Tag: Magic Leap

Magic Leap Headset Will Be Available From AT&T Beginning April 1

AT&T will carry Magic Leap One headsets beginning April 1. Three of its flagship stores will even offer people live demos of a 'Game of Thrones' title.

Wearable Tech March 28, 2019

Oculus VR Founder Palmer Luckey Very Disappointed With Magic Leap Headset, Says It's 'A Tragic Heap'

Oculus founder Palmer Luckey did not hold punches when giving his view on Magic Leap One headset. Luckey said the product did not live up to the hype despite its expensive price.

Gadgets August 28, 2018

Magic Leap Augmented Reality Glasses Now Available For $2,295: Does It Live Up To The Hype?

The Magic Leap One Creator Edition is now available, offering customers a first look at the company's augmented reality technology. However, the system has a starting price of $2,295 and has limited availability.

Gadgets August 9, 2018

First Magic Leap One Units Ship To Developers Under Tight Scrutiny: Must Be Locked In A Safe

A few select developers have reportedly received the first Magic Leap One units but under tight scrutiny. Developers must commit to locking the headsets in a safe when not in use.

Gadgets March 31, 2018

Magic Leap Partners With NBA, Announces Cheapest Headset Model To Cost As Much As High-End Smartphone

Magic Leap has made several announcements. The secretive company said it partnered with NBA for a special experience powered by ‘spatial computing,’ and it hinted at the possible price points of its forthcoming headsets.

Wearable Tech February 14, 2018

Magic Leap One Finaly Unveiled: Here's What We Know So Far About The Augmented Reality Glasses

Magic Leap has finally unveiled its first augmented reality product. Named the Magic Leap One, the AR system is made up of the Lightwear glasses, the Lightpack external computer, and a handheld controller.

Gadgets December 21, 2017

Magic Leap Working With Sigur Rós For Experimental Mixed Reality Music Project

The secretive Magic Leap just demoed an interactive music experience that it designed with Icelandic rock band Sigur Rós. Per usual, the mixed reality company is tight-lipped on specific details about its hardware.

Business Tech December 20, 2017

Magic Leap A Hostile Workplace Environment For Women, New Lawsuit By Former Executive Alleges

On top of criticisms over its inability to showcase a concrete product, Magic Leap, an augmented reality startup, is now being accused of workplace sexism. The lawsuit claims the company’s sexism is what hampered the development of its product.

Business Tech February 14, 2017

Magic Leap CEO: Leaked Prototype Device ‘Not What You Think It Is’

Magic Leap’s CEO has now confirmed that there’s more to the recently leaked photo purportedly showing a prototype of its device than meets the eye. Turns out the device depicted in the photo is simply an R&D test rig.

Wearable Tech February 13, 2017

First Photo Of Magic Leap’s AR Tech Prototype Leaks, Shows It Needs More Work

Magic Leap’s first prototype for its secretive AR tech has just been leaked, showing a very rough version of the device. The steeply valued company, apart from the recent leak, has had very little to show about its promised products.

Wearable Tech February 11, 2017

Magic Leap Is 'Full Steam Ahead' With The Launch Of Mixed Reality Device Magic Leap One: Report

Magic Leap has come up with a name for its product: Magic Leap One. The company also hired a new Chief Marketing Officer after two executives resigned.

Wearable Tech December 17, 2016

Magic Leap CEO Refutes Reports That Claim The AR Startup 'Oversold' Its Headset

In light of reports that Magic Leap 'oversold' its technology and is running into problems making it a reality, CEO Rony Abovitz has reacted to the claims, saying that 'mini-production test runs' have started.

Wearable Tech December 9, 2016

Magic Leap Lags Behind Competition: Innovative AR Technology Far From Becoming A Reality

Magic Leap is struggling to fulfill its original vision for an innovative augmented reality technology, as reported by The Information. Magic Leap has allegedly shifted to a new technology since its patented fiber-optic technology is hitting a few snags.

