Magic Leap Opens Programs To Extend Support To Developers

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Magic Leap is giving developers access to additional hardware, funding, enterprise customers, and support. Magic Leap understands that the future of AR means empowering creators with the right tools to explore ideas that will push the technology further into the arms of consumers. Magic Leap is committed to enabling developers through funding and support so they can create the next generation of enterprise-focused immersive experiences.

Turn Your Home Into A Mixed Reality Record Store With Spotify On Magic Leap

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Spotify — the Starbucks Coffee equivalent to digital music streaming — this week announced its arrival on the Magic Leap One mixed reality headset, adding yet another entry into its list of compatible devices. Available for download now via Magic Leap World, the Spotify mixed reality app allows Premium subscribers to access their personal catalog of music and playlists in a mixed reality setting. Feature Image Credit: Magic Leap.

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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. A meeting was also allegedly held between Facebook and Magic Leap, however Facebook was uninterested in acquiring Magic Leap at the time.

Hands-On With Magic Leap Shooter ‘Dr. Grordbort’s Invaders’

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Weta Workshop offers a taste of their upcoming shooter at the Magic Leap’s first L.E.A.P. Magic Leap’s inaugural L.E.A.P. developer conference officially kicked-off this morning in Los Angeles, bringing together some of the most talent creators in mixed reality (MR) for two days of exciting demonstrations, gripping keynotes, and other intriguing reveals regarding the Magic Leap One Creator Edition headset. Image Credit: Magic Leap.

US Navy Using Magic Leap Headsets To Keep Soldiers Combat-Ready At Sea

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The Magic Leap One AR headset enters the US Military training program. A new AR training tool developed by Magic Leap Horizons will use Magic Leap One AR headset to deliver various AR military training scenarios to the US Navy. Magic Leap Horizons originally developed TRACER as part of the US Army’s Augmented Reality Dismounted Soldier Training (ARDST) project.

Diorama-style AR Detective Game ‘Glimt’ Arrives on Magic Leap 1, Trailer Here

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Resolution Games, the studio behind Acron: Attack of the Squirrels (2019) and Angry Birds VR: Isle of Pigs (2019) , today launched their latest game on Magic Leap 1. Called Glimt: The Vanishing at the Grand Starlight Hotel , the detective game arrives today on Magic Leap World for free. Glimt is Resolution Games third AR game and was created as part of Magic Leap’s Independent Creator Program.

Magic Leap Releases Toolkit With Pre-built Components for Easier AR Development

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Magic Leap has released a new set of development components in a ‘Magic Leap Toolkit’ (MLTK) which includes a slew of pre-built tools which aim to make it easier for creators to bring their AR vision to life without needing to re-think the basics. The MLTK, available now for developers working in Unity , offers up a range of pre-built tools which take some of the heavy lifting out of building AR apps for the Magic Leap headset.

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.

Magic Leap is Giving Away 500 AR Headsets as Part of Epic’s $100M Unreal MegaGrants

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At Unreal Engine Build: Detroit 2019, Magic Leap today announced that the company will be giving away 500 Magic Leap One Creator Edition AR headsets as part of the recently unveiled Epic MegaGrants. Epic MegaGrants is Epic Games’ $100 million initiative designed to support developers of media, entertainment, and games, as well as enterprise professionals, students, educators, and tool developers working with Unreal Engine.

Magic Leap Announces First Round of Independent Creator Program Grant Recipients

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Magic Leap is giving away serious cash to developers this year through their Independent Creator Program , which has earmarked an “eight-figure” number destined to fund app developers working in gaming, entertainment, collaboration, productivity, and more. Magic Leap says in their blogpost the list below isn’t comprehensive, as some grant recipients are still in stealth mode and will announce themselves and their projects at a later date.

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

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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.

Unity Extends ‘MARS’ Creation To Magic Leap And HoloLens

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Unity hosted a keynote presentation in Copenhagen and announced a series of updates to its AR and mixed reality creation tools. Unity’s MARS tool — which stands for Mixed and Augmented Reality Studio — is going to have companion apps for dedicated AR gadgets. The first version of the tool is coming for mobile phones through ARKit and ARCore. ” The next version of the tool will be made for AR devices like Magic Leap and HoloLens.

First-Ever L.E.A.P. Conference Teases The Future Of Magic Leap

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Magic Leap’s inaugural developer conference showcases the headsets best and brightest content. Blood-thirsty robots, augmented board games, and life-sized space mechs were just a few of the offering at Magic Leap’s inaugural L.E.A.P. developer conference held earlier this week at the Magic Box event space in downtown Los Angeles. Magic Leap Studios). Available now via Magic Leap World , the 1.1 The post First-Ever L.E.A.P.

