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

The Ghost Howls

HTC advertises it as a headset for relaxation and productivity because it wants to position it as a different product than a gaming machine like Oculus Quest 2. Image by Magic Leap). Magic Leap 2 has been teased. Donate to help her in this noble cause Learn more.

Magic Leap Working with AMD on Processor for Next-Generation Enterprise AR Headsets

Next Reality AR

After tapping Nvidia for its first AR headset, Magic Leap is calling in reinforcement for its future enterprise-focused efforts.


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

The Ghost Howls

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. Learn more.

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. Also because the brand “Magic Leap” is not as shiny as before , when we were all expecting great things from it.

Magic Leap Researchers Reveal “Deep SLAM” Tracking Algorithm

Road to VR

Magic Leap, the mysterious AR startup with a multiple-billion dollar valuation , still doesn’t have a headset to show the world, but in a recent paper published by Magic Leap researchers entitled Toward Geometric Deep SLAM , we get a peek into a novel machine vision technique that aims to bring the company closer to their goal of creating a robust standalone AR headset. ” image courtesy Magic Leap.

Magic Leap One Available For Purchase, Starting At $2,295


Magic Leap’s computer vision headset is now on sale in cities across the U.S. startup Magic Leap unveiled its long-awaited mixed reality headset, a secretive device five years and $2.44B USD in the making. This morning that same headset, now referred to as the Magic Leap One Creator Edition , became available for purchase in the U.S. Magic Leap One Creator Edition features a variety of out-of-the-box core applications to get creators off and running.

Magic Leap CEO Interview: For $2,295, Start Living 10 Years Ahead Of Everyone Else


Magic Leap is taking orders for its first product, the $2,295 Magic Leap One Creator Edition augmented reality glasses. 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. But there’s bound to be a letdown at some point, and the reality is that these kinds of big leap innovations still cost a lot of money and take a lot of time to develop and get to the market.

Fable Studio Reveals New Grant Dedicated Towards The Development Of Virtual Beings


Pop music sensation Lil Miquela on Instagram, Mica from Magic Leap, and even Fable’s own Lucy are all great examples of an ever-growing industry of digital humanoid entities. In the case of Fable’s Lucy, the main protagonist featured in the studios VR experience Wolves in the Walls , the character is capable of building an emotional relationship with you through machine learning and AI.

Time for Enterprise to Enter the Magicverse, with Magic Leap's Brian Kane

XR for Business Podcast

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. Magic Leap is one of these Magic Leap devices, you put it on, and your whole world is spatial computing.

Magic Leap launches on International Cat Day with the promise of mustaches on cat photos and Sigur Ros

Cats and VR

Magic Leap One Creator Edition is now available starting at $2,295 USD. These include the web browser that delivers 3D and spatial web experiences, the Screens video player that allows users to place multiple displays of any size in their physical space, and Magic Leap’s unique avatars and Social application, offering a spatially aware way to connect, collaborate and feel presence across distance, with connection services powered by Twilio.

SIGGRAPH 2019 Conference Will Feature Four World-Premiere VR/AR Experiences


Magic Leap, Disney, and Epic Games are bringing their A-game to the annual tech conference. With this latest edition, the Immersive Pavilion cements its status as the perfect place to experience, play, and learn about technological advances across the constantly evolving mediums of augmented, virtual, and mixed reality,” stated SIGGRAPH 2019 Immersive Pavilion Chair Victoria Rege, in an official release. “In

(Update) Photo Shows Magic Leap ‘Test Rig’ NOT Prototype AR Headset


Update: Magic Leap’s CEO took to Twitter today to explain this photo more clearly. The photo shows an @magicleap R&D test rig where we collect room/space data for our machine vision/machine learning work. – (Original Story): An unnamed source reportedly sent a photo of the secretive augmented reality startup Magic Leap’s hardware to Business Insider. Magic Leap managed to raise nearly $1.4

Unlocking the Magic of XR With Your Voice

Tech Trends VR

Clarke’s Third Law (the one that states that any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic), just try a HoloLens 2 experience where you can just tell holograms what to do. And in that hybrid reality we will experience an entirely new type of magic.

