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. Creator Tools.

Madefire Releases 3D Comics App for Magic Leap One

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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. The post Madefire Releases 3D Comics App for Magic Leap One appeared first on Road to VR.

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. Image courtesy Magic Leap.

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. Image courtesy Magic Leap. We have feet on the ground at L.E.A.P.

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. From AR-enabled board games, to augmented theatrical performances using volumetric capture, L.E.A.P.

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.

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. Image courtesy Magic Leap, Wacom.

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. 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. In a quest to rid the L.E.A.P.

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.

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.

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?” Magic Leap One is cool to wear.

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. AR Magic Leap

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. Image Credit: Magic Leap.

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 touchpad on the magic leap controller could be swiped to get to different tools to manage the tree.

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. Unlike Magic Leap, though, Vive Pro is available for purchase immediately. AR Magic Leap Vive Pro

Onshape Partners with Magic Leap to Bring Its Collaborative Industrial 3D Design Tool to AR

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Departing from the long string of entertainment-focused partnerships released in recent weeks and months, a new, enterprise-focused Magic Leap app has finally emerged in the form of Onshape.

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. Magic Leap Studios).

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. Magic Leap glasses.

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.

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 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.

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.Magic Leap availability. Finally Magic Leap will be available in almost all the United States. Magic Leap has unveiled the roadmap for the next months.

Magic Leap CEO Rony Abovitz: ‘If We Get The Support Of Developers We Can Be A Public Company’

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Magic Leap CEO Rony Abovitz suggested an initial public offering might be planned for his company if it is able to continue building momentum with developers. The suggestion came during our first interview with Abovitz on day one of Magic Leap’s developer conference in Los Angeles. The Magic Leap One Creator Edition headset started shipping a couple months ago and we expected it to win over some developers. AR Leap Conference Magic Leap

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 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. So the Magic Leap One may have a horizontal FOV of around 60° and a vertical FOV of around 45°. Header image by Magic Leap).

The Future of Mixed Reality Is Much Bigger Than Magic Leap

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Over the past three years Magic Leap have been one of the darlings of Augmented/Mixed reality. Rony Abovitz also went on to publish a short blog post giving what he describes as a “glimpse behind the scenes at Magic Leap.” Mixed Reality finger food Magic Leap waveoptics

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

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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.

Hands-On: Magic Leap's Create App Is a Powerful Way to Invent Your Own Reality Nearly Anywhere

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Since getting our hands on the Magic Leap One last week, we've been methodically delving into each feature and reporting our findings step-by-step.

Magic Leap opens spacial computing SDK for public download

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This week the folks at Magic Leap announced their first Technical Preview of their Creative Portal and SDK for their burgeoning spacial computing platform. “These tools and resources will be the first opportunity … Continue reading.

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

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Magic Leap One Creator Edition is now available starting at $2,295 USD. We’re talking machine learning, middleware, an SDK and development tools. Magic Leap One Creator Edition also includes several preview experiences.

Developing the Future of Mixed Reality

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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.

My predictions for augmented reality in 2019

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Magic Leap. Me, wearing a Magic Leap One. The most important news has been for sure the launch of the Magic Leap One. Rear view of the Magic Leap One. Leap Motion. You may ask why I’m adding Leap Motion here. Magic Leap.

AR+VR Weekly: Meta sale, Facebook’s AR glasses and Magic Leap mobile AR

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Source: Magic Leap. In addition to keeping you up-to-date on the top AR+VR news, funding activity, and launch announcements, here are there three stories you need to know: Meta sale, Facebook AR glasses and Magic Leap mobile AR. Finally, a job posting by Magic Leap suggests that the AR headset maker is looking to expand into mobile AR. ISS Astronauts Use Magic Leap One to Prepare for Next Mission ( Next Reality ).

Unity Reveals MARS Tool For More Robust AR Apps

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This understanding is so limiting to software design — and user experience — that companies like Magic Leap and Microsoft use the term “Mixed Reality” to try and differentiate their efforts from earlier ones.

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Enterprise Wearable & Immersive Tech 2018: Magic Leap, Exosuits and VR Training, Training, Training

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Magic Leap finally dropped to mixed reviews and BrainXchange published its Definitive Guide to Adopting Wearables, AR and VR in Enterprise. After years of secrecy and hype, Magic Leap finally released its first developer kit in August for $2,295. At its first developer conference in October, the company spoke of a few upcoming enterprise-facing apps; and in November, Magic Leap announced a creator fund to encourage designers to develop apps for the Magic Leap One.

AR+VR Weekly: Magic Leap ships this Summer, Apple’s $8 billion AR opportunity & Facebook testing AR ads

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In addition to keeping you up-to-date on the top AR+VR news, funding activity, and launch announcements, here are there three stories you need to know: Magic Leap ships this Summer, Apple’s $8 billion AR opportunity and Facebook testing AR ads. Magic Leap announced a partnership with AT&T which will make AT&T the exclusive wireless distributor of the Magic Leap One. Shopify demos use of Apple’s AR Quick Look tool for retailers ( Next Reality ).

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

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And using the right tools, you can figure out what this pattern means. I know that you like a lot Magic Leap and the work that Rony Abovitz is making… why do you love it so much? ( Magic Leap glasses.

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AR+VR Weekly: Magic Leap’s Lumin OS, Lowe’s sees ROI with VR & the enterprise is ready for MR

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In addition to keeping you up-to-date on the top AR+VR news, funding activity, and launch announcements, here are there three stories you need to know: Magic Leap’s Lumin OS, Lowe’s sees ROI with VR and the enterprise is ready for MR. Magic Leap updated its developer documentation which provided some new details and imagery on the company’s Lumin operating system. Catch up on the latest XR highlights, funding news and launch announcements. By Tom Emrich. Highlights.

Terminal 3 Finally Showed Me AR Can Be As Powerful A Tool For Change As VR

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In any other location, you might assume you’d be putting the augmented reality headset on to organize virtual furniture or fix some broken plumbing, but what you get here is unlike anything else you’ve yet seen in HoloLens or Magic Leap.

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Investors Spent Nearly $1 Billion On Virtual World Creation Tools In Q2

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Virtual world creation tools Improbable and Unity Technologies anchored investment in the AR/VR industry in Q2. Both companies remain at the forefront of VR’s push toward mainstream adoption, with Improbable heading in the direction of allowing millions of people to experience a virtual world at the same time while Unity works at the forefront of development that could allow anyone to build and shape virtual worlds using intuitive tools.

AR+VR Weekly: Meet Mica, Colgate wearable rollout and global XR survey results

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Weta Workshop unveils Dr. Grordbort’s Invaders game for Magic Leap One ( VentureBeat ). Rovio’s Mobile Gaming Classic Angry Birds Comes to Augmented Reality via Magic Leap One ( Next Reality ). AT&T to launch DirecTV Now App for Magic Leap AR Headset ( Variety ).

VIEW Conference 2018 will host amazing XR talks and workshops

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“Lone Echo and the magic of VR” by Nathan Phail-Liff. The Metaverse, that becomes the MagicVerse, in Magic Leap’s terms (Image by Magic Leap). John Gaeta is one of the co-founders of the ILMxLAB and is currently SVP Creative Strategy at Magic Leap.