- Magic Leap Finally Reveals its AR Glasses Magic Leap One and Set a 2018 Release Date
Smart Leap has been working on a virtual reality or augmented reality system. Putting in about $1.6 billion and six years of development during which the rival companies have made leaps in the field; Magic Leap is finally out with a finished project.
On Wednesday, Magic Leap updated its website to reveal the Magic Leap One Creator Edition. An augmented reality system which the company is calling the ‘mixed reality’ set features a pair of virtual glasses which the company is calling the ‘Lightwear’, the battery pack which is called the ‘Lightpack’, and the controller which is called ‘Control’.
The Lightwear is attached to the Lightpack via wires. Lightpack can be worn on the belt around the waist. The Control will be the input device for the system.
There are six cameras on the Lightwear which will aid in the adjustment of the lenses on the Lightwear which will incorporate natural light to give the augmented reality a natural depth.
Magic Leap gave details about the features that can be used on this including web browsing and shopping, opening up multiple virtual monitors and telepresence.
The company has said that they will be shipping the system by 2018. Although no specific date has been set but this is the first time that the company has set a deadline.
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