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 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.

Stanford Children's Hospital Experiments with Magic Leap One to Reinvent Medical Training Simulations

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In the last few years, the HoloLens has become a popular tool for use in medical procedures and training. But recently, the Magic Leap One has gained momentum in the space as well when it comes to medical use cases.

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.

US Navy Using Magic Leap AR Technology to Improve Warfare Training

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In recent years, the US military has been utilizing augmented reality as a training tool, giving officers and soldiers an opportunity to train and hone their decision-making, tactical efforts, and weapons accuracy via virtual scenarios.

Magic Leap’s AI ‘Mica’ Won’t Turn Off Your Lights, Play Your Music, or Give Directions

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Magic Leap today released a blogpost detailing more motivation behind building Mica, the company’s upcoming AI announced at Leap Con last year. SEE ALSO Magic Leap Shows off Upcoming Enterprise Apps Focused on Professional 3D Design.

Star Wars: Project Porg Is Like A Tamagotchi For Magic Leap, Out Now

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Forget Jedi training and duels with Darth Vader; the most important Star Wars AR app just released. That’s right, Project Porg is now available for Magic Leap One. A few years back we reported that Magic Leap had partnered with ILMxLAB, a division of Lucasfilm.

Magic Leap CEO: “we are making mini-production test runs of our first system”

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Following a bout of skeptical press, Magic Leap CEO Rony Abovitz claims the company is already doing production test runs of their first AR “system,” which is said to be “small, sleek, cool.” ” Magic Leap has raised a staggering $1.4

Resolution Games, Felix & Paul, More Win Magic Leap Indie Creator Grant

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Last week, we reported that Magic Leap had seen over 6,500 applications to its Independent Creator Program. The Independent Creator Program provides funding and resources to smaller studios looking to work with Magic Leap One. We reached out to Magic Leap asking why it had chosen some of these studios over lesser-known applicants. Medicalholodeck uses 3D scans of the body for education and surgeon training, for example.

ISS Astronauts Use Magic Leap One to Prepare for Next Mission

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On Tuesday, European Space Agency astronaut Luca Parmitano took to Twitter to show himself and fellow crew member Andrew Morgan (representing NASA) using the Magic Leap One to train an upcoming mission. The tradition of using cutting edge technology to prepare for missions in space, in this case, augmented reality, continues with a new team of international astronauts slated to board the International Space Station (ISS) later this year.

This Is What Tech Reviewers Think of the Magic Leap One After Spending Time with the Finished Product

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The hype train that left the station years ago has reached its first stop, and now we finally have access to the Magic Leap One, the device many have claimed would revolutionize the augmented reality space at launch.

Magic Leap, Microsoft Pursuing Military Contracts to Supply AR Headsets for Soldiers, Report Says

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Leading augmented reality headset makers Microsoft and Magic Leap are among the companies now vying for a military contract for battlefield heads-up displays. The same technology applied to first-person games like this may help train soldiers in combat.

Spatial Computing: Bigger Than Magic Leap

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I blame this all on Magic Leap’s founder, Rony Abovitz. They, Magic Leap, even further defined the term. Yes, Magic Leap is the most advanced at the moment. Tribe X, a new DJ in VR training company.

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. Just three months ago, the company revealed it’s putting 17,000 Oculus Go headsets in Walmart stores for employee training. And this year, Lowe’s extended its use of mixed reality to employee training and rolled out more XR experiences aimed at solving customers’ challenges.

Leaping Into the AR Magicverse?

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Magic Leap finally materializes into a product some of us can actually buy, yet the real test will be whether developers take the bait. There’s only so much “we know something you don’t know” you can take before it starts to become annoying, but Magic Leap simply would not take a hint.

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

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Magic Leap, Disney, and Epic Games are bringing their A-game to the annual tech conference. Nitro – Nitro is a mixed reality game for the Magic Leap that lets users drive a small remote control car around a virtual obstacle course using motion controls and hand gestures.

Ecuador Is Launching A VR Training Program Supported By The World Bank

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Immersive training has the potential to make a huge impact on Ecuador’s education system. He sites an experimental study in China that the project draws from which showed a 30% increase in test results across the board from students using VR and AR training techniques.

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.

Wearable Technologies 2017: Year in Review, from Glass Enterprise Edition to ARKit

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Augmented and Virtual Reality made further headway in enterprise, especially for design collaboration, assembly instructions, and training.

Are Publishers Ready to go Virtual?

