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Google Partners With Magic Leap to Secure Key Tech for AR Headsets

Road to VR

Google and Magic Leap today announced a “strategic technology partnership.” And even Oculus Go—a low cost headset that further streamlined the ‘smartphone VR’ experience by building the smartphone components directly into the headset—couldn’t make the formula work.

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The Apple Effect: Magic Leap Founder’s Previous Company Launches App on Vision Pro

Road to VR

.” With the entrance of Apple Vision Pro, one such entity to follow suit is Stryker’s Mako , a robotic surgery group initially founded as a standalone company by Rony Abovitz, the founder and first CEO of AR unicorn Magic Leap.

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Magic Leap 2 Controller May Use On-board Inside-out Tracking, an Industry-first

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A new photo of Magic Leap 2 appears to show the device’s controller equipped with cameras for inside-out tracking which would be the first time we’ve seen the approach employed in a commercial XR headset. A recent photo of Magic Leap 2 posted by Peter H. Image courtesy Oculus. Image courtesy Oculus.

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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. It is coming soon to the Oculus store. Magic Leap’s next headset to ship in Q4 2021. Over 60 titles on the Oculus platform surpass $1M in revenue.

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Report: AR Startup Magic Leap is Looking for a Buyer

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Magic Leap, the multi-billion dollar AR startup, could be exploring the possibility of a sale, a Bloomberg report maintains, citing people familiar with the matter. The company’s deep pockets funded the release of Magic Leap 1, an AR headset targeted at developers, enterprise, and anyone with $2,300 to spare.

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Spatial Beats: Magic Leap 2, Holoride & Leo

AR Insider

This week, we look at new AR and VR funding rounds, Magic Leap 2, and the latest in virtual collaboration. Magic Leap CEO Peggy Johnson says their new AR headset will arrive Q4, 2021. The lighter, slight less bulky Magic Leap 2 will double the size of its field of view. W elcome back to Spatial Beats.

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Unreal Engine 4.25 Improves Support for HoloLens 2, Magic Leap, Adds Azure Spatial Anchors

Road to VR

HoloLens 2 and Magic Leap saw the most attention, including the addition of Azure Spatial Anchors, Microsoft’s cross-platform system which enables shared augmented spaces across devices. was released and saw a host of improvements, especially to HoloLens 2 and Magic Leap. Image courtesy Magic Leap.