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.

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. In the company’s defense, Magic Leap has been spinning its fair share of plates.

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

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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. Exploit the discounts on Oculus Store!

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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This week has mostly been in the sign of Oculus, with many news and updates from the brand controlled by Facebook. Image by Magic Leap). Magic Leap 2 is coming in Q1 2022. Magic Leap won’t pursue anything that isn’t aimed at getting more enterprise deals.

Apple Hints At VR/AR Work Once More With Oculus, Magic Leap Hires

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AT&T and Magic Leap Partnership is All About 5G, While Selling a $2,300 Headset Without It

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AT&T and Magic Leap formed a partnership last year which looked a lot like the one between Cingular (now merged with AT&T) and Apple which led to the launch of iPhone. AT&T and Magic Leap are pitching a similar marketing message involving Magic Leap One and 5G, and have begun exclusively selling the headset in select AT&T stores… but the whole thing falls flat upon the realization that the headset doesn’t actually have any 5G hardware.

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

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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. At a certain point, I asked him: “oh, you said me that you have tried Magic Leap… how is it?” ” and he answered with “ You are going to tell me in a while “ And then, as a magician, he took out a Magic Leap One and let me try it. The three component of the Magic Leap One.

Report: Magical Leap Sees Sluggish Sales Numbers Amidst Latest Funding Round

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Magic Leap is one of the most well-funded startups in history, boasting $2.6 Even at the low side of 100,000 units, that’s in the neighborhood of how many Oculus Rift DK2s were shipped globally , which at the time of launch in 2015 cost nearly one-sixth of the price of ML One.

The XR Week Peek (2022.03.14): Niantic acquires 8th Wall, Magic Leap 2 previews are positive, and more!

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Image by Magic Leap). First previews show Magic Leap 2 qualities. This week some selected journalists from popular online magazines like CNET and The Verge have been able to have a preview of the upcoming Magic Leap 2 glasses.

Report: Magic Leap Could Reach $6B Valuation, First Device Shipping in 6 Months to “small group of users”

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Magic Leap, the mysterious augmented reality startup with a multiple-billion dollar valuation , could soon be taking on more investments, bringing its total valuation close to $6 billion, Bloomberg reports. Although not citing official sources, Bloomberg reports Magic Leap’s headset will cost between $1,500 and $2,000, and is set to ship its first device “to a small group of users within six months.”

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

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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.

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

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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. The science fiction leap was “You are inside the internet now. At Oculus Studio they made an animated movie… but it is still on where you look and choreography on where you look… I think it’s elaborated and I think it’s better if the story is what your experience was. Magic Leap glasses.

Oculus Founder Serves up Scathing Review of Magic Leap One, Calling It A “Tragic Heap”

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While Palmer Luckey provided his own Magic Leap One headset to iFixit for their tear down, the founder of Oculus certainly had his chance for a proper review before the spudgers and screwdrivers came out, and he isn’t pulling any punches either. image courtesy Magic Leap. So Magic Leap One offers a few things more than HoloLens, but only just. Captured by Road to VR, image courtesy Magic Leap.

‘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.

The XR Week Peek (2022.01.31): Meta builds a new AI supercomputer, Magic Leap 2 details unveiled, and more!

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Image by Magic Leap). Magic Leap 2 to feature dynamic dimming. At Photonics West, Magic Leap’s VP of Optical Engineering Kevin Curtis has revealed some new interesting details on the upcoming Magic Leap 2. Image by Magic Leap).

Oculus Rift Creator Slams Magic Leap One as 'Tragic' & Magic Leap's CEO Quickly Hits Back

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Following the launch of the Magic Leap One earlier this month, the device and the company took a few hits from early reviewers. But it turns out those were just love taps compared to the absolute scorched earth acidic screed penned this weekend by someone well credentialed to dissect Magic Leap One: Oculus Rift creator Palmer Luckey.

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. W elcome back to Spatial Beats.

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. Magic Leap has unveiled the roadmap for the next months.

GDC 2018 ‘Day 1’ Roundup – Vive Pro Pricing, Magic Leap SDK, Nvidia RTX, and More

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Vive Pro date and price, Magic Leap announcements, Nvidia’s real-time ray-tracing, and Budget Cuts resurfaces. Magic Leap announcements. image courtesy Magic Leap. Magic Leap has launched the SDK for the device’s Lumin OS , with support for Unity and Unreal engines. Developer Neat Corp has appeared at GDC 2018 to show their progress on Budget Cuts , confirming a May 16th release date on SteamVR and Oculus Home.

‘XR Casino’ Brings Cross-Platform Gambling To VR & AR

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In terms of compatibility, the platform is cross-compatible with nearly every major VR & AR device, including the HTC Vive, Oculus Quest 2, Microsoft HoloLens 2, as well as AR-enabled iOS and Android devices; it’s never been easier to take your friends’ money!

Spatial Beats: Magic Leap 2, Holoride & Leo

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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.

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

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On the VR side, Jason Rubin, Head of Content at Facebook’s Oculus will be hosting a panel with Insomniac Games CEO and founder, Ted Price. Perhaps even more enticing is a session from Graeme Devine, Chief Game Wizard at the elusive mixed reality company, Magic Leap. insomniac , Magic Leap , mr , oculus , talks , VR. insomniac Magic Leap mr oculus talks VR

Insomniac Games Releases Seedling, the First Paid Augmented Reality Game for Magic Leap One

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One the leading game developers for the PlayStation 4 and Oculus Rift platforms, Insomniac Games, is finally releasing its first major augmented reality title: Seedling for the Magic Leap One. Back in November, we gave our impressions of the game after sampling it at the L.E.A.P. conference in Los Angeles, but the big surprise this month is that Seedling will be Magic Leap's first paid app.