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This is a training tool for nursing students which allows them to interact with holographic patients and experience common medical scenarios they might not otherwise be exposed to. Will we see a gold rush in the publishing industry as major players move to invest in Immersive Technologies?

This Is What A Mixed Reality Hard Hat Looks Like

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Not only can you plan work more efficiently, but you can also train workers and compare plans against tasks completed. News Construction HoloLens Industrial Microsoft Training TrimbleA Microsoft-endorsed hard hat solution lets construction workers use holograms on site.

Charting the Future of XR

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How VR & AR are Changing Training, Education & Worker Guidance. With NIVEA, L’Oreal, Deutsche Telekom, Nestlé and Magic Leap.

What to expect from next-gen HoloLens

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I guess they will steal some ideas from Magic Leap and provide a more comfortable headset (more cushions) and more customization options (more accessories to fit it on your nose, support for prescription lenses, etc…). The time has come.

AR Glasses You Can Be Seen In

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Magic Leap makes you look like a Minion, and even though I personally think the HoloLens looks much cooler (hey, what can I say, I’m a geek) I will also admit that it feels on the heavy side after prolonged use. Are we finally getting closer to affordable, good-looking AR wearables?

Oculus CTO John Carmack Talks Immersive Technology On The Joe Rogan Podcast

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The CTO explains his skepticism of the technology before diving into the unfulfilled promises made by Magic Leap in regards to their Magic Leap One Creator Edition headset. The industry legend gives his thoughts on VR, AR, location-based entertainment, and more.

AR Glasses You’d Be Happy To Be Caught Dead In

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Magic Leap makes you look like a Minion, and even though I personally think the HoloLens looks much cooler (hey, what can I say, I’m a geek), I will admit that you begin to feel the considerable weight of the device after prolonged use.

AR+VR Weekly: Huawei’s AR glasses, VR Black Friday and VR footwear by Google

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Meanwhile, Walmart is using VR to train its staff for the upcoming Black Friday madness. AT&T Reveals Winners of First Magic Leap Hackathon ( Next Reality ). Magic Leap is Offering Individual Developers up to $500K for Their AR Projects ( Road to VR ).

Augmented reality is reaching a mature state according to Gartner

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thanks to a better training). Last year I interviewed John Gaeta , that is building the Magicverse at Magic Leap and I asked him how much time we’ll need to get there, to have a fully persistent and shared mixed reality that is completely blended with the real world.

Exclusive: Vality is Building a Compact VR Headset with Ultra-high Resolution

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That could make it best for certain types of training and simulators where being able to read small text and see distant objects and landscapes is important. The company believes that the mobile version will appeal to different use-cases (especially training) than the PC tethered version.

Leap Motion’s North Star is the DK1 of AR: hands-on preview and how to buy it!

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You probably have heard about Leap Motion’s Project North Star , that should be able to offer people affordable augmented reality. Notice a Leap Motion sensor installed on top of it. On the downtown 3 train.

Hollywood shows jobs of the future: Spatial Computing camera systems

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Real revolutions are coming to education, training, entertainment, and other things (at the end of the video we hinted how Tesla is gathering data to make fully autonomous cars possible). We all know lots of jobs will go away in the next decade or two.

U.S. Army To Receive 100,000 Microsoft HoloLens Headsets

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Several companies went through the bidding process, including HoloLens’s biggest competitor, Magic Leap, but it was Microsoft who ultimately won the bid to partner with the Army as a non-traditional defense contractor.

Virtual Reality is reaching a mature state according to Gartner

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Magic Leap has created lots of hype, but in the end it is just a dev-kit). Some days ago, while browsing the Facebook group VIRTUAL REALITY, I found a post comparing the Gartner Hype Cycle 2017 and 2018.

2018 In Review: The Year Standalones Took VR And AR Everywhere

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A number of VR developers are quietly working on projects for this year and beyond, while 2018 saw 17,000 standalone $200 Oculus Go VR headsets purchased by Walmart and deployed at stores everywhere to train employees. Magic Leap One. Magic Leap reportedly lost out on the contract won by Microsoft. We don’t follow the logic, but he claimed those larger efforts will be “much more inefficient” compared to Magic Leap.

Microsoft Opens Up HoloLens Pre-orders In 6 Countries

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Meanwhile, we’re still looking to mysterious MR competitor Magic Leap to deliver some solid competition. One of the most well known mixed reality devices, Microsoft’s HoloLens, has had a pretty good year.