Magic Leap Teams With Brainlab, SyncThink, And XRHealth For Medical AR

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Magic Leap’s $2,300 spatial computing platform Magic Leap One may be too expensive for most consumers, but like other early augmented reality devices , enterprise users with bigger pocketbooks are embracing its potential as a business tool. One particularly promising category is health care, where Magic Leap says it’s now collaborating with at least five different companies to bring its hardware into labs, clinics, and even hospital operating rooms.

Madefire Releases 3D Comics App for Magic Leap One

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Madefire, the minds behind the Motion Books 3D comic format and publishing platform, today released a new app for Magic Leap One that will let users not only publish their own 3D ‘motion comic’ creations directly to the AR headset, but also experience a number of comics in the Madefire catalog. The Madefire authoring tool was created to rapidly iterate layered art files to create a sort of page-popping 3D comic, replete with camera movement, depth, and paralax.

Magic Leap to Add Two Controller Support, Iris Login, Javascript Support, & More

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Today at Leap Con, Magic Leap spoke briefly about its software roadmap for the end of 2018 and into early 2019, indicating some interesting new features on the way to their AR headset. With the Magic Leap One headset having just recently launched, the company is continuing to rapidly evolve its operating system and features to achieve its vision of widespread spatial computing. Image courtesy Magic Leap.

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. And what you are doing at Magic Leap to create these experiences for people? ( Magic Leap glasses. What I’ve been interested in my last year in Magic Leap is how we do move to city-scale MR experiences.

Madefire Debuts 3D Motion Comics On The Magic Leap One AR Headset

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Madefire has been committed to making “motion comics,” or digital versions of comic books that leap off the page with animated visuals. Now, the company is announcing that it is showing off its first Motion Book experiences on Magic Leap ‘s augmented reality glasses. The Madefire platform isn’t a mere app that runs on the Magic Leap One Creator Edition, the development version of Florida-based Magic Leap’s AR glasses that sells for $2,300.

Magic Leap to Launch ‘Avatar Chat’ Next Month, Developer Tools to Create Multiuser Apps

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Magic Leap is slowly broadening its app offerings, and as a part of the company’s next steps to move forward to a fully-fledged consumer product, the company today announced at L.E.A.P. Con, the company’s first developer conference, that Magic Leap One is getting a bit more social in the next few months. Savannah Niles, Magic Leap’s Designer Lead of User Experience, took the stage today at L.E.A.P.

Magic Leap Teases Magicverse Debut in 2020, Launches Magic Leap Toolkit for Developers

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After talking up the Magicverse for the past year and adding new capabilities to Lumin OS to accommodate it, Magic Leap appears to be inching ever closer to actually launching its cross-platform flavor of the AR cloud while introducing a new tool for its development community. Speaking at the Future Investment Initiative conference in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on Thursday, Magic Leap's chief product officer, Omar Khan, revealed that the Magicverse SDK 1.0

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.

GDC 2018: Magic Leap Launches Developer SDK Preview, Creator Portal

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From today you can start working on content for the Magic Leap One. Following a tease this weekend, the secretive augmented reality company today launched its Creator Portal , a suite of resources that will help developers get up and running making AR content for Magic Leap One. Tutorials include introductions to a range of Magic Leap’s new features, including the Remote controller you’ll use to interact with content, with more to come.

Magic Leap One Gets Educational Tool for Would-Be Paleontologists via Dinosaur Kit App

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The growing stock of augmented reality apps filling up the Magic Leap store seems to be picking up pace in recent months. On Tuesday, the latest addition to the Magic Leap World store came in the form of Dinosaur Kit, an app that offers an immersive education path for those budding paleontologists among us.

Our First Interview With Magic Leap CEO Rony Abovitz

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I had an interesting conversation with Magic Leap CEO Rony Abovitz on Oct. During the second day of the event Magic Leap hosted a 3-hour keynote which revealed, among other things, a plan to support two controllers with Magic Leap One in 2019. But it’s a long road still ahead, and I guess I’m wondering what can you say about Magic Leap’s ability to be there for the long haul for devs. We didn’t build it just to do Magic Leap One.

Mapbox Unrolls Magic Maps Developer Tool for Magic Leap

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Less than 20 days after the launch of Magic Leap One, Mapbox has jumped at the chance to provide its map services to Magic Leap developers through its Maps SDK for Unity. Dubbed the Magic Maps SDK, the toolkit enables developers to pull 3D vector maps, satellite maps, and elevation data of any location in the world into their apps.

Magic Leap Unveils First Look at Magicverse AR Cloud & New Meetings Capabilities in Lumin OS Update

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With many office workers in the US being asked to work from home if their job allows, Magic Leap's customary updates for the Lumin OS and Lumin SDK brings some help to keep distributed workforces connected. Don't Miss: Magic Leap Repackages Developer Tools as The Lab, Publishes Updates for Lumin SDK & Lumin OS, & Previews Magicverse SDK However, before we unpack those new features, perhaps the most exciting new.