Wearable Tech December 9, 2016

Magic Leap Patent Gives An Idea Of What Its AR Headset Could Look Like

Magic Leap has been tight-lipped about any info on their product, let alone its physical representation. A recent leak, however, gives us an insight on how the AR headset could potentially look like in the near future.

Wearable Tech June 9, 2016

Magic Leap Demonstrates The Potential Of Augmented Reality Via Video: This Is The Future

Magic Leap Inc. has published its newest teaser video showing off how users will benefit from its upcoming system. The YouTube video, though, does not go into detail how exactly the technology will work.

April 20, 2016

Magic Leap Raises Nearly $800 Million In Funding Led By Alibaba To Finish Its Augmented Reality Product

Magic Leap announced new funding from investors led by Alibaba, which allowed the startup to raise almost $800 million. The latest funding round gave the company a valuation of $4.5 billion.

Money February 4, 2016

From Vacuum Cleaners To Reality Editors: How Augmented Reality Will Shape Our Lives In 2016

We've grown so used to our smartphones and wearables that they're just not exciting anymore. Augmented reality will change that, and along with virtual reality, it will be the next big thing for technology in 2016.

Gadgets December 26, 2015

Augmented Reality Startup Magic Leap Is Building 'An Operating System For Reality'

Magic Leap is trying to develop an "operating system for reality," with augmented reality being vastly different compared to virtual reality. At the WSJD technology conference, Magic Leap CEO Rony Abovitz also said that the company is looking to ship millions of its devices.

October 21, 2015

Google Glass Could Display Holograms Over The Real World In The Future

Google published a patent for technology that would place holograms over the real world through Google Glass. The patent adds more context to Google's investment in Magic Leap, an augmented reality startup company.

Wearable Tech October 5, 2015

Magic Leap Plans To Open Augmented Reality Platform To Developers

The AR company that aims to bring magic back into the world is about ready to open up to third-party developers. But Magic Leap still isn't ready for a reveal of its AR headset just yet.

Business June 3, 2015

Magic Leap Releases Stunning Video On Augmented Reality: A Taste Of Things To Come?

The mysterious augmented reality technology start-up releases a YouTube video showing off what it's busy making but as in typical Magic Leap fashion details remain scarce.

Wearable Tech March 23, 2015

Magic Leap's Augmented Reality Concept Video Hints Of Amazing Gaming Experience In The Future [Video]

Magic Leap, which received an investment of $542 million from Google, released a video that provided a glimpse into the augmented reality technology that it is working on.

Wearable Tech March 20, 2015

Magic Leap CEO Compares Product With HoloLens -- Microsoft Will Not Like It

Magic Leap's CEO Rony Abovitz has let on that Microsoft's HoloLens poses health risks. By comparison, Magic Leap's impending AR product will not pose any of the same health hazards to users.

February 25, 2015

Sci-fi Author Neal Stephenson Joins Augmented-reality Startup Magic Leap: What is Chief Futurist?

Magic Leap hires science-fiction author Neal Stephenson to lead the company’s way into the future, but tells little about what kind of future that might be.

December 17, 2014

What's so magical about Magic Leap that prompted Google to invest $542 million? Try augmented reality

Google laid its money down on a not-so-known Florida-based startup that is said to be developing an augmented reality technology that can project 3D images into the real world.

October 25, 2014

Magic Leap receives $542 million in funding round. Here's why the tech world is abuzz

Magic Leap, an enigmatic startup, has long kept mum about its reason for existence. In spite of the ambiguity, Google, along with a group of investors, poured $542 million into the company.

Business October 24, 2014

Google takes big leap of faith in next-gen augmented reality tech

Google is leading a $542 million investment in a virtual reality company called Magic Leap. While the specific goals of Magic Leap are currently unknown, the company promises great advancements in the fields of augmented and virtual reality.

Apps/Software October 21, 2014

Google pours $500 million to Magic Leap. Oculus Rift on its crosshair?

Google is investing $500 million in a company called Magic Leap. Along with the other investors, the funding round aims to deliver a new technology dubbed as “cinematic reality.”

Business October 15, 2014

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