Interview to Eduardo Siman: virtual reality makes data visualization fun, we should all work together to make AR and VR to succeed

The Ghost Howls

One thing that I’m trying to do is continuing my daily job and at the meantime learn as much as I can about AR and VR. Later on, the company started working also on machine learning algorithms performed in real time : so for instance, the application takes your data, that has lots of variables, and starts clustering it in real time, letting you tune how this clustering should happen. Machine Learning has become a key part of the product, now.

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NR30 Innovator in Augmented Reality Spotlight: Aidan Wolf

Next Reality AR

Specifically, we were searching for an independent developer or creator who embodies the bleeding edge spirit of AR and its ability to leverage machine learning.

AR will mean dystopia if we don’t act today

TechCrunch VR

It’s the computer vision-generated, machine-readable 3D map of the world. Imagine a super version of Google Earth, but machines instead of people use it. Same for HoloLens, Magic Leap and all the startups in the space. The lower layers of this stack are only useful to machines, but as you add more layers on top, it quickly starts to become very private. Similar social learning took place with Google Glass versus Snap Spectacles. Matt Miesnieks.

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Facebook’s Ray-Ban Smart Glasses Don’t Support AR, And That’s Okay


Using a combination of HDR and low light fusion, video stabilization, and denoising, Facebook and Ray-Ban promise high-quality images and video, enhanced even further by machine-learning technology.

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Suzanne Borders: BadVR is mixing art and technology to innovate data visualization

The Ghost Howls

But it is very interesting , because it will touch a lot of hot topics, like: Data visualization in XR; Magic Leap; Being a woman working in XR; How is XR in Asia. Today the interview will cover the first two topics: dataviz in VR thanks to BadVR solution and Magic Leap. I see on Twitter that you use a lot your Magic Leap device, so why are you a so big advocate for Magic Leap? ( I know that you won of the dev grants offered by Magic Leap.

The XR Week Peek (2020.09.28): The debate on Facebook continues, Microsoft acquires Zenimax, and more!

The Ghost Howls

On Twitter I’ve found an amazing experiment done with ARKit where the creator has created an AR instant replay machine , that lets you record the movements of some 3D objects in front of you and then re-see the action forward and backwards from all the points of view. Learn more.

The XR Week Peek (2021.06.07): Facebook working on Quest 2 Pro, Nolo and Arpara announce new VR headsets, and more!

The Ghost Howls

But what I have learned in the past is that a headset must be tried and numbers never tell the full story, so I hope I can try this to tell you how good it is. You know that I’m an enormous fan of BCIs because I think that they are the future of technology, the ultimate man-machine interface.

The XR Week Peek (2020.07.13): Sony invests in Epic, Rockstar is working on an AAA VR game, and more!

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Peggy Johnson is the new CEO of Magic Leap. Magic Leap has finally a new CEO: Peggy Johnson. More info (Peggy Johnson is the new CEO of Magic Leap) More info (The sad story of The Last Light project for Magic Leap). Learn More.

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5 key points to consider before creating a Successful Augmented Reality App


Learn / Gain What is your customer going to learn or gain from the application? Creating AR apps to display some 3D object will never help the user learn or gain anything. Creating AR apps engineering, especially to learn the machine working principles, would be a great idea.

Nreal AR Glasses To Get Controller-Free Hand Tracking Soon


It’s a feature present in both Microsoft’s HoloLens 2 and the Magic Leap One. Real time hand tracking without hardware-level depth information is significantly more difficult to do, requiring state of the art machine learning algorithms.

Kelly Peng reveals Kura 150° FOV AR glasses expected price and release date

The Ghost Howls

I’ve studied at important universities like UC Berkeley, and I’ve worked on many technical projects (for work or personal interest) in electronics, optics, brain-machine interface , natural language processing, etc…. What lessons have you learned during these years?

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AR and MR Headsets and Glasses 2019 and 2020 Overview


Microsoft set machine learning to design the MR headset to be as usable as possible despite the fact that it works entirely using gesture controls. Magic Leap 1. The only real competition for the Microsoft’s HoloLens is the Magic Leap 1.

Infinite Retina Will Make Apps And Experiences For ‘Spatial Computing’


Spatial computing is another way of saying augmented reality, which allows people to overlay digital images and animations on the real world using AR glasses such as the Magic Leap One. Infinite Retina is debuting today as a digital agency specializing in apps and experiences for “ spatial computing ” platforms.

