Magic Leap 1, which launched in the early 2000s, debuted in September this year. Unlike the second version, the first iteration spent most of its early years in stealth mode, teasing its Magic Leap 1 headset in 2018. Inside Magic Leap 2.

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Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund Takes Control of Magic Leap

XR Today - Augmented Reality tag

To close 2022, Magic Leap’s leadership team underwent a major restructuring following a significant investment from Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund. The investment by Saudi’s PIF division allows the region to own over 50 percent of Magic Leap’s ownership stake. A 16GB computing pack.