Monday, 24 September, 2018

Magic Leap One Mixed Reality Headset now on sale for $2,295

2018_08_01_deviceontable_pr_dighighres__1 Magic Leap One Mixed Reality Headset now on sale for $2,295
Sherri Watson | 10 August, 2018, 21:15

The headset is more suited to qualified designers and developers. Parker chip with two 64-bit cores and four ARM Cortex A57 64-bit cores to support the goggles, plus an Nvidia Pascal graphics processing unit with 256 cores and 8 gigabytes of memory. The AR headset comes with a premium price tag of $ 2295.

Tónandi is a collaboration between Icelandic avant-rock band Sigur Rós and Magic Leap Studios to create an audio-visual experience that inserts pulsing manifestations into the user's vision.

Project Create provides a virtual sandbox in a user's living room (or anywhere else) for drawing, painting and building stories.

Magic Leap has also drawn attention recently from reports that the Field-of-View (FoV) for the device is a relatively unimpressive 40 degrees vertical by 30 degrees horizontal, with a 4:3 aspect ratio.

The Magic Leap One is a three-part device that consists of a headset, the Lightwear, a wearable computer, the Lightpack, and a handheld controller. The upcoming Dr. Grordbort's Invaders is an action game involving invading evil robots, developed with Weta Workshop.

UPDATE: After many hours of frenzied speculation, the Unreal Engine official Twitter spilled the beans, announcing that the Magic Leap One Creator's Edition was now available, and including a link to the site, where a Buy Now button was prominently displayed.

Through MR and accessible via Helio, Magic Leap's web browser for 3D and spatial web experiences, The Times is able to transport a life-sized piece of the scene to readers, conveying the scale of this natural disaster in a visceral way, and allowing users to examine it as if they were there. It will use machine learning middleware and the company will make available a software development kit and development tools to access it.

The Magic Leap One Mixed Reality headset has started shipping in the U.S. It costs $2,295, but is it worth the hype?

The timing of Gattis departure becomes even more interesting if the Magic Leap One Creator's Edition is indeed being launched today, as it means that the product is being launched with no one directly in control of marketing, which is arguably one of the most critical components of a product launch. It is also worth noting here that the availability of the Creator Edition is presently limited to certain cities in the US.