Magic Leap Roars into the Auto World via Kia Stinger App from RelayCars

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Magic Leap One owners, start your virtual engines, as automotive virtual reality developer RelayCars has published an app to Magic Leap World that lets users customize and test drive a 2019 Kia Stinger. The RelayCars app, which is available as a free download, enables Magic Leap One users to examine a 3D model of the car from various angles in their physical space, modify its color, and view the virtual vehicle driving around the room.

The XR Week Peek (2020.05.11): new Quest is in the works, Magic Leap may pivot to healthcare, and more!

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Image by Oculus). Facebook is working on a new version of the Oculus Quest. According to a report by Bloomberg, Oculus is working on a new Oculus Quest model, and it has already done prototypes that are lighter and more powerful than the current device.

Stormland Dev Insomniac Games Release Strangelets for Magic Leap One

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Before that happens the developer released Oculus Rift exclusive Stormland earlier this month. And today the studio has announced another, this time for Magic Leap with Strangelets. . News Insomniac Games Magic Leap Magic Leap One Strangelets

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

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Image by Magic Leap). Is Magic Leap in trouble? The Magic Leap could become a tragic leap , using some words from Palmer Luckey. Display expert Karl Guttag has published at the beginning of this week a report claiming that all (or at least many) of the patents of Magic Leap have been assigned as collateral to bank JP Morgan. Personally I don’t love Magic Leap, but I absolutely hope they won’t fail now.

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

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Image by Magic Leap). Magic Leap pivots to enterprise, lays off 1,000 employes. With a long post on Magic Leap’s blog, in the end Rony Abovitz has admitted that the company is not going that well, and has announced a new course, that should eventually lead to Magic Leap 2.

Even Magic Leap One's Sample Apps Deliver Augmented Reality Fun — Meet Abductor

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Now that we've had a few days to recover from the VR geek versus augmented reality nerd battle between Oculus founder Palmer Luckey and Magic Leap founder Rony Abovitz, we can get back to taking a closer look at the Magic Leap One. Instead, it's merely a demo game to show developers what's possible when developing apps and games for the Magic Leap One.

Magic Leap Launches Collaboration Package as Businesses Workaround Coronavirus Lock Downs

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Now, Magic Leap has announced a new initiative to aid businesses in this process. The collaboration package includes: 4 x Magic Leap 1 devices for a trial period of 45 days. Credit for 1 x Magic Leap 1 with package purchase at the end of the 45-day trial.

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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Oculus Quest gets hand tracking. Last week, the runtime v12 of Oculus Quest has been rolled out , and this took with it lots of interesting updates. To start, now the Oculus Link is more stable and it is compatible with some AMD GPUs. Magic Leap pivots towards enterprise.

Storing & Transporting Magic Leap One Safely Works with This Affordable VR Case

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In recent days, I've twice talked about brining the Magic Leap One out into the world with me to test its mobile capabilities. Instead, I found a solution right under my nose in the form of the Hard EVA Travel Case for Oculus Rift VR from Hermitshell. Earlier this year, I purchased the case so I could take my Oculus Rift with me on a trip. But it turns out, I never used it, and now we have the Oculus Go, so the case sat unused.

Apple CEO: VR Has “Lower Commercial Interest” than AR, New Hires from Magic Leap & Oculus

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Macrumors reported yesterday that the company have recruited two new team member, Zeyu Li from Magic Leap and Yury Petrov from Oculus. Li, who formerly served as “Principal Computer Vision Engineer” at Magic Leap has joined Apple as “Senior Computer Vision Algorithm Engineer”, which could indicate a focus on anything from inside out mobile tracking to hand gesture input.

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!

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Image by Magic Leap). Magic Leap may be in trouble, but its CEO remains confident. It seems that soon it will release a refresh of the Magic Leap One , but we have to see if this will be enough. Oculus products have gone pretty well during the Black Weekend.

Angry Birds VR Now Available On Oculus Rift & HTC Vive

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So many green pigs, so little time… Rovio and Resolution Games’ fully immersive version of their popular Angry Birds franchise is now available on the HTC VIVE and Oculus Rift. on the Oculus Store , Steam and Viveport. However, I’m a bit spoiled, having recently had a demo of the Magic Leap version of Angry Birds , and I have to say that you really haven’t experienced an exploding bird until they’ve slingshot across your office in full holographic Mixed Reality glory.

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Shower thoughts on the Magic Leap One

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We are in the days of the Magic Leap hype : developers that have bought it are posting videos everywhere and every one of us is trying to understand if the device is valuable or not. So, here you are my editorial regarding Magic Leap. A girl wearing Magic Leap. The picture is very beautiful and this shows the attention of the company towards beauty (Image by Magic Leap). Magic Leap, on its side, has just launched the device in the wild.

Magic Leap and Madefire delivering VR Comic

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Secretive augmented-reality start-up Magic Leap is partnering with online comic book publisher Madefire to deliver mixed reality comics to Magic Leap’s devices when they launch. ” Madefire already has VR apps for the Oculus Rift and Samsung Gear VR, but Magic Leap advisor Andy Lanning has revealed a couple of key differences at the con. The post Magic Leap and Madefire delivering VR Comic appeared first on VR World.