The XR Week Peek (2020.06.13): Magic Leap exploring a sale, events are going virtual and more!

The Ghost Howls

I hope to see your there, physically or virtually . Image by Magic Leap). Magic Leap is on sale. A report on Bloomberg informed us all that Magic Leap is exploring a sale of the company. and there is always more interest in virtual gatherings.

Magic Leap Files Design Patent For ‘Virtual Reality Glasses’

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Technology enthusiasts continue to itch for a proper look at Magic Leap’s technology. This method of inserting digital objects into your view might be visually indistinguishable from unaltered reality, or at least that’s the promise. Magic Leap told Business Insider “what you are looking at is not our product.” Tagged with: Magic Leap Facebook Twitter Reddit More. AR Magic Leap

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EON Reality and Magic Leap Launch the AVR Platform for Magic Leap Devices

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EON Reality’s flagship product is now available through the Magic Leap World app store. As with any other modality of the AVR Platform, all that’s needed to create and share lessons to the new Magic Leap app is a computer or smartphone with a stable internet connection.

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

The Ghost Howls

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. If you follow me since a while, you should recall that I had a startup focused on full body virtual reality called Immotionar : we mixed VR headsets and Kinects to let you use your full body in VR. At a certain point, I asked him: “oh, you said me that you have tried Magic Leap… how is it?”

EON Reality Announces Partnership with Magic Leap

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EON Reality is happy to announce a partnership with Magic Leap as the XR device manufacture expands into the enterprise market with the launch of Magic Leap 1. The post EON Reality Announces Partnership with Magic Leap appeared first on EON Reality.

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

The Ghost Howls

Now, this genius that has revolutionized cinema has landed in the mixed reality ecosystem , to try to improve it as well. 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. He was obsessed with Virtual Reality. The science fiction leap was “You are inside the internet now. I think people will want and need Mixed Reality. Magic Leap glasses.

EON Reality and Magic Leap Launch the AVR Platform for Magic Leap Devices

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EON Reality’s flagship product is now available through the Magic Leap World app store. As with any other modality of the AVR Platform, all that’s needed to create and share lessons to the new Magic Leap app is a computer or smartphone with a stable internet connection.

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.”

Magic Leap Job Listing Suggests Big Retail Presence Incoming

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As with virtual reality, the best way to get people to understand augmented reality is to get them to actually try it. To that end, it looks like Magic Leap will be making a big push towards getting its kit into people’s hands in the future. Rather than its very own stores, though, the listing suggests Magic Leap is set to focus on events, pop-up stores and taking up space inside existing stores for its retail presence.

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.

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 Magic Leap). Magic Leap looks for a $100-million deal to save itself. Some reports by Business Insider and The Information talk about the current situation of Magic Leap, that seems always more complicated. Learn more about Museum Of Other Realities.

Magic Leap’s First Developer Conference is Coming to L.A. in October

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Magic Leap, the Florida-based AR company behind the Magic Leap One headset , just announced the dates of the first developers conference. Dubbed L.E.A.P. Here’s the main text on the conference’s registration site : “JOIN THE GREATEST MINDS IN SPATIAL COMPUTING FOR OUR FIRST EVER L.E.A.P. CONFERENCE AND DISCOVER HOW TO WIELD THE OTHERWORLDLY POWERS OF MAGIC LEAP ONE.” ” Magic Leap’s L.E.A.P.

Magic Leap’s LEAP Con 2018 round-up: all the major announcements in only one place

The Ghost Howls

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 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 (2020.04.27): 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.

Magic Leap One Hands-On Impressions Round-Up: ‘None Of It Is Truly Mind-Blowing’

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A smattering of news outlets including Wired, CNBC, The Verge, Wall Street Journal and MIT’s Technology Review were granted Magic Leap One demos in connection with the availability of pre-orders today. I found the piece by Rachel Metz at the MIT Technology Review to be the most enlightening of the articles written about Magic Leap One’s launch, with Metz writing that Magic Leap still won’t offer a clear description of how its technology operates.

The Porgs from Star Wars Are Coming to Magic Leap One

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It turns out that Dr. Grordbort's Invaders is not the only Magic Leap demo to become a reality for the Magic Leap One. ILMxLAB, the augmented and virtual reality arm of Lucasfilm, announced on Monday the Star Wars: Project Porg for Magic Leap One. The team didn't disclose when the app will be available for download on the ML1, but the experimental demo will debut at the L.E.A.P.

#SXSW2019 – Magic Leap and FLOOD

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Mixed Reality creates a magical soundscape at South by Southwest. In a side area, there is a substantial line waiting to try out Magic Leap Click To Tweet. They are Magic Leap. Magic Leap is here at SXSW with FLOOD magazine. Meanwhile, in a side area, there is a substantial line waiting to try out Magic Leap’s Augmented Reality. Director of Magic Leap Studios, to learn more about what’s happening here.

Magic Leap Exec: MR App Developers Are “the Foundation of Spatial Computing”

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If you follow Magic Leap, you’re probably aware that they recently launched a program for MR app developers. The program helps to give developers access to Magic Leap hardware, as well as special workshops. A Quick Review of Magic Leap.

Magic Leap Launches Collaboration Package as Businesses Workaround Coronavirus Lock Downs

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This has lead to a greater interest in remote collaboration, something virtual reality (VR) and augmented/ mixed reality (AR/MR) is particularly good at. Now, Magic Leap has announced a new initiative to aid businesses in this process.

Mercedes and Magic Leap Debut Immersive Roadshow in the UK

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It features virtual, augmented and mixed reality. Also, it utilizes proprietary Magic Leap technology – an innovative leader on the XR market. Thus, starting with its early days in the 19th century and up to the present, the immersive reality experience will allow users to live the brand story. Therefore, apart from the Magic Leap One suite, they also installed several motion platforms.