HoloLens 2: A Look into the Technology Powering Microsoft’s New MR Headset


Becoming a mixed reality expert has a steep learning curve. To make this happen, Microsoft used artificial intelligence and machine learning. Essentially, Microsoft teaches HoloLens how to work with people rather than demanding that people learn how to work with HoloLens. When paired with AI, cloud databases become instructional content for machine learning. However, the biggest competition for HoloLens remains Magic Leap.

The XR Week Peek (2020.10.12): Quest 2 is launching, dogs use AR, and more!

The Ghost Howls

If you want to experiment with XR cloud rendering , you won’t need to buy a powerful workstation and experiment with the settings anymore: you just buy a dedicated EC2 machine on AWS supplied by NVIDIA and everything is ready out of the box. Learn more. Learn more. Learn more.

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The Best VR Meditation Apps to Try


See Also: VR Experience Review: Guide Your Mind To Relaxation With “The Marvellous Machine”. It takes the user through a series of magical landscapes, from deep seas to tropical forests.

How to get started with nReal glasses development in Unity

The Ghost Howls

In the Build Settings Window, you can hit “Build and Run” and try our magical cube on the nReal device! Anyway, I have some critics on this as well: Magic Leap Simulator. It is a full-fledged application where you can actually simulate the device scanning and interacting with a virtual room (Image by Magic Leap). Looking at the demos, you can learn new things about development for this device.

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The XR Week Peek (2020.10.26): DecaGear is an intriguing VR headset, HTC is working on a new device, and more!

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Using machine learning and some ideas “stolen” from speech recognition algorithms, the system was able to transform the movement of the fingers in actual keystrokes, and it worked almost as if there was a physical keyboard. Learn more. Learn more and register.

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Super-interview with Jeri Ellsworth about her Tilt Five glasses, AR tech, and startups!

The Ghost Howls

In the interview, we talked a lot about TiltFive, and you can get more technical details here from what you can get in most of other articles released today (in fact, this article is super-long)… but I asked her also some questions about the Kura glasses and the future of AR , and what she has learned from the previously failed startup experience at CastAR. If a family can afford spending the money for 4 Magic Leap Ones, they can play this board game together (Image by Road To VR).

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The Evolution Of Virtual Beings As Both AI And Art


Mica from Magic Leap is another example. This group is working on innovative pedagogies in the education space to bring back historic characters like scientists, freedom fighters, and activists from whom students can learn about history in an interactive way.

Are Publishers Ready to go Virtual?

Tech Trends VR

Mark Christian’s job title is rather unique for his industry –Global Director of Immersive Learning – but when I met him at Pearson’s central London office he seemed somewhat bewildered by that: “I’ve actually challenged my competitors to show me where my peer is in their companies, but I don’t see them yet,” he tells me. One example is Axel Springer Digital Ventures recently announcing that they would be investing an undisclosed amount in Magic Leap.

All the best AR VR news from CES 2020

The Ghost Howls

We’ll discover it in some months… Learn more on: Next Reality Upload VR. Learn more on: Next Reality (0Glasses) Next Reality (Am Glass). Learn more on: The Verge Upload VR Upload VR. Learn more on: VRrOOm. I hope to learn more about PSVR 2 very soon.

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Eido Inoue tells us everything we need to know about HADO and location based augmented reality

The Ghost Howls

Meleap (pronounced “may-leap”) is a combination of the words “Merry” and “Leap”. While dodging energy balls from opponents (which involves high speed running, lateral shifting ducking, and leaping around the court), a player can either raise a (limited amount) of shield / barriers / force-fields , charge for release, or release an energy ball at an opponent targeted via their HMD/HUD. As platforms for LBAR is conceptually better Hololens or Magic Leap?

This All-Female Founders Pitch Event Was Held in VR


San Francisco, CA) – creates magical pets for XR, like pet dragons or unicorns, that will become your faithful digital companions. Julia Winter // Alchemie (Troy, MI) – immersive chemistry curriculum learning tools for higher education, providing real-time assessment via machine learning and data analytics to bridge the knowledge and communications gap between students and professors.