We Tried Snap’s AR Glasses And Had Our Minds Blown

VRScout

Snap Inc’s AR Spectacles glasses are nothing short of black magic. Unlike existing AR headsets such as the Magic Leap 2 or Microsoft HoloLens, the Spectacles feature a discrete, light-weight design more akin to glasses than a headset.

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My predictions for augmented reality in 2021

The Ghost Howls

Google can count on the acquisition of North, the experience he has matured by producing Google Glass and investing in Magic Leap, and the fact that it owns the most-used mobile operating system. Magic Leap will meet its fate. Duck Face, Magic Leap One, and me.

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The XR Week Peek (2020.09.07): new Quest is coming at $299 and $399, NVIDIA RTX3070 is powerful and affordable and more!

The Ghost Howls

Facebook wants to use some AI magic to eliminate all what you don’t want to hear and let you hear only what you are interested in. Image by Magic Leap). Magic Leap now is worth a bit more than $450M. Magic Leap and its magic drop.

The VRScout Report – The Week in VR Review

VRScout

India and U.S.-based The notoriously secretive mixed reality company Magic Leap has acquired parts of Dacuda , a B2B computer vision software company. The company disclosed that it is divesting its 3D scanning assets which could be used to facilitate inside-out positional tracking (which does not require external sensors) for Magic Leap’s product. The covert product still has not been publicly shown, and the well-funded Magic Leap ($1.3B

Sundance New Frontier Announces 2019 Line-Up

VRScout

TAKING THE HORSE TO EAT JALEBIS / India (Director: Anamika Haksar, Screenwriters: Anamika Haksar, Lokesh Jain, Producer: Anamika Haksar) — The waft of kebabs blends with the memories of an Indo-Islamic culture, fusing and playing with the dreams and subconscious landscapes of a modern migrant community laboring hard with dignity and humor. Fusing documentary-realism with magic-realism, and true and fictionalized stories with poetry and dreams.

Suzanne Borders says it all on being a female entrepreneur in XR

The Ghost Howls

In yesterday’s part , she detailed what BadVR does and why she’s so interested in the Magic Leap One device. I think it’s either Hong Kong , which I guess that’s a “special administrative region” so that I’ve got two countries or India, I actually love that country. The very famous Taj Mahal in India. I tell her that Bollywood is waiting for her… she can make some movies in India!

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Looking through the Jio Glass

ARVR

Devices such as the Magic Leap and the Hololens rely on Waveguide optics. Whilst they attempt to solve for India, things are moving fast back in Silicon Valley. This in crease in wireless capacity will be facilitated with Jio’s India-made 5G equipment and Edge capabilities.

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InstaVR Interviews: Dr. Matthew Frew, Senior Lecturer in Enterprise, University of the West of Scotland – School of Business and Enterprise

InstaVR

Also put a proposal to Google’s Magic Leap for what I’ve termed ‘EducationXR’. So we have students in Seychelles, India, Sri Lanka, all over the place. InstaVR Interviews: Meet the VR Practitioners. InstaVR Interviews is a blog series where we turn the spotlight on our customers. We find out why they create VR, how they use InstaVR, and what the future of VR will look like. To read more interviews, visit the InstaVR Interviews homepage.

One Part Geek, One Part Chic: XR Fashion with Electric Runway CEO Amanda Cosco

XR for Business Podcast

And it was so seamless that it looked like magic. And I really believe that that's why the video went so viral, was because it was really just this moment of magic. And I really believe that when technology works at it's best, it feels like magic and it creates that awe inspiring experience where you're saying to yourself, "wow, what else could I do with this technology or what else can be done?" It was just that magical experience. Magic Leap, what are we doing?

Bringing the XR World Together at the VR/AR Global Summit, with Executive Director Anne-Marie Enns

XR for Business Podcast

Anne-Marie: Magic Leap’s doing a workshop. And what’s great to do, with it being the global summit, is we’ve got speakers this year that are coming from Africa, and India, and Asia, and Germany and– you know, we’re doing a European summit next year.

Bringing the XR World Together at the VR/AR Global Summit, with Executive Director Anne-Marie Enns

XR for Business Podcast

Anne-Marie: Magic Leap’s doing a workshop. And what’s great to do, with it being the global summit, is we’ve got speakers this year that are coming from Africa, and India, and Asia, and Germany and– you know, we’re doing a European summit next year.

Getting — and Keeping — Your Attention in XR, with LumiereVR COO Alexander Haque

XR for Business Podcast

XR technologies are undeniably a leap forward in humankind’s mechanical evolution. And even for smartphone-driven magic window, like 360 “VR” type of stuff, that is very important. XR technologies are undeniably a leap forward in humankind’s mechanical evolution.

Venture Capitalists Contemplate How Much Exuberance Is Good for VR Investing

UploadVR Between Realities podcast

Question: From a prioritization standpoint as far as investments, are you looking for the next Magic Leap, or are you looking at content platforms, content creation, codecs? Feature films go to China, they go to India, they go everywhere. Is virtual reality a bubble? That’s a common question in a number of panels I’ve covered in the past year. The answer isn’t quite knowable until a major event comes along that either expands or pops the bubble.

Getting -- and Keeping -- Your Attention in XR, with LumiereVR COO Alexander Haque

XR for Business Podcast

XR technologies are undeniably a leap forward in humankind's mechanical evolution. And even for smartphone-driven magic window, like 360 "VR" type of stuff, that is very important. my father could be in India, I could be talking to him. XR technologies are undeniably a leap forward in humankind's mechanical evolution.

Creating a Dialogue Between Innovators and Educators, with VirtualiTeach’s Steve Bambury

XR for Business Podcast

That there was one computer in the school, and it was on a cart and it was wheeled into "oooohs" and "aaaaaaahs", because the magical computer's here and--. Alan: To be honest, my kids have unlimited access to VR and they -- I mean, we've got a quest, we've got Vives, we've got Hololens, Magic Leap, we have all the toys -- and they don't want to go in it. I, myself and my friend Alex Johnson in India and Stephen. Using VR in the classroom is a no-brainer.

All you need to know on the Facebook Connect (OC7)

The Ghost Howls

The magic of the Oculus Quest 2 (Image by Facebook). This attitude makes me understand that Facebook won’t release an all-in-two headset with a cable like the Magic Leap One, and will always go for an untethered approach.

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