"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". From the look of it, Magic Leap's untethered experience doesn't seem half bad, but I'm still skeptical of the quality as I haven't had the chance to try it yet.
Also, the Magic Leap Creator Portal has been provided to help developers build new experiences for the mixed-reality offering ahead of its debut for the masses. The Magic Leap One Creators Edition is available in selected parts of the USA starting at United States dollars 2,295 and includes the Lightwear headset, Lightpack computing pack and Control handheld input device.
Magic Leap unleashes its Magic Leap One augmented reality headset with its Creator Edition - but is this the start of something massive or a false flag? Right now, however, it's aimed at app developers, who Magic Leap hopes will want to create their own apps for the Magic Leap World store. The computing platform is powered by an Nvidia Parker SoC, coupled with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of onboard storage. The headset uses a combination of tracking cameras and a "photonics chip" lens to project images over the real world. There is Tónandi, a collaboration between Sigur Rós and Magic Leap Studios, and provides an "interactive audio-visual exploration of the sounds and spirit of the band".
All of that computing power needs electricity, and the rechargeable battery last for "up to 3 hours continuous use", Magic Leap said. Magic Leap and Weta Workshop have also jointly built Dr. Grordbort's Invaders that will bring a hyper-realistic action gaming experience to the Magic Leap One in the coming future. However, the system has a starting price of $2,295 and has limited availability. Hopefully, things will now accelerate for the Florida-based company, as developer-ready models of the Magic Leap are now finally rolling out.
Magic Leap has been working on one of the most anticipated augmented reality headsets in the market.
So just how does the Magic Leap One set up the foundation for Magic Leap Two's release to the wider public (whenever that is)?
That's because Magic Leap will sell prescription lenses for an additional fee, but CNet says users with "really bad" eyesight may want to opt for contact lenses instead.