Magic Leap finally did it. After $2 billion in funding and a few years of leaks, teases, and hints, Magic Leap finally has an actual product that someone has actually touched with their actual hands. Magic Leap announced the Magic Leap One Creator Edition as we all got to our desks this morning, and Rolling Stone quickly followed with a description of using the device. It’s a big wordy read, but it finally reveals exactly why the startup was able to get so much funding. This is augmented reality that actually interacts with your environment—it’s selling a whole new way of perceiving 3D virtual objects, and it requires some ugly ass goggles to do it. [Read More]
Summary… * Machine-Made
Magic Leap announced the Magic Leap One Creator Edition as we all got to our desks this morning, and Rolling Stone quickly followed with a description of using the device.
The goggles (pictured above in all their dumb glory) are a pain, because man, the tech Rolling Stone describes is cool as hell.
It’s already out in the real world, and like the Magic Leap One, it uses goggles for the #AR experience.
But according to the Rolling Stone report, that experience would be different if I were wearing the Magic Leap One.
Equally big, but more difficult to hype, is the kind of technology Magic Leap purports to be using in the Magic Leap One to visualize all its augmented reality.
Opinion… * Man-Made