Friday, 17 August, 2018

Magic Leap Augmented Reality Glasses Now Available For $2,295

Magic Leap One Release Date Virtual Reality Image Source Magic Leap
Roberta Sherman | 10 August, 2018, 21:12

The Times's first offering for "Magic Leap One Creator Edition" is a mixed reality version of its immersive report inviting readers to explore the damage caused by the Fuego volcano eruption in the Guatemalan village of San Miguel Los Lotes. Will the Magic Leap One headset deliver the promised experience? It's described as a product for consumers, and if you want to try it in person, AT&T will have demos in some stores.

Although the goggles are designed as a developer kit, aimed at the creators and makers who will build an ecosystem for the device, it is packaged as an out-of-the-box AR system with a lot of extra additional capabilities and content.

The Magic Leap One Creator Edition comes with AR glasses, called the Lightwear; a wearable computer, called the Lightpack; and a handheld controller.

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The buzz around Magic Leap's tech led the Florida-based startup to raise over $2.3 billion from investors including Google, Alibaba, top-tier Sand Hill Road venture capitalists, and Saudi Arabia's sovereign investment arm. At a price tag of $2,295, it will be of interest chiefly to cutting-edge adopters and developers.

Available for $2295 United States dollars, the Magic Leap One is now finally available for developer's to get their hands on to, at least for certain U.S. markets. According to the post, it contains "sample code, tech write-ups and design diaries to help you fast track your training in spatial computing, create high quality mixed reality interactions and navigate your way through the Magicverse".

To be part of the Magic One ecosystem, developers can sign up for the Magic Leap Creator Portal. "Together with the MR experts at Magic Leap, Wayfair has developed a completely new way to shop for home with a spatial browsing experience that will shape the next evolution of retail". One of them shows a rocket ship getting ready to launch, another one is a picture of an astronaut, and in yet another tweet, he links to the Roland TR-808, which is a drum machine introduced by Roland Corporation in 1980.

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Augmented reality start-up Magic Leap has kicked off sales of its futuristic One headset after years of crowdfunding. "I can say I want to turn every mug into a vase and I can start to put flowers and cups around my room and around the physical spaces that I interact with". Its GPU is an Nvidia Pascal with 256 cores.It's also got 8GB of RAM, and 128GB of built-in storage, of which about 33GB is reserved for the operating system.

As for everyone else, Magic Leap One is shipping today.

Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery.

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