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.

VR And AR Projects Releasing Online After SXSW 2020 Cancellation

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The projects include several 360 video projects that will launch on Oculus TV, along with a new AR project called ‘Fragments’ that is available now for Magic Leap 1 users.

Magic Leap NBA app puts up multiple virtual screens in your room

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Virtual and augmented reality are most often associated with games but that dismisses too easily the non-gaming applications of the technology. AR company Magic Leap has taken that idea and made it accessible to developers and … Continue reading. Archive Magic Leap sports virtual reality VROne of the most common is the ability to put up more screens than you can have room or budget for actual physical monitors.

The VR Download: Quest Coming Back, Alyx Gets Mods, AI Beat Saber Maps, Magic Leap Layoffs

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We discuss Oculus Quest coming back in stock, Half-Life: Alyx getting mods, AI Beat Saber Maps, Quest 2’s possible specs, and the layoffs at Magic Leap. Unlike regular video podcasts, The VR Download is broadcast from virtual reality!

Glimt: The Vanishing at the Grand Starlight Hotel now Available for Magic Leap 1

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Magic Leap 1 may not be considered an ideal gaming platform due to its high cost and general focus towards enterprise use cases but nobody seems to have told Resolution Games. The studio which is well known for virtual reality (VR) titles like Bait!,

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. And with the Augmented and Virtual Reality market projected to reach $162 billion by 2020 , some would call that a fair price. million times on YouTube, and showed employees of the company blasting aliens in an augmented reality first person shooter. Then, this week, Magic Leap’s head of public relations unexpectedly announced he was leaving the company.

Hands-On with Magic Leap's Avatar Chat, Remote Virtual Meetings in AR Have Arrived

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Unlike the realm of virtual reality, augmented reality is less about losing yourself in some fantasy environment, and more about getting things done in the real world. So while a number of games have been released that capture the imagination on devices like the Magic Leap One and the HoloLens, when it comes to real world usage, apps that are more practical is where the action is at. Don't Miss: Magic.

SIF: Magic Leap GOT experience, Gloomy eyes, Reggie Watts’s AR Grease hands on!

The Ghost Howls

Magic Leap “The dead must die” GOT experience. Magic Leap’s GOT experience presented here in Qingdao is maybe the best “room scanning experience” I have ever tried in my life. It works like this: you put the Magic Leap One on your head, and then you start scanning your room to prepare Magic Leap tracking for the true experience. My face when Magic Leap experience ended (Image by Know Your Meme).

Magic Leap One Creator Edition begins shipping out today

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After many years of waiting, Magic Leap is finally ready to launch its flagship product, the Magic Leap One mixed reality headset. Archive augmented reality headset Magic Leap mixed reality virtual reality WearableThis is a launch that’s been a long time coming, but even though the headset is shipping out today, there’s still plenty of progress to be made.

Magic Leap abandons consumers, lays off 1,000 employees, misses opportunity go to big during pandemic

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(Image courtesy Magic Leap.). Extended reality company Magic Leap announced this week that it is abandoning the consumer market and laying off employees. With virtual reality and virtual worlds, there’s a similar problem at work.

The Ghost Howls’s VR Week Peek (2019.12.16): Oculus Quest gets hand tracking, Magic Leap pivots towards enterprise and much more!

The Ghost Howls

Magic Leap pivots towards enterprise. After the disappointing sales of the Magic Leap One, finally, Magic Leap has understood that the company can’t survive targeting consumers and “creators”, and it is time to target the only sector that is bringing money: the enterprise.

Virtual Reality is reaching a mature state according to Gartner

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Some days ago, while browsing the Facebook group VIRTUAL REALITY, I found a post comparing the Gartner Hype Cycle 2017 and 2018. The results of the comparison were basically two: Augmented Reality has not moved in the graph; Virtual Reality has disappeared. Virtual Reality, instead, was going towards the right part of the graph in 2017 and this year it has disappeared. Virtual Reality has many applications in which it is already useful.

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!

The Ghost Howls

This means that if you employ 4 for tracking, you can still use two for instance for eye-tracking and one for lips tracking; Be able to finally offer passthrough augmented reality with appropriate resolution and framerate. Image by Magic Leap). Goood Monday everyone!

Detective Game Glimt Will be Resolution Games’ Second for Magic Leap

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Last year Resolution Games diversified into augmented reality (AR) with Angry Birds FPS: First Person Slingshot for Magic Leap One. Thanks to the Magic Leap Independent Creator Programme the studio has just announced its next project, an original IP called Glimt: The Vanishing at the Grand Starlight Hotel. The videogame is a detective mystery filled with psychic powers, magic and of course a little murder.

Explore Mother Nature’s Micro Kingdoms With Magic Leap and BBC Earth Later This Year

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In 2018 BBC Studios and videogame developer PRELOADED teamed up with Google for a virtual reality (VR) experience called BBC Earth: Life in VR for Google Daydream. For 2019, the pair have now collaborated with Magic Leap on a mixed reality (MR) project called BBC Earth – Micro Kingdoms: Senses. BBC Earth – Micro Kingdoms: Senses has been made possible thanks to funding by the Magic Leap Independent Creator Program.

Magic Leap’s big reveal only prompts more questions

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billion dollars and six years in, Magic Leap has revealed its first product, and yet we still have more questions than we do answers. The Magic Leap One: Creator Edition has arguably been one of the most hotly-anticipated – and certainly controversial – wearables in the new age of mixed and augmented reality. Problem is, just like the virtual … Continue reading.