Look Out Magic Leap, Vive Pro Is Now An AR Dev Kit

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The new update should help turn the device into the kind of augmented reality developer kit Magic Leap is distributing quietly in small numbers. Magic Leap is raising billions of dollars for a a see-through AR headset that is hard to get access to as a developer, with digital images few can even see without signing a non-disclosure agreement. Unlike Magic Leap, though, Vive Pro is available for purchase immediately. AR Magic Leap Vive Pro

Magic Leap Repackages Developer Tools as The Lab, Publishes Updates to Lumin SDK & Lumin OS, & Previews Magicverse SDK

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Along with rebranding Magic Leap 1 for enterprise customers, Magic Leap has gifted its developer community with some new toys with a tease of more to come in 2020. On Tuesday, the company not only introduced a consolidated package of new and existing developer tools that it calls The Lab and published new releases of the Lumin SDK and Lumin OS, but it also set the stage for the release of the Magicverse SDK, set to arrive in the first quarter of 2020.

Magic Leap Shows off Upcoming Enterprise Apps Focused on Professional 3D Design

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Magic Leap announced a number of consumer-facing apps and games coming soon to Magic Leap One, the company’s long-awaited AR headset which released back in August. Wacom Prototype Creative Tool. Magic Leap and Wacom, an industry leader for digital creative tools, are focusing in on bringing precision drawing, writing, and spatial visualization and manipulation to a collaborative augmented reality setting.

Hands-On: Insomniac’s Seedling Is A Relaxing Magic Leap App About Caring For A Tiny Tree

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In a surprise turn of events, Insomniac Games (yes, that Insomniac Games) is building an AR app for Magic Leap’s debut AR glasses: the Magic Leap One. The experience, Seedling, was officially unveiled today at the first ever developer conference, Leap Con , and it’s all about taking care of happy little trees. The touchpad on the magic leap controller could be swiped to get to different tools to manage the tree.

Magic Leap on sale starting from $2295, ships only in the US

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After a lot of words, flying whales, rock throwing guys and a lot of debates, Magic Leap has been released. Anyway, Magic Leap One will still be $700 cheaper than HoloLens … not that bad. So, around €2000 for these space glasses… (Image by Magic Leap). Magic Leap instead gives you a standard one year warranty. Today I see live also Magic Leap Care , the assistance service of Magic Leap.

Magic Leap Versus HoloLens — Which Is Going To Win Over Developers?

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In spite of the fact we’re joking around and playing Angry Birds on Magic Leap, the whole thing feels very grown up, in the sense that these guys are in this for the long haul, and so, they reckon, is the business of making Mixed Reality. By pivoting toward the enterprise market early on, Microsoft managed to create strong and sustained demand for Mixed Reality tools among companies looking to solve real business needs. AR HoloLens Magic Leap

Magic Leap Reveals 16 AR Experiences From Wacom, SketchUp, Wingnut AR, and More

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Today at Magic Leap’s first creator conference the company has revealed a bevy of AR content built on the headset—some experimental, and some actually launching on the headset soon (or today)—but all up and running on real hardware. At Leap Con today I got treated to a bevy of new Magic Leap content. This experience brings a new story from Bird and Owl’s charming forest directly into your living room through the wonders of Magic Leap technology.

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. Finally Magic Leap will be available in almost all the United States.

Magic Leap One’s field of view: making assumptions from the emulator

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At GDC 2018 Magic Leap has announced the release of the Lumin SDK , that is the tools that we should use to develop for this AR glass. and I discovered that the SDK contains a fancy emulator so that you can start exploring Magic Leap development even if you don’t have a device. So the Magic Leap One may have a horizontal FOV of around 60° and a vertical FOV of around 45°. As always with Magic Leap, there is a lot of confusion.

Comics Come To Magic Leap With New Series From Watchmen Artist

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Magic Leap One’s latest attempt to change traditional media takes aim at comic books. Not only that, but the platform has a creative tool that allows you to publish books on Magic Leap without learning to code. Tagged with: comic books , Dave Gibbons , Magic Leap , Magic Leap One , Watchmen Facebook Twitter Reddit More The post Comics Come To Magic Leap With New Series From Watchmen Artist appeared first on UploadVR.

Magic Leap One Will Ship This Summer With Nvidia Tegra X2 Processor

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Following four years of development, Magic Leap announced today that it will begin shipping the Magic Leap One Creator Edition to developers this summer — a window that began on June 21, 2018 and will end on September 22, 2018. Magic Leap’s use of the Tegra X2 means that the spatial computer’s total horsepower will be substantially ahead of the Nintendo Switch console, which uses a Tegra X1. Above: Graeme Devine of Magic Leap.